No shrinking violet, Bob built his reputation on listening to everyday consumers and asking tough questions, unswayed by client or agency opinion. Being real and challenging conventional thinking are core elements of his DNA.
Which got me thinking. Are truth seeking and truth telling given adequate attention in the advisory professions?
Attorneys, consultants, wealth advisors—most of us start professional careers because we enjoy digging for the truth and figuring out how best to deliver it. Not because we have to be right—although we do love when that happens. But because telling clients what they need to hear is the right thing to do. And in the end, that’s really what matters.
What do you think? Are we doing enough truth seeking and truth telling?