Consulting Quotes

At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% – 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.
Roger Staubach

I have never believed in the Wizard of Oz theory of consulting, that I am all-knowing and all-seeing, and that everyone around me is kind of a backbencher.
David Axelrod

I stayed in the astronaut program until 1993. People ask me why I left. I thought I had a lot of things to contribute that would be difficult to do if I stayed. I thought I could have a stronger voice as an advocate for space exploration. So I ended up starting my own technology consulting company.
Mae Jemison

I am doing everything to be fit – like not eating oily food, doing yoga, gymming and consulting my doc.
Suresh Raina

I think universities are trying to figure out how we could use what we know about learning to change our education system, but it is sort of funny that they don’t necessarily seem to be consulting the people who are sitting right there on campus.
Alison Gopnik

My dad died from cancer when I was 18, and my mom was in a really tough spot. So I wanted to try to help at home. I had started doing some technology consulting.
Mike McCue

Instead of being a teacher, I got a job with a company called Bain & Co., consulting firm, and they taught me how to build businesses.
Stephen Pagliuca

When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle conceived Sherlock Holmes, why didn’t he give the famous consulting detective a few more quirks: a wooden leg, say, and an Oedipus complex? Well, Holmes didn’t need many physical tics or personality disorders; the very concept of a consulting detective was still fresh and original in 1887.
Christopher Fowler

Wherever I was in the world, at the beginning of every consulting project, one thing was certain: I would know less about the business at hand than the people I was supposed to be advising.
Matthew Stewart

The core of the consulting business is going in and essentially making yourself indispensible by eating the brain of the organization, meaning that the consultants go in and assume key functions in the organization.
Matthew Stewart

In the 1970s, as historians became enchanted with microhistories, economists were expanding the reach of their discipline. Nations, states and cities began to plan for the future by consulting with economists whose prognostications were shaped by investment cycles rather than historical ones.
Annalee Newitz

A consulting position might work in another profession, but not in pro football. There’s no such thing. They give a guy a parking spot and put his name up as a consultant, and in six months, they erase the name.
John Madden

Women are smart enough and strong enough to make their own health care decisions and should be able to make these decisions in private, consulting with their doctors and families as they choose.
Maggie Hassan

My mother was a consulting dietician, and my father was a consulting engineer.
Kimbal Musk

I could have probably built a great career in management consulting, but one of the insights that I had early on is that just because you’re good at something doesn’t mean that you should continue to do it. Somewhere in my heart of hearts I knew it wasn’t what I wanted to do.
Imran Amed

I’m not sure people would think of me in this light, but frankly, what I enjoyed most about Bain & Company, the consulting firm, was the analytical process of solving tough problems.
Mitt Romney

The eight months I took off between ‘Teen Vogue’ and ‘Lucky’ afforded me such amazing opportunities, and I learned so much from so many different people – the brands that I worked with, the companies that I was consulting for.
Eva Chen

The Senate are a branch of the treaty-making power, and by consulting them in advance of his own action upon important measures of foreign policy which may ultimately come before them for their consideration, the President secures harmony of action between that body and himself.
James K. Polk

I started the business as a computer consulting business, which, coupled to my nickname, Scorpion, formed the full name Scorpion Computer Services.
Walter O’Brien

Print science fiction writers often do consulting for government bodies.
Robert J. Sawyer

I’ve talked about my relationship without consulting my boyfriend about whether or not he wants that talked about, and I’ve also taken a story that has happened with us and, for comedic purposes, exaggerated it or changed it in some way that made him look not great.
Nikki Glaser

I’ve seen it again and again in my consulting: Most teams are too large to be innovative, despite their leaders’ best intentions.
Patrick Lencioni

A fundamental principle that I learned in my career, and a principle that my consulting company McChrystal Group helps American civilian companies to adopt, is that winning units and organizations ensure that the time they actually spend – daily, weekly, and yearly – must hew closely to their priorities.
Stanley A. McChrystal

