Consulting is not a job. It’s not something you do. It is a craft that evolves over time, and whether you realize it or not, all your professional and personal experiences contribute to your style and who you are as a consultant. Successful consultants that effortlessly command a room and are able to persuade direction and change possess certain critical skills that have little to do with expertise in industry or technology, and more with style, communication, and people skills. Success in the field comes from awareness of these critical skills and mastering their use in practice. Writen for consultants at any level, this book is an indispensable field pocket guide that is to the point, full of key questions you might ask, expert guidance, and consulting strategies. Shortcut your learning curve with these ten critical skills every consultant needs.