Management Consulting versus Investment Banking

Management Consulted

This is an important question for prospective applicants (in particular, undergrad/MBA students) looking for summer internships and fulltime jobs alike. The decision was easier for me than for most people.

Consultant Ninja: Who Knew SEC accepted Decks for filings.

Consultant Ninja

Thursday, November 6, 2008. What do you think is saddest about this Yahoo Filing with the SEC from June 2008 : That its a word document translated into bullet point format in the worst possible way That it argues "Microsofts offer for $31 per share. Thursday, November 6, 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Consultant Ninja: Living Dangerously, Consulting Style.

Consultant Ninja

Thursday, December 18, 2008. Thursday, December 18, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6%

Consultant Ninja: The Beach time is the Right Time.: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Tuesday, November 11, 2008. Tuesday, November 11, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6%

Consultant Ninja: A Warning Sign for my Consulting Career.

Consultant Ninja

Wednesday, October 22, 2008. Wednesday, October 22, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6%

Consultant Ninja: On Selling Out: Management Consulting Blog

Consultant Ninja

Monday, November 10, 2008. Monday, November 10, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6%

Consultant Ninja: Booz & Company consultant-ese: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Monday, November 17, 2008. Monday, November 17, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Who is to blame for the mortgage crisis.

Consultant Ninja

Friday, October 3, 2008. November 29, 2008 at 10:06 PM. Friday, October 3, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Consultant Ninja: There goes BearingPoint: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Tuesday, November 18, 2008. Tuesday, November 18, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: What to put on a consulting resume (part 3 of a.

Consultant Ninja

Wednesday, December 10, 2008. December 10, 2008 at 11:56 AM. Wednesday, December 10, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Consultant Ninja: The Strongest Navy in the World: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Thursday, December 11, 2008. December 12, 2008 at 2:44 PM. December 12, 2008 at 3:40 PM. Thursday, December 11, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Consultant Ninja: Stupid XP Fix (aka wasting time until Holiday Time.

Consultant Ninja

Tuesday, December 23, 2008. Tuesday, December 23, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: BearingPoint just got De-Listed from the NYSE.

Consultant Ninja

Tuesday, November 18, 2008. November 21, 2008 at 6:10 PM. Tuesday, November 18, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Consultant Ninja: Only in New York.: Management Consulting Blog

Consultant Ninja

Friday, October 31, 2008. Friday, October 31, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Finally, two counter-cyclical markets: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Tuesday, November 11, 2008. Tuesday, November 11, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Who's to blame for the mortgage crisis (part 3.

Consultant Ninja

Wednesday, October 8, 2008. Wednesday, October 8, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Who is to blame for the mortgage crisis? (part 2.

Consultant Ninja

Friday, October 3, 2008. Friday, October 3, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Classic Consulting Quotes (Chapter 4, Part III.

Consultant Ninja

Thursday, September 18, 2008. Thursday, September 18, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Classic Consulting Quotes (Chapter 4, Part II.

Consultant Ninja

Tuesday, September 9, 2008. Tuesday, September 9, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Consultant Ninja: Classic Consulting Quotes. (Chapter 4, Part 1.

Consultant Ninja

Thursday, September 4, 2008. Thursday, September 4, 2008. 2010-Present: Off the road 2009 Stats: Airline Miles: 24,902 Nights away from home: 73 (of 216: 34% of nights) AMEX Charges: $21,220 2008 Stats: Airline miles: 87,589 Nights away from home: 159 (of 365: 43.6% skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

Short blogging break plus preview of what’s coming up at Management Consulted

Management Consulted

Hi readers: I hate to pause the blog train, but for the next few days I will be traveling and enjoying the last moments of 2008. You can expect my posting to start again on Friday, January 2. Here’s what’s coming up: -A series of posts on “breaking into consulting” from non-business/economics backgrounds (eg, engineering, liberal arts, etc).

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consulting with Dilbert

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Friday, February 22, 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consulting with Dilbert. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 1:58 PM. Labels: Randomness. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Change Is Great!

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, January 28, 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Change Is Great! Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 12:09 PM. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

Welcome to new readers plus a few questions answered

Management Consulted

Received an influx of new readers in the last few days, thanks to some link love from fellow bloggers. Thanks to Marquis first and foremost, who is both a fellow Stanford grad and fellow ex-McKinsey consultant. He regularly blogs about management consulting and MBA issues and has sensible, smart advice for just about everything career-related. Check out his blog here.

Short blogging break plus thanks to readers

Management Consulted

Wanted to let people know that I’ll be taking a (very) short blogging break from today through Monday, as I am traveling and making it way home for the holidays. Thanks to all my readers. Your comments are very appreciated and I personally will respond to each one. It’s amazing to me that I haven’t officially “launched” this site (plan to do this post Xmas), but I’m already getting many engaged readers, which is the best. Happy holidays to all!

