Category Archives: Consulting

1 Year of Consulting to Create the Future

A year ago this month, Lisa Humenik, Rebecca Hurd and Justin Pollock were exploring together – along with 5 of their soon-to-be fellows – in Creating the Future’s Consultant Immersion program. On Tuesday, October 14th at 2:30pm ET, they will be together again for the first time in a year, talking about the difference in…

I Don’t Know… yet

Last week, in Creating the Future’s Facebook group for consultants to community benefit orgs, an article from Forbes titled Are You Dealing With A Real Expert Or A Fake? 7 Ways To Tell led to an interesting discussion. The list included this at #2: Real experts have no trouble saying: “I don’t know.” That led to an interesting…

Safe Space for Consultants (Building Thriving Online Communities: Meeting #1)

Consultant lingo – it’s so common there is even a parody Twitter account called “Shit Facilitators Say,” tweeting out ditties such as, “Tell us about your group process. How did you decide who would write on the flipchart?” High on any list of consultant-isms is always the phrase “Safe Space.”  Part of the job of…