I feel that I’m a status symbol for my junior client. He was telling me how he told his friend about the work that he was doing with “his” McKinsey person. He is doing a splendid job himself, regardless of my involvement, but I guess it’s more fashionable to brag about having me around than doing the job himself?

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To me it sounds like your client is bragging about all the great work his McKinsey minions are doing so they don’t have to. However you want to spin it!

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That’s probably it, if things go south he didn’t do the work you did.

Ugh whatever just let him be haha. He probably worships mckinsey but unfortunately didn’t have an opportunity to work at The Firm but now he has the chance to work WITH The Firm. Let him be happy

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Tbh I would definitely recommend him if he wanted to join. He has the skills. He just need to be more smug about himself instead of giving the credit to me for the work he does.

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Dope flex bro. Tell us more

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How does it feel to be a “trophy wife”?

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I’m a trophy wife of the garage sale variety.

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You’re like one of those purse dogs

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That’s very true!

This sounds like a semi-coherent humble brag.

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I don’t think it is. I think it’s just the McKinsey sticker. I basically sit on zoom looking at him do the work on the shared screen, and nod. He is the one doing the great job, but somehow it’s important for him to have me around.

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Can you autograph my padfolio?

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Lmao who posts this

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Seriously, first world problems lmao

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Just keep cashing the checks, we’re gonna die anyway

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Consulting is going to die?

I believe there’s a term that begins with circle to describe this.

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Alright buddy

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This the humble brag Deloitters have wet dreams about making

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Chill. He probably tells others that he has an expensive slide monkey, which means: 1. He has budget 2. He owns a monkey

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« Now, who’s a good boy ?! » 🐶

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Ya chill lol don’t embarrass the rest of us

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Make sure to set boundaries. He’s only renting you...not owning you.

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You must be in the pharmaceutical rebate department

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OP stop lol

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Sounds like he is more bragging about having underlings than anything else.

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Ok..?

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Don’t know about the status symbol aspect of this post...but sounds like you are doing exactly what is expected...kudos. Weird flex tho.

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