One of the good things about consulting is that you leave the writers’ room for a couple of days, things progress, you come back, and you might have a fresher take.
Marti Noxon

There’s been a myth perpetuated where people think, ‘I need to go into consulting, banking, finance, law, or medicine to make a consistently reasonable amount of money.’ People are now realizing that’s not the case.
Fred Ehrsam

One of our first jobs was at Saba Software. We were helping them build their products for the cloud. We wanted to build our own product and move away from consulting. We were looking for a change. The CEO of Saba introduced me to Marc Benioff.
Parker Harris

The task of the mediator is to help the parties to open difficult issues and nudge them forward in the peace process. The mediator’s role combines those of a ship’s pilot, consulting medical doctor, midwife and teacher.
Martti Ahtisaari

I have never hidden my injury before, or fitness problems. Even my shoulder operation was planned after consulting the then coach Gary Kirsten and skipper MS Dhoni.
Virender Sehwag

The story of the Web starts in 1980, when Berners-Lee, a young consulting physicist at the CERN physics laboratory near Geneva, grew frustrated with existing methods for finding and transferring information.
Katie Hafner

Often, I grow irritated before the first tile has been placed on the Scrabble board. This generally occurs when one of my opponents has insisted upon bringing a dictionary to the table, making it clear that he will be consulting it throughout the game.
Craig Brown

The world of campaign consulting is full of hype. It is designed to offer those desperate for an edge on their opponent the promise of a silver bullet and a consultancy willing to go to any lengths – including all those things you’d like to do but can’t – in order to win.
Ben Domenech

I’m going to do some consulting for nonprofits and arts agencies. These are areas I’m interested in that didn’t come directly out of Harvard, but certainly I started looking at things in a different manner.
Damian Woetzel

The breadth and scale of the capabilities we provide end-to-end across strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations are absolutely unique in the marketplace. And this is why Accenture remains the partner of choice for the world’s leading companies in executing large-scale transformation programs.
Pierre Nanterme

I am the individual who formed and funded W Spann LLC. I authorized W Spann LLC’s contribution to Restore Our Future PAC. I did so after consulting prominent legal counsel regarding the transaction and based on my understanding that the contribution would comply with applicable laws.
Edward Conard

Pundits are no better at forecasting election outcomes than they would be at predicting the final path of a hurricane. Smart pundits should consider either abandoning this activity or consulting with the geeks before rendering their guesses.
Richard Thaler

I knew a gentleman who was 65 who had a consulting firm outside of Kansas City, Mo. I convinced him to sell me the business, which did auditing and reviewing of freight bill charges, for nothing down. It was a step out of working in this bureaucratic setting of corporate America and going out on my own in 1984.
David Steward

My deal with Marvel is I have a consulting deal with them as well as a contract to make ‘Avengers.’ That means I’ll read all the scripts, I’ll look at cuts.
Joss Whedon

From coast to coast, the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission have ensnared people not only at hedge funds, but at technology and pharmaceutical companies, consulting and law firms, government agencies, and even a major stock exchange.
Preet Bharara

The term ‘Consulting Producer’ is extraordinarily nebulous in TV, and it really means something different depending on the show and the specific circumstances negotiated.
Marc Guggenheim

Ultimately, I’m in the fitness industry. But, I’ve branched out from there quite a bit. I began doing consulting on writing and getting published in magazines in about 2011. Right around that time, I started doing some angel investing and looking to grow my skills and general experience outside of that.
John Romaniello

Medical decisions have been politicized. What doctor wants a state legislator in his consulting room?
Garry Trudeau

When Tom Ford asked me to consult for Gucci, I had never consulted in my life. I didn’t know what consulting was, and look, we made something amazing.
Carine Roitfeld

I love cars; I like the idea of manufacturing something, having a product, a hard product to sell and promote, but as time went on, I recognized that car companies are so bureaucratic and so ossified that it would take forever to work your way up. And so I went into consulting.
Mitt Romney

