EPISODE 10:  Managing Change and Creating Enthusiasm and Common Ground—with Kenya Rutland

In this Craft of Consulting podcast episode, I interview Kenya Rutland. Kenya is Principal and Chief Enthusiasm Officer at KJR Consulting, a firm that helps nonprofits, corporate entities, and government agencies build healthy teams and organizations. He is a strategy, professional development, training, and facilitation expert with nearly 18 years of experience delivering high-energy consulting and facilitation to a diverse client portfolio. He shares his methods for mastering essential consulting skills, motivating people to work together and perform better, and building the consulting business you want.



Kenya Rutland

Kenya Rutland, Principal and Chief Enthusiasm Officer at KJR Consulting, talks about how he gets groups enthused, ready for change, and will to move forward. He also shares how he approaches his building his consulting businesses and the must-have people to have by your side. In this podcast, we talk about:

  • Deciding what you want out of your consulting business and how to develop a roadmap to get there

  • How to master critical consulting skills, such as facilitation and change management

  • Managing opposing views in groups and getting people to find common ground

  • How mentors can help you throughout your consulting journey.

  • The importance of having specialists on your team to handle things like taxes and legal issues with precision

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Listening Time: 33 min.

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