Finally got an offer to leave my current agency, where the bar is extremely low and the stress is extremely high. Worst case scenario to be in if you care about good work, be careful when being seduced by some small *boutique* agencies. Lesson learned!
How long are your lesson plans? Objective End/Und Ess/Que Do now Teacher demo Student Exploration Questions to Ask Differentiated / Tiered Ins. Ext/Enr Closure Materials Mod./ Accomodations
Has anyone taken virtual language (Spanish) lessons this year? I'm intermediate advanced (B2) after letting my Spanish get rusty. I need structure to relearn some of the grammar and I need to practice speaking consistently. I'm thinking an hour 2x a week would be a good balance (with homework).
Anyone thinking about or have already given up their place and opted for the nomad life? Any how-to’s and lessons learned? Specifically regarding choosing a location and keeping things affordable
How did you start golfing? Trying to look for instructors and lessons but not sure where to start
Any tips on facilitating a lessons learned?
Why do people talk on obnoxious calls in the middle of the team room? Self awareness, please. How is this not a lesson you learned, I don't know, by existing more than a day on the planet?
Best places to learn SQL and/or Python for free? I heard of code academy and started there but once I got a couple lessons in it asked me start a free trial/pay for the pro version. I don’t mind paying to learn either but just wanted know if I’m going pay should I still use code academy or something else?
1/20/22 checkin! What’s your workout today? I didn’t learn my lesson of being cold so I went out for a walk, was nice to do it in the middle of a work day 😆
Watching reruns of The Office Kelly Kapoor: “Well, I manage my own department and I've been doing that for several years now. And God, I've learned a lot of life lessons along the way.” Jim Halpert: “Your department's just you, right?” Kelly Kapoor: “Yes, Jim, but I am not easy to manage.”
Any tips on making a successful transition to manager when coming straight from industry? Any best practices or lessons learned, suggestions for books to read, skills to brush up on?? I’m starting with Accenture next month as a manager after only industry experience. Feeling apprehensive about hitting the ground running as a new manager + new consultant, and want to do as much as possible in the meantime to prepare.
My personal PC hard drive crashed - taking with it 8 years of family pics, among other things. Backup lesson learnt. Having said that, data recovery specialists are asking for $900 to recover drive contents. What would you do? No-brainer for me, but other thoughts?
What are your philosophies on budgeting and spending money on fitness hobbies? I think this is one aspect that I underestimated the cost of when moving to NYC. I love figure skating and Pilates, but it can be over $30/session for rink/studio access and over $100 per lesson with an instructor.
Today's newb lesson: When a SVP is involved, it's always your fault. Always. Ok, got it 🤜😶
Any one of you made a plan to save for your home’s down payment? My SO and I have to just start with this process and your experience and lessons learnt will help us plan and achieve our goal efficiently.
What lessons are you looking forward to teaching the most this year? I always look forward to teaching the 60s and the Civil Rights movement
What’s the best vesting cycle to implement for a pre-seed startup? I know most corporations are 4 year vest at 25/25/25/25 (or 5/15/40/40). Any recommendations would be super helpful!
Is there an edge with applying to M7 from a non-target UG background where you excelled/stood out greatly? Or are target schools still a culture within admissions?
Would love to hear from moms whose babies went to daycare / school right after maternity leave (no nanny etc). Due in March and on the list for a stellar Montessori daycare / preschool near us to start in August (school year) when baby is 4-5 months old. Feeling guilty and struggling to decide if keeping baby home a year with a nanny is better, starting school in 2023? However, I’m worried about cost - we really would not be able to afford a nanny in our city on our salaries. Advice welcome!
Looking for a management consulting position - preferably within capital projects, automotive, or infrastructure. My background is in civil engineering (w/ advanced degree) and currently pursuing a PT MBA. Any leads or referrals would be appreciated 😁
Hi all- Got approached for a Director role within Workday practice at KPMG. Any idea on TC? Specifically looking for sign on bonus range since I will loose significant RSU options. Base range is 275-300K. Any input is appreciated . TIA!
Wild hypothetical, wondering what you all think my chances are for HSW or maybe M7. Happy to answer follow up questions within reason. Bain SAC (C by the time I’d go), 2.85 ug gpa from deece state school, 740 GMAT, Hispanic male, variety of fun hobbies/ECs with the most impactful being a bunch of resume/job coaching. I write a mean essay and interview very well. I’ve heard Harv cares a lot about GPA and ug rank so worried there, but any thoughts on schools that might be worth a reach?
Anybody here who works or knows someone working at Netflix? I'm looking to know more about the different data science teams and the working culture within the company. TIA!
My second job prospect in 6 months that fizzled bc they’re suddenly looking for women only. I’m all for more diversity and inclusion in adland, but isn’t that also gender discrimination and illegal?
How do these areas compare in terms of places to live: Venice, Santa Monica, Culver City and Playa Vista? FWIW I’m a 30something gay POC who likes to be in a walkable, safe area with interesting bars and restaurants nearby. Real, down to earth, and creative vibes would be a plus.
Advice for student loans? I now have more than I started. Picked up side gigs and cut back spending. I feel like I'll be paying it back my entire life. it makes me sick thinking of what I owe.
Anyone hear if their firm is going to adjust for inflation? 5% is real, so anything less than a 5 % raise will be less pay.
Any tips For how to prep for a biz ops interview for an associate role at a hot start up? coming from a management consulting background.
What is the appraisal hike if I get promotion from assistant consultant to associate consultant? After how many years i can apply for associate consultant? Current i have 8.03 years of experience.
Busy season over, done with CPA, looking for a new challenge. Thinking maybe GMAT, but any ideas?
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