Having decisions made not in midnight deals but in the light of objective evidence and after consulting those who will be affected should itself provide some reassurance that the EU is trying to reform itself.
John Hutton

I’ve done a bunch of consulting; I’ve actually spent time in Singapore, England, Denmark, all over.
David Cohen

Pure art is a noble pursuit. Applied art is a business. That’s one reason design firms have been so eager of late to add consulting and manufacturing to their core aesthetic competencies.
Tahl Raz

Scientific corporations might well become almost independent states and be enabled to undertake their largest experiments without consulting the outside world – a world which would be less and less able to judge what the experiments were about.
John Desmond Bernal

We also provide a lot of services with our consulting group that allow people to take maximum advantage of the Net economy. Those all seem to resonate with customers and are providing a good strong base going forward.
Jim Barksdale

I’m doing a little consulting. I’m somewhat retired, still a director of a company or two.
Jack Kilby

Many of the mainstream agricultural scientists, especially at the agricultural schools, but at all of our major universities, are tied into all sorts of contractual relationships and consulting relationships with the life science companies.
Jeremy Rifkin

The problem was with Bill Clinton, the scandals and rumored scandals, the incubating ones and the dying ones never ended. Whatever moral compass the president was consulting was leading him in the wrong direction. His closets were full of skeletons just waiting to burst out.
Louis Freeh

Well, it’s still a bit uncertain, but I will do the consulting, and I’ll see how I can contribute. But I’m sure whatever I do will involve the space program. That’s where my passion is.
Leroy Chiao

At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% – 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.
Roger Staubach

I have never believed in the Wizard of Oz theory of consulting, that I am all-knowing and all-seeing, and that everyone around me is kind of a backbencher.
David Axelrod

I stayed in the astronaut program until 1993. People ask me why I left. I thought I had a lot of things to contribute that would be difficult to do if I stayed. I thought I could have a stronger voice as an advocate for space exploration. So I ended up starting my own technology consulting company.
Mae Jemison

I am doing everything to be fit – like not eating oily food, doing yoga, gymming and consulting my doc.
Suresh Raina

I think universities are trying to figure out how we could use what we know about learning to change our education system, but it is sort of funny that they don’t necessarily seem to be consulting the people who are sitting right there on campus.
Alison Gopnik

My dad died from cancer when I was 18, and my mom was in a really tough spot. So I wanted to try to help at home. I had started doing some technology consulting.
Mike McCue

Instead of being a teacher, I got a job with a company called Bain & Co., consulting firm, and they taught me how to build businesses.
Stephen Pagliuca

When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle conceived Sherlock Holmes, why didn’t he give the famous consulting detective a few more quirks: a wooden leg, say, and an Oedipus complex? Well, Holmes didn’t need many physical tics or personality disorders; the very concept of a consulting detective was still fresh and original in 1887.
Christopher Fowler

Wherever I was in the world, at the beginning of every consulting project, one thing was certain: I would know less about the business at hand than the people I was supposed to be advising.
Matthew Stewart

The core of the consulting business is going in and essentially making yourself indispensible by eating the brain of the organization, meaning that the consultants go in and assume key functions in the organization.
Matthew Stewart

In the 1970s, as historians became enchanted with microhistories, economists were expanding the reach of their discipline. Nations, states and cities began to plan for the future by consulting with economists whose prognostications were shaped by investment cycles rather than historical ones.
Annalee Newitz

A consulting position might work in another profession, but not in pro football. There’s no such thing. They give a guy a parking spot and put his name up as a consultant, and in six months, they erase the name.
John Madden

Women are smart enough and strong enough to make their own health care decisions and should be able to make these decisions in private, consulting with their doctors and families as they choose.
Maggie Hassan

My mother was a consulting dietician, and my father was a consulting engineer.
Kimbal Musk

I could have probably built a great career in management consulting, but one of the insights that I had early on is that just because you’re good at something doesn’t mean that you should continue to do it. Somewhere in my heart of hearts I knew it wasn’t what I wanted to do.
Imran Amed

