Any good recommended books on how to build a scalable product and team? I'm looking for recommendations for two areas: 1) in general laying the groundwork in a startup to have the tools and especially processes in place to scale, and 2) tactical focus on building a SaaS project. I've been promoted into a management role from Dev roots, so need to learn more PM processes to be an effective manager in day job, plus would like to start building my own SaaS solution.
Any consultant/consultant married couples or parents? How do you manage two travel schedules? I recently accepted a position with Deloitte and my husband is a firefighter so also away overnight. Getting nervous the travel will create chaos in the family with childcare. Words of wisdom gladly accepted!
What are some of the M&A Strategy & Operations Exit ops? Currently focusing mostly on post merger integration and premerger planning as well as synergy assessment. I-banking possible without MBA?
Full flight to client site in Vegas because of a worldwide pornstar award show. What a time to be alive.
This “always on” slack/teams culture needs to end. Timestamped emails after and before work hours should be penalised as signs of poor time management skills and project management efficiencies. I hope we do like germans and labor laws are made for after work hour messaging.
So, again my client went with the banner and website design ideas from from their print-based (and cheaper) agency. Now I get to make their garbage. Sometimes I wonder why we bother. #designrant
What are your opinions on having a website? I feel like it could go a long way me an identity. Is it necessary to have one right off the bat or did you wait until you had a solid client base first?
That awkward moment when you type <3 to a client in Skype chat and it auto changes it to ❤️
Imagine for a moment that all strategic consulting firms in the region would have consultants work no later than 9pm. Do you think the quality of the output would decrease? Or maybe the pricing the client is willing to pay would be lower? Or perhaps nothing would happen? I am thinking whether we work long hours because it’s by now part of work approach and culture or because we need to. (Personal experience: in London for my same firm I used to work much less and the output was great…)
Partner keeps you on the bench for a few weeks given a project is "starting immediately", but gives you an applause award - bribery?
Project leadership is telling teams that they need to fly in the week of thanksgiving and possible Christmas as well. The assumption is that we fly home the day prior to the actual holiday. 😂
What are the exit options in India with ~ 12 years experience in consulting in the US? Due for renewal soon, but just dont feel like getting into the immigration traps of another country.
Has anyone transitioned from tech consulting to a product management role? Any tips on how to break into that field?
Any pointers for someone who struggles to speak up during meetings? When I do speak, I’m confident, clear, and direct, but finding that I’m very self-conscious about speaking up or providing my perspective during workshops or brainstorms with the client, for fear of being wrong or being judged. I’ve received some feedback about it lately, so wondering if you 🐠 had any advice
I have to present to a client via video chat today. Guess I need to actually put on makeup and get dressed ...maybe just the top half.
EY what are you hiring in? Trying to break in.
Ladies I am 35 weeks pregnant and going on maternity leave in 2-3 days. Politics on my project has led to poor project snapshots. What should I do?
Best side project you’ve ever seen?
Currently working in Project Management and have about 8 YOE. Slalom approached me for delivery leadership consulting role. What can I expect to make approximately?
Client keeps inviting me to meetings but not the EM or anyone else on the team (who needs the information in the meeting). Should I keep forwarding invites to him/her or just let them address it?
If you're looking for something unique to post in your digital classroom i posted an audio field trip to Mackinac Island. https://anchor.fm/josh-h/episodes/Mackinac-Island-Field-Trip-eci0nb
Any fishes that did PMO consulting and exited to industry? What kind of exit opportunities are available at SC and M level? How much was your salary hike? MBA here with 2+ years of consulting experience.
What is typical when it comes to a husband supporting his wife dealing with a loss of her parent? I definitely feel let down by my husband, but trying to gauge if I am not thinking straight
I need opinions on this. Just started a new PM role (at an IPG agency) last month but I recently got hit up by a recruiter from another agency (WPP agency) for a pretty enticing PM role on a 360 AOR account. Further context: The PM role I'm in currently is my first PM role ever (I came from an entry level AE/Producer backgrund) I know jumping ship for the other PM role would look terrible but tell me why you would OR would not jump ship?
Is there a resource for understanding compensation at FAANG for positions that strategy consultants tend to exit into?
Do I still get Marriott points / nights when booking through firms travel agency (adelman)?
I’m being promoted to Manager this November but recent got offer from a fintech. In money term the manager base pay is 5k greater than the new role but i’m negotiating to match the offer with my Manager salary. Should I wait until promoted or move asap? I dont want to continue working in external audit so trying to pivot to data analyst role/IA in the fintech before moving to full DA/DS position… but thinking the Manager promotion would help negotiate salary in the future.
Thoughts on MBA from the Universities of Wisconsin/Minnesota in terms of opportunities particularly in strategy consulting, finance, Corp strategy and Corp dev?
Moms whose babies used SWADDLE UP™ - My baby loves this swaddle but can it be harmful for the baby to just have their hands up all the time? He is a newborn and sleeps a lot se always wears this swaddle day and night. Thank you!
Stay or go? 3rd year associate 65k salary or go to unrelated industry fp&a focused more towards analytics for 85k
Why do previous generations feel the need to belittle the hard work of younger people? My parents always insist they used to put in as many hours as I do when they were my age, but I know it’s not true because I was actually old enough to remember it! (They could afford having a kid. I can’t)
Great I had a panic attack during an interview. At least it was over the phone and I could fake a cough to give me time to recover. Wtf universe.
Does anyone have PowerSchool and Google classroom connected? We use PS Teacher pro for attendance and grades. We use Google Classroom for posting assignments and grades.
Anybody at Deloitte willing to drop me a referral? Found a posting for which I should be a good fit.
My therapist just told me I'm depressed..do you ever feel like they tell you things you hear a lot or could have figured out on your own? Like take care of yourself, it's ok to feel such and such, etc. I'm still newer to therapy so wondering if that's the common experience? Do you ever have moments where you're like wow that actually is eye opening and I wouldn't have gotten that from reading self help books and websites etc?
Does anyone here have any experience doing dissability insurance on professional athletes?
Any talk of travel resuming at Accenture ? I am about to join as a Life Science Technology consultant and was hoping to get thoughts on if travel will be what it was pre-COVID (Mon-Thurs travel)? Thanks for your input!
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