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Behind the Scenes How to deal with hard questions from a client

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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.

Ethics & Values Grooming Emerging Leaders: Lessons from Sveta

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Lessons from developing younger clients from the Emerging Leaders Program.

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Application Process Fees and Rates


We offer two types of services: online subscriptions and personal 1-on-1 mentoring programs.

Application Process McKinsey BTO vs. McKinsey Strategy

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In this article we look at key insights related to joining McKinsey BTO which are often overlooked by applicants.

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Partners Viewpoint Benchmarking “Best Practices” Leads to Mediocrity

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If you get caught in the trap of copying best practices, you are never going to create a unique competitive advantage.

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Application Process How to recognize an effective consulting case interview coach or practice partner

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The best consultants are typically not the best people to guide you through consulting case interview preparation.

Behind the Scenes Industry Analysis on a Consulting Engagement

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The right way to conduct an industry analysis on a consulting engagement and as part of corporate role's responsibilities.

Ethics & Values Firmsconsulting in Review


2016 is coming to an end and as always I send out my thoughts recapping the year and offering advice for clients. If you saw many changes with Firmsconsulting in 2016 brace yourselves for an even bigger, and very different, 2017.

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Ethics & Values 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 you can have to build your career and life.