The Egremont Group's Sean Connolly: What Being a Global Leader in Consulting Means to Me

Standing up in front of my peers to receive an award as a Global Leader in Consulting I felt strangely uncomfortable, in fact even writing about it makes…

| April 12, 2018

Standing up in front of my peers to receive an award as a Global Leader in Consulting I felt strangely uncomfortable, in fact even writing about it makes me uneasy. As CEO of Egremont Group I have been fortunate enough to work with many inspiring teams and organizations during the course of my career, and so to be singled out in such a way feels peculiar. This led me to ponder exactly what being a Global Leader in Consulting means, and the teamwork that created the foundations for this award which I'd like to share in this article.

Transferring Capability

Over the past 20 years our industry has changed, but at Egremont our philosophy has stood firm. As a company we set out to transfer our capabilities to our clients. Far from hiding our IP and methodology we share it with clients who engage with us and we are open and transparent about the methods we use to facilitate sustainable change in our clients' businesses. Early on we realized that it would be much more valuable for clients to see that we work with them to overcome a problem by giving them the tools they need. Once we know they can use those tools and the problem has been solved, we move on.

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