Find out more about The Trusted Advisor by David H. Maister, Charles H. Green, Robert M. Galford at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch. The Trusted Advisor has ratings and reviews. Bestselling author David Maister teams up with Charles H. Green and Robert M. Galford to bring us . Occupation, Academic, writer, business management consultant. Spouse(s), Kathy Maister. David H. Maister (born July 21, ) is a former Harvard Business School professor, American (With Charles H. Green, and Robert M. Galford) The Trusted Advisor, Free Press (New York, NY), True Professionalism: The.

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See sdvisor terms truzted conditions and this month’s choices. The authors use anecdotes, experiences, and maistsr — successes and mistakes, their own and others’ — to great effect. The best selling technique is to not sell, but to commence the service process. The authors have written a book on the interpersonal aspects of delivering an advisory service, on how to build trust. Maister Limited preview – Most firms and people are in the broad middle: Maister establishes trends that he has noticed from working with clients, therefore he pays strong attention to his clients.

This book is good and is a must-read for those starting their careers in the services industry and although the points suggested in the book may seem basic, it is important to note how we actually forget them at the workplace and they matter. In this book, however, he comes close to squaring the circle, and says as much:. Maister, Green and Galford also add value by demystifying the emotional dimensions inherent in consulting and by wrapping adviosr the panoply of related issues under the umbrella of a central unifying concept: If you suspect that you might not demonstrate all these traits, then how do you get better at each of them?

Recent posts in this series include: It’s summed up in this one quote, “The right to solve problems is earned by informed listening, which in turn is driven by curiosity. The wisdom shared here is adviwor and I foresee having to read the book several more times just to get it all in.


However, do not expect a sea change in your knowledge after reading this book as it just re-emphasizes these basic tenets.

Views Read Edit View history. As authors, consultants and teachers, we and others can help a lot with the knowledge and skill parts of maisteg trust, and perhaps even through role playing and practice help people improve on the behavioral aspects — getting more skilled in conversations for example.

The book illustrates afvisor scenarios and heuristics for navigating the service and corporate landscape that echoes of deeper wisdom, integrity, and honesty that goes beyond the work environment. While following the advice in this book may not lead to your client putting your phone on speed dial, it’ll get you close To asvisor their clients, they place the worst possible construction on the outcome of any idea or proposal, and on the motives, intentions, and likely behaviors of those they are dealing with.

Furthermore, I feel every book should have an appendix like this one. I feel this is a book that all advisors and experienced salesmen should read. It would have been better had there been more revisions to this book to keep up with modern times owing to the ever-changing industry landscape. Nothing ground-breaking or exclusive but it is an important read to polish your thinking and behavior when dealing with clients, colleagues and supervisors. One profession — the law — does have a particular challenge with trust inside their own organizations.

Green and Robert M. So far, not at all. Open Preview See a Problem? He also hosts the business video Talk About Change!

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You can have maistr close relationship with the client without having anything to do with their life outside of work. In short, if you can find a Cliff Notes version or a talk about the subject, I would recommend that more than the actual book.

What benefits would you obtain if your clients trusted you more? This book is helpful for people in professional service industries. A little disclaimer before I highlight the pros and cons of this book: Some good advice on how to earn and keep your client’s trust.

The Greek term is akrasia. Personally, I enjoyed this book because of the way in which the author cares about his clients. Using the Golden Rule we should treat others as we wish to be treatedwe can probably make a fair assumption or at least a good first approximation that this list, or your list, is not much different from a list your clients would make. Jan 26, Jan rated it liked it. That’s the easiest and most sustainable way to build a lasting relationship with a client.


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Maister outlines the attributes necessary in order to be a successful and trustworthy advisor to the clients. Lists with This Book. But technical mastery of your discipline is not enough, assert world-renowned professional advisors David H.

Boston, MassachusettsU. Do you have trustef trusted advisor, someone you turn to regularly to advise you on all your most important business, career, and perhaps even personal decisions? Jul 29, Stephen Davis rated it really liked it. What changes would you make to this list?

That”s what this book will try to answer. Five stages of building trust 1. It is essential reading maistet anyone who must advise, negotiate, or manage complex relationships with others. Columbo one of my favorite TV characters as the model for communication. Using the Golden Rule we should treat others as we wish to be treatedwe can probably make a fair assumption or at least a good first advisir that this list, or your list, is not much different from a list your clients would make.

It’s about emotional closeness concerning the issues at hand.

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In general, I find excellence truste trust to exist at an individual level there are many incredibly admirable practitioners in every profession a very few firms that have firm-wide reputations for it, and no one profession or industry that has a consistently high reputation for being more trusted than other industries. And when it happens, as it happened to me, you become an instant convert. What would you add? And used both facts maistrr explain something to his clients.