10 Ways Lazy Stupid Coworkers Can Help Boost Your Career

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Wednesday, January 30, 2008. 10 Ways Lazy Stupid Coworkers Can Help Boost Your Career Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 1:26am by admin By Jessica Hupp Lazy coworkers may seem like a nuisance, but in reality, they offer a number of excellent opportunities to improve your professional life. February 11, 2008 at 1:06 PM. March 26, 2008 at 4:09 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. 10 Ways Lazy Stupid Coworkers Can Help Boost Your Career.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Word of the Day

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, September 22, 2008. Demoable Pronunciation: dem-o-ah-bull Function: adjective Inflected Form(s): demoed; demo·ing Etymology: ERP Implementation Date: 2008 1 a: the ability to display or present for a show or an audience. September 26, 2008 at 2:43 PM. September 30, 2008 at 1:53 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Word of the Day.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consulting Industry Theme of the.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, November 18, 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consulting Industry Theme of the Day: AGONY. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 4:07 PM. 1 comment: Kevin. Have you seen the Consulting postcard from the Despair series? I use it on the About Me page of my blog. January 8, 2009 at 3:41 AM.

The Crazy Consultant was LITERALLY Allergic to the Client.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, October 21, 2008. October 22, 2008 at 5:14 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Crazy Consultant was LITERALLY Allergic to the Client. Okay.admittedly.the Crazy Consultant has been MIA for awhile. Why, you ask? Because I was sick for several months.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: This is just amazing

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Friday, May 9, 2008. May 17, 2008 at 9:38 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This is just amazing. Nothing to do with anything. but wow. link]. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 10:07 AM. Labels: Randomness. 1 comment: BlackFerrari007. im both fascinated and humbled - the man is amazing. Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

Nonprofit Website Mistakes: Lack of Transparency

The Nonprofit Consultant

When people talk about mistakes nonprofits make with their websites, the first thing that comes to mind is usually either no direct donate button from the front page, or an unclear mission statement. But I'd like to focus on a different type of mistake; lack of transparency. First off, what do I mean by "transparency?" I'm talking about communicating with your community (clients, members, potential donors, neighbors, elected officials, etc.)

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Au Revoir to Q1

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Saturday, March 22, 2008. I must be honest: 2008 has been off to a rocky start for me. March 24, 2008 at 12:26 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Au Revoir to Q1. I finally came to grips with the fact that I do not have enough miles to re-qualify for exec platinum. A sour, devastating blow to anyone in our profession. I also didn’t win the Road Warrior challenge (jeesh, what is up with AA these days, anyway???).

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Employee of the Month

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Wednesday, February 13, 2008. February 14, 2008 at 12:37 PM. February 14, 2008 at 11:49 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Employee of the Month. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 9:50 PM. Labels: bathroom , Consultants who are easily offended. insanity. 2 comments: Consulting SME.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: New Year's Resolutions for.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Saturday, December 27, 2008. December 29, 2008 at 5:16 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. New Years Resolutions for Consultants. I got to thinking as I typed away on my laptop in the middle of Christmas dinner (had to finish the year-end financials and collections, of course.): what should a true hard-core consultant resolve to do differently in 2009? Here are a few suggestions: 1) I will not cut in front of the blind guy at the TSA checkpoint (yes, we did see it).

Giuliani Makes the Choice Clear for Nonprofits

The Nonprofit Consultant

I'm watching the Republican National Convention right now, with former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani giving his speech. Let me recount a bit of dialogue I just heard. He was talking about the Democratic Candidate, Barack Obama, and critiquing his resume. GIULIANI: "He worked as a. community organizer?" Rudy makes strange face) (audience laughs) "Yeah, he worked as a community organizer! And that's just the first problem with his resume!"

Labor Force, Employment, and Population April 2008 vs. April 2014

MishTalk

This post shows the first set, a comparison of April 2008 to April 2014. Age 16-24 Stats Since April 2008, the population in age group 16-24 rose by 3.6% I have two sets of interesting charts from reader Tim Wallace on labor force, population, and employment.

Market failure and collusion in the philanthropic marketplace

The Nonprofit Consultant

That's a bit of a heady title, but stick with it and humor me for a minute or two longer. I'm going to use a lesson from basic economics 101 to explain why nonprofits are unnecessarily forced spend too much time and energy chasing dollars instead of achieving their missions.

Introducing the Angelcheeks Foundation

The Nonprofit Consultant

This posting is a bit personal, as well as nonprofit related. A friend of mine lost his infant son a year ago to SIDS.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: It's Time to Figure this Out

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Thursday, November 6, 2008. November 6, 2008 at 4:36 PM. November 6, 2008 at 4:43 PM. November 9, 2008 at 3:26 PM. November 10, 2008 at 9:18 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Its Time to Figure this Out. Can anyone explain to me why, given that we now have a new President, that the Dow is STILL down over 400 points today? I really dont get it. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 3:18 PM. Labels: In the News , Randomness. 4 comments: Noah D.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: When You're Too Platinum with the.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, April 15, 2008. April 16, 2008 at 10:09 AM. June 18, 2008 at 8:15 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. When Youre Too Platinum with the Hotel. Good Consultants! Like you, I have Platinum Status with just about ever hotel, airline, rental car agency, and liquor store in the Continental United States. DOUBLE Platinum with some, Id like to point out.