True Professionalism: The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career 0684834669

David Maister, the world's premier consultant to professional service firms, vigorously challenges professionals to

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True Professionalism: The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career
 0684834669

Table of contents :
Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: The Power of Principles

Part One: (Mostly) About You

1. Real Professionalism
2. Are You Having Fun Yet?
3. No Regrets
4. Dynanmos, Cruisers, and Losers
5. It's About Time
6. Are You Willing to Be Managed?
7. Why Should I Follow You?

Part Two: (Mostly) About Your Firm

8. Values in Action
9. The Value of Intolerance
10. A Time for Healing
11. How Firms (Should) Add Value
12. Success Through Skill-Building
13. What Kind of Provider Are You?
14. Managing Your Client's Projects
15. Why Merge?
16. The Adaptive Firm

Part Three: (Mostly) About Your Clients

17. How Real Professionals Develop Business
18. Finding Out What Clients Want
19. Why Cross-Selling Hasn't Worked
20. Measuring Your Marketing Success
21. Satisfaction Guaranteed

Index

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