A Poetic Approach to Consultancy

You may find it very strange to start thinking about consultancy with a poem, however the reason is very simple. In this poem, the famous author Rudyard Kipling addresses his thoughts to an imaginary son. He teaches him all the things needed to be a man in the tough world. In exactly the same way, I want to take a look at some parts of the poem and adapt the explanation to the needs of a modern day consultant.