Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
As we all know, shit rolls downhill.The following diagram illustrates exactly how this     process takes place in consulti...
At the top of the hill is the Client.     Generally, the Client, in one way or another,                  generates the shi...
The shit first reaches the Partner.But Partners are very adept at smelling shit coming, and say, “I’m a Partner, I don’t h...
Now the shit reaches the Senior Manager.It’s picking up some speed by now, and the Senior Manager gets splashed. “Phew, th...
So the shit washes over the Manager, and he getswell dipped in shit. But by this time, the shit has a  lot of momentum, an...
And so the shit lands on the Consultant.And the Consultant gets covered in it, and spends the        entire engagement swi...
The Analysts are shielded from the shit by the Crestof Ignorance, which keeps shit from rolling down on    them, and ensur...
Meanwhile, however, the Analysts discover moreshit as they proceed with the engagement. Not sure  what to do with it, they...
After a while, the cave gets filled with shit, and it  starts to ferment. Then the Consultant begins tosmell hidden shit, ...
So, next time you’re a Consultant on an engagement, and you wonder why your life seems like shit, just                refe...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Downhill consultants

3,488

Published on

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
3,488
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Downhill consultants"

  1. 1. As we all know, shit rolls downhill.The following diagram illustrates exactly how this process takes place in consulting firms.
  2. 2. At the top of the hill is the Client. Generally, the Client, in one way or another, generates the shit.Client Shit
  3. 3. The shit first reaches the Partner.But Partners are very adept at smelling shit coming, and say, “I’m a Partner, I don’t have to take this shit.” And so the shit rolls on by. Partner
  4. 4. Now the shit reaches the Senior Manager.It’s picking up some speed by now, and the Senior Manager gets splashed. “Phew, this shit stinks,” says the Senior Manager, “better pass it down.” Senior Manager
  5. 5. So the shit washes over the Manager, and he getswell dipped in shit. But by this time, the shit has a lot of momentum, and it keeps rolling down. Manager
  6. 6. And so the shit lands on the Consultant.And the Consultant gets covered in it, and spends the entire engagement swimming in it. Consultant
  7. 7. The Analysts are shielded from the shit by the Crestof Ignorance, which keeps shit from rolling down on them, and ensures that the Consultant remains submerged. Crest of Ignorance Consultant Analysts
  8. 8. Meanwhile, however, the Analysts discover moreshit as they proceed with the engagement. Not sure what to do with it, they conceal it in the Cave of Unreported Exceptions. Cave of Unreported Exceptions Analysts
  9. 9. After a while, the cave gets filled with shit, and it starts to ferment. Then the Consultant begins tosmell hidden shit, and wonders “Dammit, now who’s been hiding shit?” Fermented shit Analysts
  10. 10. So, next time you’re a Consultant on an engagement, and you wonder why your life seems like shit, just refer to the diagram. Analysts

×