Wisdom of Wizards: Insights From Leading Consultants

Terry Gallagher, President of Amrop Battalia Winston and The America’s Practice Leader for the Professional Services Industry Practice was interviewed and quoted several times in the newly released book on Management Consulting, Wisdom of Wizards: Insights From Leading Consultants. He was amongst the 33 senior executives in the Management Consulting Profession who were interviewed by the authors, Richard and Jon Metzler. Senior Executives were asked about how they started their career in Management Consulting, what it takes to succeed in consulting, best practices in managing client relationships, major client meetings and milestones in their careers, ethics and global consulting projects.

Testimonials regarding the context of this book from luminaries in the consulting profession include:

“An unbeatable collection of insights and lessons from the Wizards of the profession.” – David Maister, Consultant and Prolific Author of the Management Consulting Industry.

“If you are an aspiring consultant, a consulting practitioner or a purchaser of consulting services, you will want to read this always informative, mostly unvarnished and occasionally amusing insiders’ view of the multi- billion dollar consulting profession. – Carl Sloane, Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, Harvard Business School

“The anecdotes and stories from some of the great luminaries of the consulting industry contained in this book are not only insightful but entertaining as well. Whether you are a consultant, or work closely with consultants, you’ll find something on every page that informs and deepens your understanding of why this is such a fulfilling profession.” – John F. Furth, President and CEO of Association of Management Consulting Firms

All proceeds from the purchase of this book help fund the Richard Metzler Scholarships awarded annually by the Foundation for Excellence in Management Consulting, in affiliation with the Association of Management Consulting Firms. Additional information about Wisdom of Wizards is available online at www.thewisdomofwizards.com