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Contents of

More Secrets of Consulting
The Consultant's Tool Kit

by Gerald M. Weinberg

ISBN: 978-0-932633-52-1  
©2002  216 pages   softcover  
$33.95 (plus shipping)

Subject(s): Computer Consulting

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Can I Beat the Law of Raspberry Jam?
Satir's Self-Esteem Tool Kit

The Wisdom Box
Is It Wisdom or Is It Memory?
Beware of Rationalizations
Eschew False Reasoning

The Golden Key
Nosy but Nice
Lullaby Language

The Courage Stick
Discussing the Indiscussable
Not Giving Answers People Want to Hear

The Wishing Wand
The Dismal Theorems of Contract Negotiation
How Long Should My Contract Be?

The Detective Hat (and Magnifying Glass)
Avoiding Data Biases
Building Your Detective Network

The Yes/No Medallion
Yes, No, and Survival Rules
Transforming a Yes Rule
Transforming a No Rule

The Heart
The Informed Heart
Mercy Consulting
Magnificent Commitment

The Mirror
Being a Mirror
Using the Big Picture of Yourself

The Telescope
Which Other Person's Big Picture?
Looking at Satir's Questions
Through the Telescope

The Fish-Eye Lens
The Law of Unavoidably Messy Peculiarity
The First Law of Good Consulting

The Gyroscope
Life Balance and Congruence
Waiting for the Other Person to Respond

The Egg, the Carabiner, and the Feather
The Magic Double-Bind
The Effective Use of Failure

The Hourglass
Jerry's Iron Rule of Project Life
Stopping Right

Why We Burn Out
The Dreaded "Shoulds"
Competence Can Lead to Burnout

Laws, Rules, and Principles

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Sample Laws, Rules, and Principles
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