I’m not sure people would think of me in this light, but frankly, what I enjoyed most about Bain & Company, the consulting firm, was the analytical process of solving tough problems.
Mitt Romney

The eight months I took off between ‘Teen Vogue’ and ‘Lucky’ afforded me such amazing opportunities, and I learned so much from so many different people – the brands that I worked with, the companies that I was consulting for.
Eva Chen

The Senate are a branch of the treaty-making power, and by consulting them in advance of his own action upon important measures of foreign policy which may ultimately come before them for their consideration, the President secures harmony of action between that body and himself.
James K. Polk

I started the business as a computer consulting business, which, coupled to my nickname, Scorpion, formed the full name Scorpion Computer Services.
Walter O’Brien

Print science fiction writers often do consulting for government bodies.
Robert J. Sawyer

I’ve talked about my relationship without consulting my boyfriend about whether or not he wants that talked about, and I’ve also taken a story that has happened with us and, for comedic purposes, exaggerated it or changed it in some way that made him look not great.
Nikki Glaser

I’ve seen it again and again in my consulting: Most teams are too large to be innovative, despite their leaders’ best intentions.
Patrick Lencioni

A fundamental principle that I learned in my career, and a principle that my consulting company McChrystal Group helps American civilian companies to adopt, is that winning units and organizations ensure that the time they actually spend – daily, weekly, and yearly – must hew closely to their priorities.
Stanley A. McChrystal

One of the good things about consulting is that you leave the writers’ room for a couple of days, things progress, you come back, and you might have a fresher take.
Marti Noxon

There’s been a myth perpetuated where people think, ‘I need to go into consulting, banking, finance, law, or medicine to make a consistently reasonable amount of money.’ People are now realizing that’s not the case.
Fred Ehrsam

One of our first jobs was at Saba Software. We were helping them build their products for the cloud. We wanted to build our own product and move away from consulting. We were looking for a change. The CEO of Saba introduced me to Marc Benioff.
Parker Harris

I was guilty of using beauty products without consulting a dermatologist. So I’ve developed a sensitive skin.
Hazel Keech

What I really think of myself as is a person who’s great at negotiation coaching and consulting.
Christopher Voss

When one has retired from the ranks of American domestic political consulting, as I have, you are not really allowed to just quit. You become emeritus, of counsel, senior status, and God knows what.
James Carville

‘Iron Man 3’ was very educational. There’s a train that starts moving which already has so many moving parts, and it’s a constant process of animatics and storyboards and consulting meetings, and it’s a very mechanical process once the script is written. It’s sprawling, and they’re throwing money at it to get these things accomplished.
Shane Black

I did film and television, not having worked in banking or consulting, a very different stream. So I said, ‘I’ll go to business school, and it will help me decide more on what I want to do.’
Roshni Nadar

After Victor Paz’s government, I was still in politics, but I personally spent a lot of time consulting and working with Argentina, with Peru, and in Brazil.
Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada

I had a choice between working on Wall Street or doing consulting or working at a start-up, and I got a job at a start-up. I was one of the first employees there, and I did everything for them, and it was so much fun.
Glenn Kelman

I do a lot of corporate consulting work. I’ve been doing it a long time.
Jon Taffer

I had accepted a position as a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting in New York. But before I went into that workforce, I decided to take a year off and went to India to do a social enterprise fellowship. It wasn’t the best fit, but that was where a TV show in Korea found me and invited me to first come perform.
Eric Nam

Conte can’t wait to leave Chelsea. He can’t stand that they sell or buy players without consulting him.
Gianluca Vialli

I won’t step foot inside a new eatery without some strong recommendations or after consulting a site like Yelp or Urban Spoon.
Gabe Kapler

You’re talking to a guy that graduated from business school by the skin of his teeth, only to crash and burn at his first consulting job. What about that C.V. makes me a good representative of Asian Americans and Canadians?
Simu Liu

 

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