I was asked by a friend for a few management consultant books (similar to liar's poker in the finance industry) to check out. The only one I can think of is Peter Drucker's Adventures of a Bystander (good but not too much consulting)... any suggestions! 😁
Hiya! I was wondering if anyone here has any good recommendations in terms of books or learning material that I can pick up to learn about sales and marketing relevant to the consulting industry?
Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his but to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls
Friendly late 20s woman fish here who hasn’t been feeling good enough to be in consulting or run a business. I don’t know what’s going on but even with all of my accomplishments I feel worthless. I’m in therapy so I’m sure there’s a rainbow somewhere but I’m wondering if anyone else has felt like this and what you’ve done to get past it? I’ve thought of reading more books on my craft and doing affirmations but I’m like internally smh at everything.
Does anyone know where to get some of top consulting books used or low cost (physical copies)? Stuff like the 4S method, pyramid principle and McKinsey way comes to mind, but would like to get copies at a lower cost if possible.
Notice there are so many people with debate experience in consulting. Kinda impressed. Any highly recommended books related to debate or communication in general?
Suggestions for books, apps, etc to help think thru career change? Something that helps put a framework around finding something that fits your strengths, suggestions on what to consider, etc? Feeling lost even thinking what jobs to consider aside from corporate strategy and that is so not creative for someone in consulting! Suggestions on resources?
Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
Wealth of experience working in the Bay Area with pre ipo clients going through funding/ working on pitch books etc. My hometown has a growing tech scene but little funding. Was thinking of parlaying these experiences and starting a bit of a consulting operations to connect the two Anyone with insight on how I might go about doing this? Would love to chat!
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Any recommendations on books/podcasts (and other sources) about CM? Not just to expand technical skills but also soft skills and external consulting?
What is the best method to learn SAP finance? Do people have recommendations on a specific book, website, or other best practices to learn it?
Hey all - early 30’s and feeling really lost in terms of trying to figure out what I want to do in life. I’ve been in consulting for 5 years and just hate it. I’m torn between doing something for the greater good and making good money. Is there any way to do both? Also if anyone has recs for helpful books or podcasts on figuring out life, I would appreciate any and all suggestions!
About to start my first PM job after consulting. Any tips to get myself prepared and ramp up quickly? Books to read, courses to take, etc.? Currently doing ops consulting, no tech background.
Hi guys! Looking to learn about real estate investing! I am a senior in college graduating with a degree in finance so I understand certain aspects, but am looking to learn more on my own about real estate specifically! What books would you recommend I read?
Hi 🐠- I have a data analytic background, and am joining a consulting firm’s fraud group. I don’t know much about accounting - any books/good sources to brush up on to get some general knowledge?
Thoughts on Dentsu Aegis? I've received an offer for a role (promotion) and thinking about whether it is a sound move - especially in this environment. They went through furloughs and pay cuts in April due to COVID. I'd be making the move from EY which is a great company to work with - but there is such a long line up to get a promotion, and for roles I've interviewed for internally I get the good ole - you were awesome and it was rly close, but someone was just a better fit.
A bunch of friends and I have a potential real estate project in Mexico but one wants to obtain funding through crypto. We have financial and legal backgrounds but not much experience regarding crypto. Is it feasible to create a cryptocurrency to obtain this funding and if so, based on experience, how hard is it to promote / get the crypto rolling?
How to break into PE post MBA (HSW) if I have consulting (ACN) but no I-bank exp? I’m good with financial modeling, so I don’t think the technical interview would be a problem. And if I do break in, would my opportunities be limited in the future for any reason? (Ex. MBB -> I can get on partner track...can I ever hope to get on a similar track at KKR, etc. if I try to break in and join a smaller fund first?)
Hi, my friend is studying MPH (NYU). Worked for 5 yrs. in healthcare domain with McKinsey & 3 yrs with healthcare NGO. Any leads for her summer internship?
I'm 10lbs stronger on bench press when managers are in the gym, and 20lbs stronger when directors are there. Anyone?
Currently a post-MBA returning consultant at MBB. What firms should I target with significant Private Equity Ops groups or value teams? Have to leave after 2 years in consulting because I was sponsored but want to make sure that I understand the point at which I should be reaching out, etc.
Worth applying for Apple Card if I’m planning to purchase a new ($1000+) iPhone? The 3% cash back and ACMI makes it tempting. I’d likely continue using it only for other Apple purchases and recurring Apple subscriptions though. Other cards to consider for that purchase? I already have AmEx Plat and Gold, and BoA Premium rewards
Meeting with a VC partner and HR head for coffee/ discussing a role. Unsure what to wear. East coast, if it matters.
Back in the day, I did my own PR, sales & marketing for whatever business idea I was running with at the time. What’s a good remote sales opportunity I can do anywhere in the world that won’t be painful or too high touch? Where I can use my social & business skills (markets, law, cloud, publishing, media, logistics, algos, social media, books, ebooks, design, podcasting, marketing, press release writing, voiceover, journalism) to earn a few extra shillings?
Accenture Manager salary expectations/ negotiations? (7 YOE, 3 years Big4, currently in Top MBA program) looking at LA office
Got promoted, make an amazing salary compared to others, yet I’m not satisfied. Cannot stop thinking about “more”. How does one find comfort and slow down the rat race and greed?
Is it fine to post a link to an open position in this forum? I’m the hiring manager and am looking to improve our teams diversity.
Can someone help in demystifying scatterplot. I keep hearing words like 4-4 position on scatter plot but dont know what it means
Anyone have experience moving from a mid-tier firm to B4? What big differences have you found in work load and stress level if any? Is the switch really worth it. Currently A2 and on track to S1.
My first internship was in the US Senate (Democrat senator), and other than that I have an internship and 1 YOE in consulting. Given how politicized things have become do the risks of keeping it on my resume outweigh the benefits of the somewhat unique experience?
Interview questions for senior leadership? I’m in the final round of interviewing for a consulting role and I’m meeting with 4 senior principals and the MD of the firm. What types of questions should I ask them?
US expats living in London, what proportion of your salary do you put into pension vs investing directly? Would like to start growing wealth, however I am finding tax rules quite complicated / limiting outside of the pensions wrapper. For reference, planning to stay in the UK long term, late 20s, TC ~ £65k.
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