Would you say summaries are as effective for self help books like "the subtle art of giving a fk" and other similar books? I feel the books themselves ramble on too much on a side story only to tell a point that could be summed up in a couple sentences.
Anyone have book recommendations on becoming more confident especially in your own body? I’m single and my self consciousness is affecting the type of men I attract.
Anyone who has been able to find a solution for procrastination that actually worked? I’ve read a lot of self-help books (watched YouTube productivity videos) but the biggest barrier is I procrastinate the implementation of the advice I’ve received.
Aging parents - any book recommendations to help me learn about supporting and helping a parent cope with cognitive decline, dementia, going to assisted living, aging anxiety, and related issues, etc?
What's your end of the year goal? Personally or professionally? My personal goal is to finish 2 more self help/professional advancement books by January 1st. Currently reading "It didn't start with you" by Mark Wolynn. Taking rec's too if you've read any good ones!
Best books to read when starting your own business, but also embody imposter syndrome & validation issues. Anything from self-help, psychology & business is welcome. TY x
Need some good self help books. Any reccos?
Any audible book recommendations?
Business/ Motivation Book Recommendations? Looking for some book recommendations that gave you inspiration/motivation/ uplifted you in your work life. Trying to take December as a time to recover from the burnout and would love some good reading to motivate me.
Any good book recommendations?
What's with the saturation of self help/ productivity books on social media (reddit, Instagram etc.) ? Not saying I don't mind reading them, but I see this quite a bit. Know a few people who consciously only read non fiction instead. Just thinking aloud over here. Would like to hear what you guys think ?
Looking for book recommendations similar to the Caesar’s Palace Coup, Barbarians at the Gate etc…. I learn so much from these types of books because I get invested in the story
Want to improve my verbal and written communication skills. I hear reading more would help but I don’t read as much as I used to. So I’m wondering what books would help with that? Should I just read books that tickle my fancy like suspense and true crime novels? Help! Welcome to all book recommendations.
Any book recommendations for someone starting as an associate in cap markets to get a better feel for the field?
Book recs? I love reading self-help books but sometimes they bore me. Any good fiction series out there that can get me reading more often?
Best business-oriented, but novel-style books with good writing, style, & interesting characters? Not really self-help/advise focused, more of actual literature with business themes/plots. Any recs?
Good audiobook recommendations?? (Not just “self-help/business” books; open to all recommendations)
Is a job in VC more or less attractive in a market downturn / potential recession? Asking as someone 4-5 years from partner. Biotech VC if that makes any difference.
What are experienced seniors/ S2/ seniors with one busy season going into their second busy season this coming winter make at Baker Tilly?
Almost 4 weeks in and my status is still wrong. It was correct for the first ~1 day and then bumped down a level. Shouldn’t be hard as all my nights last year were SPG. This is ridiculous.
I am with Deloitte USI for 1yr 9 months now as an Analyst. When should I expect promotion and what % of hike to expect?
Has anyone gone from one of these big SIs to independent? What was your overall experience? Would you recommend it?
After leaving toxic public accounting firm, I came to a public company doing corporate accounting. Big company Stable job. All my coworkers are in 40s to 60s and have kids. I feel bored already after 3 months on the job. Things repeated every month with fire drill issues. I am busy but things I handle are just tasks. I am not learning new stuff. They seem so meaningless to me. Why would I feel this? I can have a life now but is it normal that I am not enjoy or like my job?? Any advice, please???
If you start out as a Senior Manager at £72k base in PwC (low balled), how much will your base salary become in 5 years realistically? (Good performer)
Hello all, I’m planning to get a masters degree, but I’m not sure what should I get. I need something that’s going to get me to 150-200K/Yr range. Please tell me about your thoughts and experiences. If anyone is making more than 140K/yr let me know how do you do that? 😂
Hey ladies, how do you balance the work rush before the end of Q4 and holiday plans with friends and family at the same time? Feeling like everything is slipping through the cracks this year and I'm kind of dropping the ball family wise. What do you do to stay sane during December?
Any tips on how to get into Booz Allen? I'm a program analyst for the government (CBP & DOJ) with almost 3 years of experience in program management. I've applied to over 80 postings and got one interview. Thank you! 🙏
A couple articles to learn more about deferred MBA programs:
Not a question, but just wanted to say: A couple years ago, when I was an underpaid junior, you did a Facebook messenger equal pay chatbot with R/GA for women to ask for the raises they deserve...
Anyone preparing for PMP?
As a woman, I feel like the Indian culture/mentality is a burden. Do any other women feel this way? Do men feel this way? What can we do to change this (on an individual scale)? Therapy?
Parts of the mentality that feel burdensome to me PERSONALLY: parental expectations and societal expectations regarding sexuality, marriage, age, past trauma (sexual assault), motherhood.
What is the salary band going on for people having 5 YoE in Analytics & Consulting domain in Gurgaon?
Here are some black friday software recommendation. I use these in my own business and they've been very helpful with the social media process
What do you guys think is the worst task / type of staffing? I’d say bake offs with tight deadlines. Currently in a nightmare process
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I’ve heard so many different ways people calculate utilization at other firms- citing Deloitte as the most stringent. Is that true?
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I’m gearing up to move to a new city in the next 2-3 months. I’m excited but I’m not sure how to make friends (this is the first time I’ve been in a completely new city since college). Does anyone have advice/tips on how to meet new people naturally? I know people say fitness classes but I’m not super active lol. Any advice is appreciated!
I'm curious if anyone can supply pay band ranges for BAH. A friend is trying to recruit me into a lead associate role. I'd like to see what their pay bands are for associate, lead, and senior if possible.
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What would you do if ... You have 4 Weeks of complete free paid time off with no project commitment or utilization impact???
Started during COVID so haven't travelled or done any expensing. Got invited to a team (internal)lunch, manager footed the bill but can/should I expense travel costs? Feel awkward asking my manager
Poll: how many minutes per day do you spend eyeing the stock / crypto market while working?
In Australia, Wipro Digital vs IBM Consulting which one’s betterat Manager level in terms of work culture, how they treat their people, work-life balance, delivery assets/ network and consulting & automation projects i ?
Assuming that both are offering the same package. Other than likes, some real responses would really help.
Longshot question - I’m on a plane traveling to LGA today. Anyone know if I can buy an iPhone charger at the airport in the Delta terminal? I forgot mine (still getting used to traveling again)…