Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Any female NY CDs looking for a copywriter on their team? I’m desperate for female leadership and to work with a woman that empowers women. I’d be happy to DM my book / come to you for coffee/anything
Any good books/reads to learn aspects of Account Management / Engagement Management in context of tech consulting?
I’m one of very few creative women in my shop...there are none in creative leadership. Would love a female mentor who I could show my book to, ask questions, and get general advice from. 🤞
Latest episode posted! “Generals in the Making” is a gem of a leadership book and should be required reading for any early or mid-level professional. The book is an engrossing examination of how four army generals of World War II, each a major player in their own right, navigated the uncertain and tumultuous pre-war years in their careers. sphttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/black-market-leadership/id1523238553?i=1000533915181
If you’re succeeding on all the right metrics (i.e., leadership loves you, clients love you, you’re participating on pitches, you’ve brought in clients, and you’re set up to inherit a book of business), but you’re still not super into it, being promoted to income partner won’t change things, right? Worth sticking out to see or jumping to go in house at a pre-IPO, late stage startup you find super exciting and interesting?
i want to learn more about investing and strengthen my skills for investing outside of the company. aside from googling, do you have recs on books, blogs, leaders to follow that will help me improve?
I know this sounds silly given it’s my job, but are there any good advertising account management specific books out there?
Any recommendations for good business books (preferably on general management or economics)?
Are there any good movies or novels that show skill development - like follow through? Self-management? Money management? I read a lot of self help books so I know a lot of the theory, and books peppered with examples help, but I feel like most 1 paragraph examples don’t five justice to how hard it may be to change a behavior.
Hi all, I’m looking for ways to develop myself professionally. I would love recommendations or tips on how you continue education in your field to stay relevant and continue to learn about different marketing strategies. Any tips on really good conferences, programs, classes, books, would be so so appreciated. I’m currently a senior manager for local marketing activations on a planned path to become a director. Thank you!
Fellow consultants, what are some notable characteristics you’ve observed of managers that are both effective and well-liked? Any book recommendations for how to be a good manager?
Any mid-level copywriters looking for work? We had another writer leave and are looking to fill the position. It's a small shop with incredible creative leadership and fun food accounts. Trust me, you’ll get a lot of opportunities and have a blast. PM a link to your book and I'll tell you more.
Does anyone have recommendations for self-improvement books written by Asians/Asian-Americans? By self-improvement, I mean any book that has caused you to reflect or positively impacted your life to include philosophy or leadership.
I don’t think I have enough saved (80-100k) to justify a financial advisor. But I also was never taught/learned about money management and planning. Are there any good resources or books in which I could learn about how to invest in my retirement?
Best books about management consulting?
any good book recommendations on product management? and just any good books you have read recently!
How difficult will it be to switch to the commercial consulting practice of another Big 4 firm coming from Deloitte’s Federal consulting practice?
Best advice or classroom lesson from business school that has significantly impacted my career and / or the way I do business.
what is the typical "payback period" for MBA sponsorees? saw my T2 is 30 months and thought the norm was 24. looking for data points
Memo to Colleagues. For the love of God, please stop sending me Skype meeting invites. Please use a platform that is stable and not buggy. You’re welcome.
LGA, delta is currently offering $1600 per person for taking a flight tomorrow to Memphis. Looking for 5 volunteers. Too bad I'm not on this flight.
Was contacted by a headhunter a few weeks ago and just had 3 rounds of interviews w/ a PE firm a week ago. New to this space and the recruiting process, but assuming radio silence for ~4 days means no dice?
How do you manage childcare expenses? My child is going into 4th grade and I still spend a good chunk of $$ on an after school sitter. I’m single and don’t have a significant other or family to help.
If layoffs would need to happen, how would they look like in a B4? What percentages? what levels? What criteria would they use to lay off people? What is the probability of this happening this year?
Question: The company that you are working for offers cloud managed services and has been approached by a potential client. What are some areas (or red flags) you would consider before responding to their RFP? ( I started putting together a response but would love to get your insights) Answer: 1) Understanding of current annual spending vs spending if they adopted our cloud services 2) Clients expected growth rate 3) Regulatory requirements depending on industry (medical, fed etc)
I have been trained recently on SAP PI/CPI. I have had prior experience in MM as a functional consultant. Can you let me know what kind of project opportunities I must look for in PI/CPI? What are all the things I need to do to advance in this field. I have like only 1+ year work ex.
Hi Guys, Please help. On Urgent basis. I have received mail about my Accenture joining Day formalities. In that the project detail is mentioned. So is it confirmed that they will tag me to that project or they can change it also? And how can i connect with PM.
How do you spend the last day of school after the kids have gone home and you have locked up your classroom for summer?
ghSMART - what's your day to day like as a Principal? Where did you come from? Why did you take the job over others? What's your career trajectory? What is the compensation structure?
Planning to move to Deloitte in next couple of months. Can any of you please help me with the parental leave policy? How much is it and can you take it within 6 months or so of joining ?
Health check - as analytics consultants/dat scientists, do you have a seat at the table at your firms? Do your firms see/treat you as first or second class citizens? What changes have you noticed ..
I've been taking the past few months off in order to work on my mental health and learn new technologies that are popular in my industry. How long a gap can I take before it sends warning signs to employers?
BONUS SEASON! Now that I have your attention, I’m a Big Law baby. I joined a BL firm in March, so I haven’t lived through year-end bonuses before. Is there a predictable timeline for expecting bonus announcements? Do most firms give a set bonus per class year, or is it traditionally more discretionary? I would imagine that giving each associate a discretionary bonus would be too time-intensive, but what do I know. (Also, any inside scoops?) In the words of Cousin Greg, muchly appreciated.
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