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If you could go back, would you become partner again, knowing what you know now?

If yes/no, any particular reasons? What would you have targeted otherwise if no?

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Best books you read since last year ? Want to go back to reading habit. I generally prefer non fiction, business, philosophy genres but open for any suggestions

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Curious what the market comp is (Houston) for a 40 year old tax partner. I’ve been at a top 25 firm for 17 years (last 7 as a partner) and over it where I’m currently at. I lead a large practice but k… more

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At Bug 4 firms with equity/non equity (Principal/MD) executive tracks, do non equity execs of equivalent seniority make much less than their equity peers?

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Partnership vs PE… now that PE has acquired Grant Thornton, would like to hear your thoughts on
1) generally a big -4 or even big 8 let’s say are they better off as partnership or a private org run by… more

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Can any EY Partners / Principals share some high level salary bands for Parthenon / Consulting comp in $? Do they have the same starting point and vary based on individuals or there’s no such thing an… more

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Anyone have any hourly fee based financial advisors they’d recommend? Ideally experienced with Florida remote work and property ownership.

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Any other Associate Partners / Principals starting to question whether the run to partner is worth it? Feel like I’m getting close to the window but starting to doubt whether it’s actually worth it gi… more

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Partners, based on your personal beliefs about AI, do you have any advice for lower ranking employees in the industries you work with?

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Another MD who kinda owns an offering I’m delivering had concern my team was not delivering the work well. We had a conversation, and I told him I’d action on his feedback and there was no warrant for… more

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What are exits opportunities for someone who was a Partner for 2-3 years?

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Do partners indemnify their employer against gross negligence? I’ve been offered a partner level position by a boutique firm and the contract has an indemnification for gross negligence clause. My tak… more

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Is anybody solely motivated to make partner because of comp? Or are there any partners out there who are solely doing it for comp?

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What is a typical rough ratio of total comp to NSR for Partners in Deloitte Consulting?

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I'm work within a group that has CPAs, Accountants, Data experts and Legal folks. I'm a data expert. As I moved up, I have an acute feeling that me and my folks are boxed as "Technology" folks while the rest of team pr… more

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How many times were you officially put up before making partner? If not immediate, what made you stick it out for another whole cycle?

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What have been some of your most enlightening or useful questions to your leadership about your growth or their experience?

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Any recommendations for an Executive Coach for someone going up for Partner at a Big4 this year? Would be great if they are based out of Toronto.

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Any recommendations for a high end coffee / barista machine ?

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Which companies are hiring laterals in Life Sciences at manager + levels? Looking to explore opportunities within this year

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How far do you live from an airport? Encountered far few partners who live 3 hrs or more away from a major airport.

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Curious if any other partners feel like their firms make terrible acquisitions just for the sake of growing?
I’m with a top 50 firm that has great organic growth but tends to do lots of acquisitions th… more

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For MBB, tier 2 and big 4 strategy partners - what are the common mistakes your see from candidates in interviews for SM / Principal / Director roles?
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Whats the most nerdiest, lamest, religious, or awkward thing about you that you hesitate to share with your teams?

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What’s your primary way of outreaching to new/prospective clients?

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Partners, do you have a spouse that also has equivalent demanding jobs? If so how do you manage to make it work with family responsibilities, raising kids etc?

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Anyone having trouble sleeping these days?

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I have the chance to join a practice as a partner. My compensation is a fixed draw and bonus/commission. I want to buy into the equity of the business; how is this usually structured in the industry? … more

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How many of you sacrificed your love and/or family life to make it to the top?

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Partners - do you feel intense pressure to stay ahead of your competition, especially these days?

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Does anybody know about the Gartner Managing Vice President (MVP) role - which role would it equate to at Deloitte or any other Big 4? It seems like a Partner or MD role to me but not sure hence need … more

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I have an offer from a top tier firm for a Principal role. Coming in as an experienced hire with no consulting experience but expensive industry experience and network in the field. I’m anxious about … more

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Are there any meaningful differences between PwC consulting or Strategy&? Or is it really the same at this point?

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I understand that that all firms are different. With that caveat, how should those contemplating an income/salaried partner role in their 40s, compare it to a well paying corporate job at near executi… more

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How does the New Partner Grid work at each of your respective firms?

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Any tips and tactical guidance on improving conflict resolution skills, navigating tough tough discussions ? I dont feel like i have enough personal skills and a lot of times I am direct in my approac… more

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Partners - I am considering a direct admit partner role. I have a question about the general partner compensation model, specifically base draw. If the firm I am speaking to is offering $xxxk as my … more

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Describe your firm’s culture at the Partner/MD level in 5 words

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How do pensions at B4 work
Heard it is defined benefits- do all B4s offer similar structure

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I really enjoy the intellectual stimulation of consulting, and working with smart people, but can’t see myself being a successful salesperson as a partner.

I actually enjoy being in the trenches with the team and… more

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