11 Nobody Likes a Hog: Give a Little Back

What’s Inside This Chapter

In this chapter, you’ll learn

  • How to give back
  • How to avoid looking like a hog.


As an old boss of mine from the deep South was fond of saying, “I don’t mind being a pig, but I’d never want to be a hog.”

If you have done even a halfway decent job, your clients and professional contacts will want to see you succeed as a consultant. Everyone likes to know someone who has gone out on his or her own and done well.

Nevertheless, nothing upsets people more than takers ...

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