Should You Be a Consultant?

 

Should You Be a Consultant?

When The Wall Street Journal has a special section titled “The Journal Report,” I try to read it. I pay a lot to subscribe because I need to know what the current thinking is in all aspects of business. I started reading “The Journal Report” to learn about the 10 ways to make more money in a job. The writer’s first suggestion was: Listen to your boss. I got no further. The words hit me with the same effect that biting into a madeleine cake had on Marcel Proust (1871-1922). The taste of that small, rich cookie sent a flood of memories reeling through Proust’s brain and was