Beans and Noses

One piece of advice I keep coming back to is about managing expectations. It came from an old friend, just a few days after I’d started my consulting practice. He was a seasoned consultant himself and I had asked him what I should know, just starting out.

He told me his First Rule of Consulting: No matter how much you try, you can’t stop people from sticking beans up their nose. – Jared Spool