Any books / movies about life and career of partners of professional service firms?

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House of lies on Showtime is awesome... also remember we are like the CIA. If you hear about us in the news it’s bad. A successful job is one where our stakeholder gets all the glory and gets promoted then buys more services from us.

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Great point, thanks!

Rajat Gupta has written a biography of his McKinsey days which also touches upon the scandal with Raj Rajaratnam

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Thank you!

The Godfather

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Thank you

Up in the Air

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Nope. No partner has ever had a life worthy of a good book or movie.

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Chasing Daylight

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Wow. Never heard about that one. Thank you

Depending on how you feel about partners...Catch Me if You Can and Wolf of Wall Street.

Ok, I kid, I kid, though some of the partners I've known would fit right in in either of those movies.

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