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Hi Eric, thanks so much for taking the time to do this! I used to be a manager at MBB, recently went to industry and don’t like it. How difficult is it in your view to boomerang back to consulting?

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May I candidly ask how you would express your learnings from industry? (if you don’t achievements to share yet)

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I’m concerned about not being able to show any significant achievements in industry - what would be the best way to position myself for a return to consulting?

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I know many people who have done this. Success is a function of your true motivation. On a scale of 1 to 10, what would you say?

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Thanks so much Eric! I would say my motivation level is 9. Candidly, my main learnings are: - power of diversity. I started to appreciate the need for a diverse team with a mix of rock turners and worm pullers - that real impact takes so much longer than finding it, and have to be patient sometimes - many consultants sound crazy artificial when you listen from the other side. Specifically, we engaged with a number of consultants on digital (exploratory discussions) and I could see a clear disconnect between our leadership and consultants

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