Consulting: Measuring Personal Satisfaction<br />Dagan Rainey<br />HRD 870<br />
What is Consulting?<br />Many different definitions <br />Providing  personal or expert advice<br />My definition<br />Giv...
We All Do Consulting<br />Consulting happens everyday<br />Me a consultant? No way! <br />Blockbuster Game Expert<br />Lac...
Interviews<br />Interviewed 3 consultants<br />Steve Rainey<br />Management consultant for readySC<br />Brian Bayless<br /...
Interview Questions<br />How long have you been consulting?<br />What type of consulting do you do?<br />What is a consult...
Steve Rainey<br />Management consultant<br />readySC<br />Focus on promoting economic development for the state of South C...
Brian Bayless<br />Process/planning consultant <br />Nuclear Security<br />Provides strategies and advice on how to keep n...
Bob Mahony<br />Internal Change Management Consulting<br />IPTAY<br />Representative Programs<br />Pioneer in developing t...
Conclusion<br />We all do consulting<br />Don’t have to have the title of a consultant<br />My personal satisfaction<br />...
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  1. 1. Consulting: Measuring Personal Satisfaction<br />Dagan Rainey<br />HRD 870<br />
  2. 2. What is Consulting?<br />Many different definitions <br />Providing personal or expert advice<br />My definition<br />Giving expert advice on how to solve someone’s problems<br />
  3. 3. We All Do Consulting<br />Consulting happens everyday<br />Me a consultant? No way! <br />Blockbuster Game Expert<br />Lacking the “consultant” title but definitely was a consultant.<br />Job duties:<br />Knowledgeable about video gaming<br />Determine and fulfill customer needs<br />Personal Satisfaction<br />Yes and No<br />
  4. 4. Interviews<br />Interviewed 3 consultants<br />Steve Rainey<br />Management consultant for readySC<br />Brian Bayless<br />Process/planning consultant within nuclear security<br />Bob Mahony<br />Internal change management consultant for IPTAY<br />
  5. 5. Interview Questions<br />How long have you been consulting?<br />What type of consulting do you do?<br />What is a consultant supposed to do?<br />What is the key to being a successful consultant?<br />What is an example of a problem that you have run into while consulting?<br />How much time do you normally require to do your consulting?<br />What kinds of ethical issues do you run into?<br />How do you measure your personal satisfaction?<br />
  6. 6. Steve Rainey<br />Management consultant<br />readySC<br />Focus on promoting economic development for the state of South Carolina<br />Consultant for 6 years<br />Most important part of being a consultant:<br />Communication<br />Always arrive at a mutually desired outcome<br />Hard Rock Amusement Park<br />How find and train employees at the lowest cost possible<br />Personal Satisfaction<br />Do the job correctly<br />Accept disappointments, but never consider them faliures<br />
  7. 7. Brian Bayless<br />Process/planning consultant <br />Nuclear Security<br />Provides strategies and advice on how to keep nuclear plant secure from terrorist attacks<br />8 years as a consultant<br />Since 9/11/01,the need for his services has increase<br />Personal definition<br />Possesses expert knowledge on a particular subject and offers his/her advice on how to solve other’s problems<br />Nuclear Power Plant in NC issue<br />Personal Satisfaction<br />Don’t take things personal<br />Do well enough to open eyes<br />
  8. 8. Bob Mahony<br />Internal Change Management Consulting<br />IPTAY<br />Representative Programs<br />Pioneer in developing the IPTAY Representative Program<br />Personal Definition:<br />Someone who gives expert advice to someone else in order to assist them in their problem<br />University of North Carolina Issue<br />Personal satisfaction<br />Strive for perfection in everything you do<br />If your ideas are not accepted then reflect on your work and try to broaden your horizons <br />
  9. 9. Conclusion<br />We all do consulting<br />Don’t have to have the title of a consultant<br />My personal satisfaction<br />Interviews<br />Future<br />

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