chapter  4
6 Pages

The grey area

Consulting at the interface between the personal and the professional
ByFrancesca Cardona

The capacity to understand the link between current difficulties at work and our early life experiences can have a transformative effect on our approach to our working lives. George progressed well over the years and became established as a highly organized and very technically competent manager. The relationship between consultant and client is key to creating a reflective space where this exploration can take place, in a setting where trust can be developed and uncertainty tolerated. Moving away from his family and developing a professional career and a very different lifestyle to his parents and siblings had created an emotional gap for William.