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Moving from big4 to core strategy firm (read MBB). Have 2 months before I join the new firm. Wondering what I can do to prepare myself, are there any courses, books that would help me gain some skills. I have mostly done PMO, tech implementations kind of work so far. Don't want to leave any stone unturned and want to make it work.

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To get into the right mindset might I recommend strangling a puppy or homeless person in cold blood

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Classic Mck comment

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Relax. Enjoy the time beforehand. You learn all you need on the job. Wouldn’t prep at all beforehand other than to be rested and ready to go

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Mck 1 and Bain 1 both sound fresh outta undergrad. So if that’s not your case, perhaps ignore?

Sleep well

Exercise and get into good sleep habits

Nice transition! Congrats. How was your experience making the switch? Not in your shoes but would wager that practice executive presence, succinctness and confidence are important as well as the hard skills. Good luck on the next adventure !

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