Five Named to Million Dollar Consulting® Mentor Hall of Fame

January 25, 2010
For Immediate Release

Five Inducted Into Million Dollar Consultant®
Hall of Fame

Five outstanding consultants from diverse disciplines have been inducted into the Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame. Criteria for membership in this elite group are:

• Serving as an exemplar to others in the profession.
• Manifesting the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and accountability.
• Achieving significant annual revenue and profit improvement.
• Contributing intellectual capital to the consulting profession.
• Engaging in continuing, challenging, personal and professional development.
• Taking prudent risk and demonstrating resilience.

The 2010 inductees are:

William Corbett, Loveland, CO: As president of Corbett Business Consulting in Loveland, Colorado, Bill melds forty years of profitable business experience with thirty years of working with hundreds of alcoholics, resulting in an unprecedented track record of 85% long term recovery (vs. 20% nationally). This unique blend of talents enables Bill to deliver dramatic results for his clients.

Dave Gardner, San Jose, CA, helps clients eliminate business execution problems that threaten profitable and sustainable growth ( and helps manufacturers conquer the enterprise-wide operational challenges associated with highly-configurable products (

Dr. Linda Henman, St. Louis, MO, the author of The Magnetic Boss, is a leading expert on setting strategy, planning succession, and developing talent. For more than 30 years she has worked with executives and boards of directors in Fortune 500 Companies, small businesses, and the military.

Simma Lieberman, San Francisco, creates workplaces where people love to do their best work and customers love to do business. Her articles and ideas have been featured in publications throughout the world. Organizations seek her out to help them implement culture change that engages employees throughout the whole organization and leverage employee genius.

Andrew Sobel, New York, NY is the leading authority on client relationships and the skills and strategies required to earn lifelong client loyalty. He is the author of three acclaimed books on developing long-term client relationships: All for One: 10 Strategies for Building Trusted Client Partnerships; Clients for Life: Evolving from an Expert for Hire to an Extraordinary Advisor; and Making Rain: The Secrets of Building Lifelong Client Loyalty. Andrew’s clients include many of the world’s leading services firms, such as Lloyds Banking Group, Xerox, Cognizant, Booz Allen Hamilton, Bain & Company, Ernst & Young, and Towers Watson.

The awards were announced by Alan Weiss, Ph.D., who conducts a global mentoring program for consultants. Dr. Weiss himself holds multiple awards in the consulting and speaking professions, including the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Press Institute. The honors were announced in San Francisco at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on January 13.

At the announcement Dr. Weiss noted, “These people are readily acknowledged by their world-class peers to be fitting inductees. I’m proud to have been associated with all of these people.” The installation included the notation of “…the distinction of being regarded by peers as one of the world leaders in consulting, as evidenced by empirical accomplishments in client results, professional contributions, and intellectual property.”

Honorees are chosen from the global participants in the Private Roster Mentor Program. The Hall of Fame and all members can be found here:

There have been 26 inductees into the Hall of Fame since its inception in 1996, out of over 1,000 people eligible, who in turn represent the top consultants of over 400,000 globally.

More details:
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