CMC-Canada Podcast

Episode 8: Resiliency and Renewal in Consulting

In this episode, James Grieve, CMC and Ashka Wirk, CMC talk with three consulting award winners about their stories of resilience and renewal.

Paul Burgener, FCMC  Lifetime Achievement Award recipient 

Kurt Pregler, CMC  Excellence in Collaboration Award recipient 

Michael Rosen, CMC  Rising Star Award recipient 

Following the CMC-BC Institute's Awards Night, our hosts sat down with these consulting leaders to hear their deeply personal stories about the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and associated challenges. Hear how these leaders stayed resilient in the face of adversity and what advice they have for up-and-coming consultants.

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Key Takeaways:

Here are some of the key takeaways from Episode 8:

  • Three unique stories of resilience and renewal and how Burgener, Pregler, and Rosen were impacted by the pandemic, personally and professionally.
  • How management consultants can be change agents for their clients.
  • The importance of self-reflection, self-care, authenticity, empathy, and transparency to deliver sustainable results for clients.
  • How CMC-Canada supports its members to connect in pursuit of intellectual and professional excellence, including through its mentorship program.
  • The value of joining CMC-Canada, a community of experienced consultants, and becoming a CMC.

Hosts: James Grieve, CMCAshka Wirk, BSc, MBA, CMC, ACC


Paul Burgener, FCMC
Kurt Pregler, CMC
Michael Rosen, CMC