The Paths of Consultancy

Tom Spencer

Daryl Morey took the path less travelled, the path that began with academia and consultancy. Fifteen years later (with a brief run for senator in between) he became dissatisfied with the never-ending quest for wealth accumulation and oversaw the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.

The Hardest Thing About Being Self-Employed

The More Clients Blog

In 2002 I literally “moved to the woods” in Boulder Creek, California (90 minutes south of San Francisco) where I’ve been happily running my business for the past 16 years. I rarely travel anywhere for business and meet all my clients by phone or video conference.

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AlixPartners Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

In 2002, Jay Alix & Associates PC became AlixPartners, as a reflection of the firm’s belief that it is a partner to its employees, clients and referral sources. Even for such a high travel firm, which we’ll discuss below, they all seem to be so gosh darn chummy with each other. Travel – Now don’t get us wrong, warning a prospective consultant about travel is a bit like warning trainee surgeon that they may see blood once in a while.

Altman Vilandrie: Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Formed in 2002, the firm focuses all of their attention on 3 key sectors: telecom, media and technology (TMT). Created in 2002, Altman Vilandrie is a newbie consulting firm, so its history is short. After working on the management team at CSMG, a boutique global communications, technology and digital media consulting firm (now Cartesian) Rory Altman formed the company with Ed Vilandrie in 2002. ALTMAN VILANDRIE CONSULTING. Welcome back to another one of our firm profiles!

FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Below is a timeline of key milestones up until 2002. 2002: FTI made a major move into the corporate restructuring business with their post-Enron acquisition of the business recovery services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. They have added 1,000+ employees to the Forensic and Litigation (“FLC”) division since the passing of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). It also means that interns are at times required to travel and interact with FTI’s clients.

Alvarez & Marsal Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

In 2002, they played a pivotal role in steering HealthSouth out of a $2.7B By 2002, their agreement, their strategy and their implementation appeared to have paid off, as Alvarez & Marsal’s client base continued to diversify. While you can and should expect to travel a lot, they do try to keep travel regional, so you won’t be crossing time zones every 4 days. . ALVAREZ & MARSAL CONSULTING.

Trapped in Venezuela: Looking to Get Out? Good Luck!


The Caracas polling company Datanalisis found that one in 10 citizens—most of them middle- and upper-class Venezuelans between 18 and 35—are seeking to leave the country, more than double the number who sought to abandon it in 2002, which was marked by an unsuccessful coup attempt against then President Hugo Chavez and a paralyzing oil strike. Travel agents are swamped with requests but turn customers away because there are no tickets to sell.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

In 2002, many large accounting firms were selling off their management and technology consulting segments. Travel and Transportation. Travel to client locations are required. IBM Global Business Services (GBS).

ZS Associates Firm Profile

Management Consulted

In 2002, ZS launched a Marketing Research practice, which eventually evolved to an even broader Marketing solutions area. Travel & Transportation. ZS offers its employees many opportunities to travel to its international locations; however, be open to working nights and early US mornings with teams across cultures and geographies such as India. ZS ASSOCIATES. Welcome back!

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When Roads Are Closed for Marathons, More Elderly People Die of Heart Attacks

Harvard Business

cities that held marathons from 2002 to 2012. While this may seem small in absolute terms, it reflects a nearly 30% increase in travel time (the average travel time in our data was about 12 minutes). While our analysis of travel times focused on ambulances, 23% of the patients in our study arrived at the hospital by other means. On April 17 th , Boston will host its 121 st annual marathon.

Why I Never Wanted to Be a Consultant: Confessions of a Bain Consultant

Management Consulted

This is Part 2 of a 12-part “Transparency” series, tracing Jenny Rae’s slightly crazy life from her early (5-year-old) roots in business to her travels and then to Bain and beyond. I even traveled to interview 2 traditional healers in their rural village huts, which was a slightly terrifying but incredible academic experience. Plus, they expressed a preference for her to take a traveling companion – but they didn’t offer to pay for the buddy.

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Gallup Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

In October 2002, Gallup introduced the world’s first web storage system containing millions of records of human thoughts/opinions – aptly named “The Gallup Brain.” GALLUP CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND CULTURE.

The 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about How We Are Using Strenghts

Leadership Vision Consulting

If we’re traveling, we’ll often do the first two parts during the first trip, then come back a few weeks later to do the 360. Myself and Linda were first exposed to strengths in 2002. Last week we hosted our third explore strengths preview day. We do this four times a year.

How Digital Health Care Can Help Prevent Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes

Harvard Business

One of the barriers to getting prediabetics to participate in these in-person programs is the time and expense required to travel to and attend them. Eric Frommelt/Getty Images. Diabetes is one of the most pervasive and expensive chronic diseases: It affects an estimated 30.3 million people in the United States and costs a staggering $245 billion per year to treat. In addition there are 84.1

Serving on Boards Helps Executives Get Promoted

Harvard Business

When you consider all of the retreats, travel, reading, meeting prep time, transactions, and committee meetings involved, it is a wonder anyone serves at all.

Return of the Buggy Whip; Streetcar Named Imprudent


At the peak of streetcar travel in the mid-1920s, some 800 streetcars covering 200 miles of track carried 97 million passenger trips a year. In 2002, the Tampa region opened its TECO Line, on which streetcars cruise a 2.7-mile path — past the Florida Aquarium, cruise terminals and the Tampa Bay Times Forum — between downtown Tampa and historic Ybor City. The goal is safer travel, fewer traffic delays, and a better understanding of how to automate vehicles.

Saxo Bank's Steen Jakobsen Warns of Global Economic Vacuum, China Slowdown, Germany Growth Negative, 30% S&P Correction


ETF flow into fixed income has been +16 billion US Dollars year to date, could be largest inflow since 2002! Safe travels, Steen Thanks Steen! Stay an extra day and golf or travel.

The Leadership Clash That Led Colombia to Vote Against Peace

Harvard Business

While he was in office, from 2002–2010, he promoted a hard-line policy with the FARC. Whether he’s traveling to the Amazon jungle or the vast tropical “llanos” plain, or even to the coast, he fails to find the language to connect and to provoke empathy. ” This failure of a political leader to connect with constituents is something I saw over and over while traveling around Colombia over the past two months.

What We Can Learn About Resilience from Female Leaders of the UN

Harvard Business

The West African nation was devastated by civil war from 1991 to 2002, suffered a major Ebola outbreak from 2014 to 2015, and lost more than 1,000 people in a major mudslide near the capital city of Freetown on August 14, 2017. I take time off, get together with friends, stop traveling on missions for a bit.” It’s difficult enough to stay resilient in the face of high demands and changing circumstances.

How the Best Restaurants in the World Balance Innovation and Consistency

Harvard Business

Since the business was particularly slow during the winter, its owners, Ferran Adrian and Juli Soler, decided to close shop 2-5 months a year to travel and search for new dish ideas. Three years later, El Bulli rose to three Michelin Stars, and when the first edition of the 50 Best guide was released in 2002, they earned the top spot, positioning Spain as one of the main gastronomic destinations in the world. pchyburrs/Getty Images.