From: "Ken Taylor"
Subject: Re: Have you always dreamed of become a high payed consultant? We can show you how! 9182
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Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 15:27:11 +1300
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"Don Pearce" wrote in message
> On Thu, 21 Nov 2002 17:09:22 GMT, Jim Thompson
> >On Thu, 21 Nov 2002 17:10:56 GMT,
> >In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.cad,
> >Article: ,
> >Entitled: "Have you always dreamed of become a high payed consultant?
> >We can show you how! 9182",
> >Wrote the following:
> >|LearnConsulting has helped thousands
> >Send SPAM complaints to firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Dumb shit can't even spell "paid".
> > ...Jim Thompson
> Becoming a highly-paid consultant is easy.
> Learn your subject
> Work like a slave in the industry for years.
> Get a track record of success.
> Write papers.
> Present papers.
> Speak at conferences.
> Join all the regulatory committees that set strategy and standards for
> the world.
> Then, when everybody knows who you are, and believes what you have to
> say, and trusts you to deliver something that really works, you can
> become a consultant.
> Anything short of that is utter bullshit and to be avoided.
> Of course, there is always that other beast - the "Management
> Consultant". For this you need no more than a brand-new MBA and a good
> list of basic buzzwords.
> Cynic, moi?
That's actually very close to the old Monty Python formula for curing all
the diseases known to man - merely become a doctor, do something really
important and, just when people sit up and take notice, tell them to jolly
well get together and cure everything!