4/30/19

Listening Time:

38 min

Episode 3: Cultivating Client Relationships—with Kristin Giantris

In this Craft of Consulting podcast episode, I interview Kristin Giantris. Kristin transitioned from Wall Street to doing strategic financial consulting with nonprofits in the social sector. She is managing director for 42 consultants in a national consulting practice under the Nonprofit Finance Fund.

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Kristin Giantris

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Episode Details

Kristin transitioned from Wall Street to doing strategic financial consulting with nonprofits in the social sector. She is managing director for 42 consultants in a national consulting practice under the Nonprofit Finance Fund.

  • What it takes to be an excellent consultant

  • How to build solid client relationships from the beginning

  • How she gets prospective client to a yes

  • How to provide clarity, relief, and energy to their clients

  • How to be present with and hear your clients and how that responsiveness impacts client work

  • How to engage and respond to client who challenge you

  • How she has learned to balance her life with a lot of trial and error

  • Why perfectionism is not the same as value

  • Why being yourself matters and helps you succeed

More about Kristin and the Nonprofit Finance Fund: https://nff.org