The Wise Consultant's Universe (condensed version)

In order to become a Wise Consultant, it is important to understand the universe in which The Wise Consultant operates:
 
THE PLAYERS…
The Consultant
The Client
The Colleagues
The Team
The Enemies
The Users
The Firm
The Ignorant
The Apathetic
The Uninvolved
The Family
The Friends
 
THE OBJECTS…
The Pain
The Vision
The Solution
The Project 
 
THE GOALS…
The Elegant Solution
The Successful Project
The Balance
The Worthiness
The Peace
 
THE DANGERS…
The High-Level Estimate
The Verbal Agreement
The Undocumented Assumption
The Undefined Requirement
The Disinterested Sponsor
 
THE RULES…
Success = Achieving The Synergy which enables completing The Project yielding The Solution which realized The Vision of eliminating The Pain while maintaining The Balance which achieves The Worthiness which yields… The Peace.
 
THE CODES…
The Consultant’s Code
The Firm’s Code
The Client’s Code
 
THE EVENTS…
The Conflict
The Synergy
 
THE FORCES OF NATURE…
Ego
Pride
Fear
Ambition
Hunger
Ignorance (an anti-force, but oh-so-significant)
Apathy (an anti-force, but oh-so-significant)
Intelligence
Wisdom
 
THE FORCES OF MAN…
The Market
 
As you can see, once you start genuinely exploring & documenting The Universe of The Consultant, you see that while it can be considered complex, it is NOT “UN-knowable” – it really can be modeled with a relatively modest number of entities & relationships…
 
That said, let’s begin looking at how The Consultant becomes The ‘Wise’ Consultant by how he or she uses knowledge & understanding of this universe to negotiate & influence it toward goals which have meaning & purpose…
– MV
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