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Compiling a list of consulting phrases. What are some phrases you hear a lot these days? Not limiting this to consulting jargons/lingos

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Open the kimono. Jk. Haven’t heard that one in a while, thankfully

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I have heard this several times recently. Ugh. Cringe.

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Sorry I was on mute

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Let’s level set here. We’re not trying to recreate the wheel here. Or boil the ocean over this. We are optimizing the data analytics platform to streamline process efficiencies…

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Hold on let's take a step back and view this issue from a high level perspective. Can we double click on that pain point to highlight the true ask?

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Massage the data 🤮

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Pressure test it

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Circle back 🫥

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Let's double click on that

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Can you unpack that for me a little more

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Land the plane

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I’ve heard it used mostly when close to finishing an engagement.

There are many ways to skin that cat

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SAME - I just hear it frequently. V disturbing

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Digital transformation 🥴

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Gotta dot the i’s and cross the t’s

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Heard someone say "dot the T's and cross the i's, gave me a good giggle"

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Piggy Back

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Deep pool of expertise

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Subject matter experts 🫠

Something about “leaning in”

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I know we asked you to bill 40hr but can you lean in to help the team this week?

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Rubber meets the road

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“Let’s circle back on that question”

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Here is your invoice

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Let’s get the ball rolling

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Me: If they like me, they’ll pay me what I’m worth.

Never accept less than what you deserve, ladies

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What’s more important money or work life balance

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favorite place to travel in the US?

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Looking for a referral for Affirm, a VP position, anyone willing to help? TIA!

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I miss the side convos and soft skills that being in the office encouraged. I feel like the only way to advance now is concentrated self promotion and over achieving numbers.

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What’s the Deloitte S&O M1 salary?

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Does anyone have to pay for LETRS training or any other professional development or does your district?

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They have given me extended joining date without ask or need and in return I asked for joining bonus so HR said Barclays don't give joining bonus. Whats the parameter to get Stocks? #barclays there is one month gap from my last working day to Barclays joining as they released offer late because of medical emergency with hr team members, what I should do?

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Any other moms feel extremely judged by women in the profession that don’t have kids?

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Question for partners/MDs/principals: if you could do it again, would you leave public and go to industry at the senior/manager level or would you stick it out to make partner again

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