Thinking about jumping in with Berkeley's flex option for the evening / weekend MBA.
I don't know if there is a profession out there that is as rewarding as teaching...or as draining. The ultimate conundrum. How do you all deal? I’m thinking about quitting but can’t think of anything that’ll be as fulfilling at times.
Hi i want to save around 10 lac for my sister marriage. Duration 4-5 yrs. What would be the best investment approach? Plz suggest thanks in advance
I am working at a boutique IB in a smaller large city (not New York, Chicago, california) and am looking to get into a PEG in a similar urban area. I've been looking for 2 years now and am starting my 3rd analyst year. Am I done for at this point? Aged out of the recruiting cycle?
Has anyone taken an Ideo U course in particular foundations in creative leadership? worth it?
Started as a new analyst a month ago, hadn't had any training yet, no previous internships.
I have a lot of anxiety because I feel I'm trying my best, but there seem to always be corrections or a mistake in the work I put together, and/or I feel like I take longer than everyone else to get tasks done.
Any tips? Is this normal? I try my best to check my work before sending it out to the associate for review, but it feels like I check 99 things, and 1 thing still slips through
Finally accepting that I have too many grey hairs that I can’t just pluck them any more. What’s the best way to color speckles of grey while optimizing for cost/time/quality? Do those boxes of hair coloring at the grocery store actually work or should I get it done professionally? 🤔
Any thoughts on Fox in Chicago? Received an offer to lateral there and was curious on the firm’s city-wide image as well as national reputation.
Hi , Got a job offer from EY for Senior Role - 106k New York Location . My background - 3 years of Work experience(Fintech) and MS CS from Top tier university . Is that a good offer? I provided my expected range as 100-110 . Did I keep it low and is 110-120 an ideal range?
Facebook banned this uploader for sharing a clip of 100s of black trump supporters marching in DC chanting “we love Trump”. The media is evil.
Love my leftover pizza in the mornings
Hi Fishes, how do new tech leads manage when they have more experienced people reporting to them? Whats the best strategy to lead a tech team?
"I absolutely LOVE teaching!!! I won't lie, the Sped paperwork and politics is daunting and can feel defeating.
My goals in teaching are...
1) make a connection- students need to feel safe and heard!
2) make it fun- even if it at my expense. We learn and remember information better associated with visual and memories.
3) if you are not harvesting....it is ok. You can plant the seed and you can water it. Be patient for the "lightly moment". St
Very new to this app. I start my new role as a contractor in the new year working for a large Global financial institution. Inside IR35 paying £900 pd. Looking to connect with other security contractors/consultants in the UK!
Can anyone give me a referral to PWC???
How much does an executive (Senior-1) in SaT (FDD) at EY / other big 4s make in London and regional (Birmingham UK preferably)? Thanks
Additional Posts in New Business. The good, the bad, the ugly.
Hey! First timer. I’m moving over into biz dev and am trying to get a better handle on how you all do this thing!
Is there anything you wish you knew earlier on? Any tips for this new comer is very appreciated
I’ve had bad experiences with New Business hired in the past. As in, nothing happened over 6-12 month periods bad. My agency (independent national player with Fortune 500 clients) is asking me to help search for a dedicated resource to business development. What should I be looking for and what should the agency’s expectations be? Thank you!
We got a new business email that reads, “Interested in quadrupling my business in six months. Contact me if you can help.” If there’s a marketing firm that can do this, please contact me too.
What is working for people to drive intro meeting opportunity. ? How are you breaking thru and getting someone to agree to an exploratory meeting?
10 days to turn around a RFP.
Agency: request schedule Q&A session
Client: Let me check schedules. Wednesday next week works for our team... (day 6 of RFP) 🤦♂️
How do other agencies structure salaries and commissions for new business directors? What commission rate?
Anybody care to share tactics for negotiating rates with procurement? Know they’re bluffing to drive all competing agencies down, but not sure what leverage we have to push back.
I find myself looking for a new role in agency / production company biz dev. I co-founded a creative production agency back in 2010. Grew it to a staff of 80 FTE, creating strategic content-driven campaigns for brands, tv networks, streamers, platforms, publishers etc. We developed and produced original TV as well. Around 2016 we positioned the company for sale and then sold in Jan 2019. After going over to the acquirer in 2020, I’m now free for the first time in a long time. What to do?
Any McCann NY new business fish in here? I see you have an opening and would love to get the inside scoop.
Hi all! First : shout out to the folks who sold the super bowl clients! Question for all. What tools are you using for biz dev? For finding clients specifically. We are a video production house so our needs may be different but we want to grow direct to client work as well. I know of winmo, agency access and agency source. Any other online tools you are using? Thanks!
Hi all! Just introducing myself. I’ve become a Bowl Leader here in the new biz bowl. Looking forward to it! This bowl helped me tremendously when I switched from prod co sales to full service agency biz dev. Great group! I’m now biz dev director for a production/post/animation facility. Please comment with a bit about you and your role. Thanks!
Quick Q - how are your comp plans structured ? Not the amounts but more how do you handle recognizing revenue of multi year deals?
What is the pandemic version of "let's grab coffee". as a biz dev person I am struggling with how to make that initial connection. I offer up calls and/or zooms. Let us know if you have a good tip on how to break the ice with new biz/ get new potential clients interested.
We've focused on networking and self promotion through a monthly newsletter for our new business process; sprinkled in with a tiny bit of RFPs. We're considering doing a mailing to targets. Thoughts?
Fishies, I am hiring a partner in crime to help me introduce PETERMAYER to the national stage. This isn't your typical biz dev role - it's designed to be a hybrid/cross-discipline role for someone who wants to use their full creative, strategic brain and most definitely NOT stay in their lane. Know anyone that sounds like that, send them my way! (Agency is full-time flex/hybrid, but a desire to be NOLA-based is strongly preferred; however remote may be negotiable.)
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