The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi
UNTIL THIS POINT, we have focused on two of the three aspects of consulting mastery—the consultant’s relationship to clients and relationship to knowledge. We now turn to the third and last relationship. I believe this one is most important—and the one from which every other aspect of consulting mastery depends. It is the consultant’s relationship to self.
As I complete the writing of this chapter, I have just had a unique experience ...