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I hate losing cool proposals to a competitor who comes in at 50% of the price.

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EY1/D1- we could actually use more people like you to help us on our project executions. Would you like to chat about MBB and potential opportunities? (I'm post MBA at MBB with 2 years of experience, about to start leading project teams). Let me know!

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@OP keep your head up. Just started an AMAZING project with two merging startups in a fantastic industry. Worked on the proposal and we came in at 2x price of Deloitte and 33% higher than McK and we still won. Now I'm traveling to amazing cities, on a case with content in the sports industry, and with an amazing team.

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Big4 gotta eat

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Do a better job of proving you're worth the premium

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You can have all of my implementation leftovers D1

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We're hungry and we're coming to eat your lunch.

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If you can't beat em, send the work to India and sell it for half the price

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BCG is about to lose another cool project to us. Same price. Sorry.

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Who you subtweeting with this. Name names.

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We do it to MBB. K and Acn do it to us, PWC, and EY. That's how it goes.

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Get off your high horse B2. It's the same quality for a fair price. Move on.

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Don't hate? If the same work can be delivered for half the price it just means you may be thinking a little to highly of yourselves. Gotta read the market. That's not a shot it happens to all firms.

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The shit show you guys at BCG leave for us to clean up...clients are only getting smarter! Less money = less garbage + more value

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Jeez, just make out already.

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This reminds me of how badly I feel for P&G when someone buys the white label brand that is exactly the same for half the price

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Half the cost, half (or more) the quality. The client will figure out their error eventually.

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Relax and don't take yourself so serious OP, no need to get so worked up over a few anonymous people taking a bit of a jab at your firm

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I'm proud of all you consulting houses that haven't gone down the shitter and still able to win work #strategy&shit

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We recently lost a bid to an MBB because they offered to do it for free. We then got approval to invest, and won it back! 🙌🏼

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This is a great thread, post more while I chew on some spam and ramen

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Not all rate cards are equal (between clients) - I have lost bids to PWC/EY/Deloitte before because we are twice the price. Usually for small strategy pieces with non target clients.

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State of the MBB, Next Four and Big Four strategy consulting empires
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/state-mbb-next-four-big-strategy-consulting-empires-eric-chin

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