Does anyone know where to get some of top consulting books used or low cost (physical copies)? Stuff like the 4S method, pyramid principle and McKinsey way comes to mind, but would like to get copies at a lower cost if possible.
Hi ladies! Question for you all: do you have any tools/books that you recommend for career planning? Now that we are in QT and not traveling I would like to sit down and try to get more focus and clarity on what I want out of my career and beyond. Prior to consulting, I was involved in non-profits, professional development networks, etc. and that has dwindled due to the adjustment in consulting and would like start developing myself that way. Any recommendations? TIA.
Trying to get into habit of reading. Have never read any books and would love some recommendations General interest include investment, trchnology, short stories with moral, entrepreneurship,business
Recommendations of good books to listen to during a drive or in the gym. I have credits on audible and I need to use them. I am mostly interested in finance, real estate, entrepreneurship, anything that will motivate me to get rid of a 9-5. TIA.
I just finished Shoe Dog. It was a great book about Phil Knight’s entrepreneurship journey, but came up short on Jordan influence and brand story. Does anyone know any books specifically about the Jordan brand?
Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
Can anyone recommend me insightful books which can help consulting/career but not with titles like “how to be a successful manager” etc.
About to start my first PM job after consulting. Any tips to get myself prepared and ramp up quickly? Books to read, courses to take, etc.? Currently doing ops consulting, no tech background.
Friendly late 20s woman fish here who hasn’t been feeling good enough to be in consulting or run a business. I don’t know what’s going on but even with all of my accomplishments I feel worthless. I’m in therapy so I’m sure there’s a rainbow somewhere but I’m wondering if anyone else has felt like this and what you’ve done to get past it? I’ve thought of reading more books on my craft and doing affirmations but I’m like internally smh at everything.
I was asked by a friend for a few management consultant books (similar to liar's poker in the finance industry) to check out. The only one I can think of is Peter Drucker's Adventures of a Bystander (good but not too much consulting)... any suggestions! 😁
Want to create a reading list surrounding tech/entrepreneurship/wealth accumulation/how to get rich (non-bullshit wishy washy stuff), any recs? Areas of interest include:Fin-tech/Crypto/E-commerce. Open to journals/textbooks as well as traditional books!!
Walked thru my B-school library today...I noticed a "Consulting" section...it was just 20ish books but cool to see. I graduated in 2006. Were "consulting" related classes at your school?
Hey all - early 30’s and feeling really lost in terms of trying to figure out what I want to do in life. I’ve been in consulting for 5 years and just hate it. I’m torn between doing something for the greater good and making good money. Is there any way to do both? Also if anyone has recs for helpful books or podcasts on figuring out life, I would appreciate any and all suggestions!
Suggested books or resources to learn more about strategy consulting? Different analysis, acronyms, etc.
Any other ladies have an end goal of becoming an entrepreneur? I'm looking for some inspiration whether it be in the form of books, events, whatever!
Top 3 strategy consulting books?
Friday thoughts on Strengths vs weaknesses: I have been told that I am solid in quant, but need development on the creative side of things - brainstorming, strategic frameworks, maybe even writing. If this situation can be improved, what should I do? books or videos or exercises? This doesn't seem easy to tackle at all... If this just reflects how I am like, does it mean I'm not fit for consulting in the longer haul (looking at SC, PM max)? Or perhaps I should focus on DD type of consulting?
Best books to read about strategy consulting?
How normal is it to be pulled off a trial team because you tell your boss you are moving after trial? I have a trial coming up first week of Oct. This case has been my baby, and I’m going to try it with my boss. I tell my boss up front that, for family reasons, I’ve gotten a new job and will be moving to another city two weeks after trial will likely end. He then gives my trial witnesses to another attorney, but is still going to make me do grunt work. Is he unreasonable or am I?
What type of technical questions would you expect from a 30 minute technical question PE interview? The other half of the interview of an assessment of a CIM.
Any senior consultants in Paris willing to tell me what your salary is? Trying to figure out the pay band and where my offer stands in relation to it.
What are the equity benefits of being at Pdubs?
My overview of M7 schools based on conversations and no experience applying lol. Harvard / Stanford: Be super smart or well connected to get in. Wharton: score whore. MIT: Create real impact in world to get in. Columbia: Oh you worked at MBB? You’re in. Booth: M7 material but you’ve to be very boring to get in. Kellogg: You can breathe and you worked at Big4? You’re in.
What limitations if any do I have as a manager who has been offered an internal role at a previous client? Does Deloitte place any non-competes on managers to prevent clients from poaching them?
Planning to do a trip to California next week. Confused between SD/LA/SFO. Any suggestions for a 3 day trip? First time hitting Cali..
Currently getting an MBA (Big 12 school in Texas, not UT) and working as an implementation consultant with an ERP company. My goal is to get into strategy/transformation consulting with one of the big four. Worth it to apply now (I do meet qualifications) or wait until I graduate December 2022?
Hi fellow fishies! I currently work at a boutique consulting firm (1-2 YOE) but looking to make the move to B4 (probably KPMG). What would be a good compensation package to ask for when negotiating for the experienced associate role (MCOL) given the 2021 job market? Thank you!
Anyone receive an offer & negotiate a start date months down the road to take advantage of a better maternity leave policy, or any other reason? Wondering how many months is reasonable to ask for.
Our company has told us we can’t expense dinners delivered when working late at home for tax reasons. Has anyone else encountered this? Is it accurate?
Asking for a friend so please be kind. My teen nibling dropped a few hints and recently told me that she feels different than her birth gender - knowing that the secret is safe with me and my wife. We are more than supportive and I would do anything for this kid. However, we have a serious dilemma if we should let his parents know or help him share how the situation? Nibling’s family situation is complicated and his parents might divorce soon. Continued…
What does YOE really mean? Is that total overall or just since you’ve been in corporate environment? I feel like when applying to jobs I see “x” amount of years, but not sure how to judge that
@ KMPG PPL. I just accepted an offer to start in Nov. is there a date to go back in the office?And once everyone is back is wfh still going to be a thing partially? Wondering if I should invest in a desk and a good chair.
Do you know of any company in Frankfurt Germany hiring non native employees who only speak english?
Hi, I was contacted for a role and had phone screening interview. First interview with HM was set after one hour: - what is the process from there? - there are in person interviews or is everything remote? - what LoB privacy program manager belong? - how the privacy work looks like? - I've 11 yoe, masters, doing PhD and tons of certs. What can I expect?
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