Partner One

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Partner 1 and other Partners offer their sage advice.

I am 40 this year and just made director. Was in industry for 8 years, post MBA but never joined strategy, a mistake for the short run In hindsight. Need advice on if it’s too old to make EP at some … more

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Strategy Q: We have a strategic strong hold in a specific region that is quite demanding, unappreciative and difficult as a customer. Their requests often take the product on a tangent as they have ve… more

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EY PPEDs, what are your thoughts on the Tech MBA program?

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Layoffs coming?

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Partners and MDs: Do you personally like it or find it flattering when young consultants reach out to you on LinkedIn to network? What can make a good impression vs a bad one? What would prompt you to… more

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How does retirement work at your respective firms for Partners and MD’s? Is there a pension plan for you or a buyout plan? Also if you don’t mind sharing, I would love to understand roughly how signif… more

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What are the best exit opportunities for partners and MDs if you want to get out of consulting?

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How bad is the case of personal vendettas in consulting? How do you go about fighting the same? Is the only option getting out of the current company?

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Partners: What is your take (and your firm’s take) on trump’s ban on H1B, L1 VISAs ? Objectively speaking, are VISA holders true value adds to the firm, country as much as it is expected to be ? What … more

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How much do you take home after taxes every year? Is it true it’s $500k+ a year? 😮

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First year dealing with K1s - How do you all deal with these when filing taxes (in a normal year when tax day is 4/15) given you get them after tax day? Do you finalize your taxes by 4/15, pay what y… more

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Deloitte and EY partners - do you have a minimum contract / project size that is allowed ? Or is it completely at Partner discretion ?

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Partners, what is your magic number (in terms of dollars in the bank), after which you intend to retire?

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Female partners ... is it really worth it? Is it really possible/doable?

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Can someone explain what early retirement means? How does that work if you are a partner?

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Does anyone here have their own foundation? Can you share what the annual compliance costs are?

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Partners, have you ever been recruited by a client and turn it down? If so, were there any repercussions? I am one year from partner and being recruited by a client...looking like they will move quick… more

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Partners: what does it take to move into firm / practice senior leadership roles? (eg., firm CFO) Does it depend on your success as a delivery partner (sales, clients, etc) or on innate administration… more

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Do partners actively look for Exit opps? Be it to other firms or industry?

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What’s your advice to improve one’s executive presence?

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