March 7, 2022

Recently, CEO clients have been asking for referrals to very specialized consultants in areas critical to the growth of their organizations. I think this will be a trend for the work of the future.

Warby Parker CEO Neil Blumenthal says many CEOs are now “armchair epidemiologists.” They analyze the root of a challenge and then bring in true experts to solve that specific difficulty. Additionally, Warby Parker demonstrates a persistence in looking to other institutions that have previously tackled particular problems and then applying those organizations’ already-gained wisdom.

Uncertainty and the need for speed and flexibility are shifting us away from the DIY mentality.

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