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Management Consulting

How the hypothesis testing process helps frame the study

This is probably one of the most beautiful slides we have because of how it captures the entire process. You may have heard the phrase, “Hypothesis help frame the study.” In other words, hypothesi

Management Consulting

This is probably one of the most beautiful slides we have because of how it captures the entire proc

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The role of a CEO and why should consultants target CEOs

The Role of a CEO and Why Should Consultants Target CEOs What is the role of a CEO and why should consultants target CEOs? It’s important to understand the difference between consultants targeti

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The Role of a CEO and Why Should Consultants Target CEOs What is the role of a CEO and why should co

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McKinsey’s Marvin Bower, a Father of Management Consulting

McKinsey’s Marvin Bower, a Father of Management Consulting Consulting as a profession is relatively new. It was brought into prominence, at least in the USA, by Marvin Bower from McKinsey &

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McKinsey’s Marvin Bower, a Father of Management Consulting Consulting as a profession is relat

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What is an IT Consultant

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What Is an IT Consultant and How To Become One IT consultants assist clients with technology-related

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Strategic Ways to Use Your Competitors’ (Internal + External) Flaws

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As you have elected to be a part of the FIRMSconsulting community, today I am going to share with yo

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The Ultimate Guide to Working With Business Consultants

Guide to Working With Business Consultants What Is a Business Consultant? A business consultant is a professional who provides expert advice to organizations to help improve their performance. They an

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Guide to Working With Business Consultants What Is a Business Consultant? A business consultant is a

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The Ultimate Guide To Consulting Skills For Advancement From Manager and Above

Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability to communicate in a way that holds the attention of the room, the ability to solve complex problems

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Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability

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The Ultimate Guide To Consulting Skills For Advancement From Manager and Above

Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability to communicate in a way that holds the attention of the room, the ability to solve complex problems

Management Consulting

Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability

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Advanced Management Consulting Courses, Training, Resources & Consulting Knowledge Management Library

Advanced Management Consulting Courses, Training, Resources & Consulting Knowledge Management Library Effective training in the management consulting industry is not easy to find. There are a lot

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Advanced Management Consulting Courses, Training, Resources & Consulting Knowledge Management Li

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What is Analytical Problem Solving?

This article addresses some very common misconceptions and myths about analytical problem solving in management consulting.

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This article addresses some very common misconceptions and myths about analytical problem solving in

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Implementation, Strategy, and Operations Consulting

This article explains the differences between strategy, operations and implementation consulting, and which firms are good at which type of consulting.

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This article explains the differences between strategy, operations and implementation consulting, an

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Internal Strategy Units Rarely Create Strategy Consultants

Internal strategy units at banks tend to be attractive alternatives to McKinsey and BCG. This article argues they are not and the accompanying podcast discusses the practical problems a typical analys

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Internal strategy units at banks tend to be attractive alternatives to McKinsey and BCG. This articl

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Lessons from the Failure of a Consulting Partner

The career implications on a McKinsey or BCG partner when rumors about a client’s reaction to the study does not sync with reality.

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The career implications on a McKinsey or BCG partner when rumors about a client’s reaction to the

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Chief Strategy Officer: Promotion or Demotion?

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Becoming chief strategy officer in a company can be a demotion. There are unique times when it is a

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Competition in the workplace: competing with a high-performing consultant

Competition in the workplace is the reality at any high performing organization, be it McKinsey, Amazon or Google. When you are on a team with a high-performing consultant who outshines you, you need

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Competition in the workplace is the reality at any high performing organization, be it McKinsey, Ama

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HBR vs. News in the Battle to Improve Reasoning

Reading HBR to develop a critical thinking ability is a flawed approach. We explore why this is the case and what you should do instead.

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Reading HBR to develop a critical thinking ability is a flawed approach. We explore why this is the

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Using Decision Tree Consulting to Build MECE Hypotheses

To ensure your hypotheses are MECE, follow this hypotheses-with-decision-trees approach to structure your case during an interview or consulting study.

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To ensure your hypotheses are MECE, follow this hypotheses-with-decision-trees approach to structure

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The Key to a Sustainable Competitive Advantage in Your Career

Being ethical gives you a sustainable competitive advantage. It is one of the most formidable tools to build your career and life.

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Being ethical gives you a sustainable competitive advantage. It is one of the most formidable tools

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Industry Analysis on a Consulting Engagement

In this article we are focusing on the right way to conduct industry analysis on a consulting engagement and within corporate.

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In this article we are focusing on the right way to conduct industry analysis on a consulting engage

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How benchmarking best practice can hurt you

In this article, we focus on how benchmarking best practices can hurt you.

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In this article, we focus on how benchmarking best practices can hurt you.

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How to deal with hard questions from a client

When clients ask hard questions it is easy to get off your game. This article addresses what is required to successfully handle hard questions from clients.

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When clients ask hard questions it is easy to get off your game. This article addresses what is requ

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Inner circle member? How to resign without burning bridges

How to resign without burning bridges, especially if you are a part of the inner circle in your organization.

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How to resign without burning bridges, especially if you are a part of the inner circle in your orga

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What is scenario planning and how to use it

We discuss what is scenario planning, what are some of the limitations of the scenario planning tool and how to run scenario planning sessions as part of a consulting engagement.

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We discuss what is scenario planning, what are some of the limitations of the scenario planning tool

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How the need for external validation can compromise your performance

Seeking external validation is a losing game. It becomes a tool to manipulate you, or worse, make you change your strategy.

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Seeking external validation is a losing game. It becomes a tool to manipulate you, or worse, make yo

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