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What watches do you guys wear? Is it advisable to wear flashy stuff to client site?

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When I started with the firm, basically every person in the meeting room had Tags on their wrists except for the partners with rolexes. I wear my Tag and it’s not considered expensive. Not sure what your definition of flashy is OP

Be yourself man. If you’ve got flashy watches go wear them. I don’t think anyone would react negatively to you wearing a nice watch. I, myself, prefer Fossil, Timex, and Skagen watches. But to each their own

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None, because my cellphone has a clock?

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I’ve got a shinola to rep Detroit

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Mostly rotate between a few PP. Seiko if we’re doing cost cutting.

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AP for strategy studies. Yachtmaster for cost transformations.

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I just wear a regular $100 Fossil watch. Might upgrade to Shinola when I make Director and some fancy high end Tag/Breitling if/when I make Partner

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@PW3 my clients are private equity so I'm always the poor person in the room ;)

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Panerai 111 or Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean with gray bezel. 99% of people don’t recognize the panerai as being expensive, the Omega is a bit more flashy but still like 1/3-1/4 the price of a Rolex.

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Depends...I’m an ops guy who has advised clients to lay off people...don’t think it’s a good idea with a Rolex. And clients do notice things - they aren’t as dumb as you think

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Breitling Bentley

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I wear my Garmin and my clients have asked to join my step and run groups when they notice.

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If you got it flaunt it. Most people don’t know much about watches. The most expensive watch i wear is 18k, but if I had a 100k watch I would wear it

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A Sinn. Not a very well known brand. But has a cult following.

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Longines for me.

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I just got a fossil hybrid for <$100; has a great dial and a handy smartwatch

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@McK1 could always go Grand Seiko for cost cutting...

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Yes clients really appreciate the reminder of how a consultant often makes as much as an industry vp

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I wear my Tags half the time, but pull out my massive Breitling diver as well without issue

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Fitbit Charge Hr 2

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Rado on one wrist, fitbit on the other

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