2013 Canada Tour Recap – Ph.D.s, Snow and Vintage Chocolate

Management Consulted

If this is your first time joining us, we’ve spent the last 5 months traveling to top colleges across the planet – check out news from our latest gallivants to the U.K. , After a night of travels, we decided a stop for the best breakfast cafe in Buffalo on Yelp was a great idea.

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Final 2013 West Coast Adventures: Bain, Berkeley, and Stanford

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After spending the last 5 months traveling to top colleges across the planet ( Canada , U.K. , Red and white were the colors of Day 1 (December 5th, 2013) of our tour. We’ve been busy.

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Big Data's Impact on Holiday Travel

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While many consumers are scrambling to purchase last-minute gifts, others are plotting and planning their holiday travel itinerary. But travelers aren''t the only ones preparing for the rush at the airport.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

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Travel and Transportation. Travel to client locations are required. The Top 25 Consultants (2013)(#17). 2013 Management Consulting Salaries – from Undergraduate and MBA to Interns and more. IBM Global Business Services (GBS).

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: What is a "3-4-5 Consultant"?

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, July 22, 2013. The new hire hears this and immediately dreams up a "3-2-2" scheme, traveling all day Monday, eating at fancy restaurants and going out clubbing three nights, and heading home first thing Thursday before skipping the last day of work.

Reflections on 2013; What's Important, What's Not? What's Ahead?

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It is continuing to expand at twice the rate of nominal, or money, gross domestic product, and according to official data has pushed the credit to GDP ratio up to 215 per cent in 2013, and most likely more." 2013 is likely to be the tip of the bubble belief in Merkel.

The Ansoff Matrix

Tom Spencer

domestic air transport in America for cost-conscious business travellers). A framework to help executives, senior managers and marketers devise strategies for future growth. Background.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: TSA PreCheck: Hot or Not?

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, May 6, 2013. TSA PreCheck should be the best thing ever to traveling consultants like me. May 6, 2013 at 4:19 PM. June 6, 2013 at 2:06 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. TSA PreCheck: Hot or Not? After all, it effectively rolls back security to pre-9/11 levels! But its been worthless in practice, since you never know if, when, and where youll get the nod.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: What In The World Is A Deliverable?

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, May 28, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. What In The World Is A Deliverable? If there is one constant in consulting it is the production of deliverables. But what the heck is a "deliverable" anyway? This is one of the first lessons in consultantese that new consultants learn.

Crazy Airline Gobbledegook Nonsense

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Why not just call it travel ? The airline business is like nothing on earth, and airline people are some of the most common interactions we consultants have. I thought I would take a minute to note some of the crazy words that come out of their mouths.

Brews, News and Booz & Company: Interview and Culture Insights

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They travel quite a bit, but their hours are slightly less than BCG or McKinsey and on par with Bain. 2004 – 2013. 2012 – 2013. 2009 – 2013. Booz & Company Interview and Culture. So you have a Booz & Company interview coming up, and you want to be the best candidate they see? We agree! We want you to nail it. Where prestige, pay, exit opportunities and culture are concerned, Booz & Company ranks number 4 behind MBB.

Tour Recap – Day 7 (New York Consulting Bootcamp)

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Welcome…to the final day, the crowning achievement, of our 2013 8-day East Coast (we counted our final travel day too). If you’re just joining us, check out Harvard , Yale , Columbia , Georgetown , Duke and Georgia Tech ‘s highlights.

Tour Recap – Day 4 (Columbia)

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We travel anywhere in the world. *. We’re on a Tour Throwback trip…welcome to Part 4. If you missed our recaps of Georgia Tech , Duke , or Georgetown , read those first.

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Undergrad Bootcamper Breaks into McKinsey Chicago

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So if you wanted to take some time to travel, then you would have the opportunity to do that, right? We first met Rachel in September; she was nice and very unassuming.

Tour Recap – Day 3 (Georgetown)

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We travel anywhere in the world. *. This is Part 3 of a 7-part throwback series on our East Coast Tour. Go back to Part 1 or Part 2 here … In case you’re new to the site, we are holding our next 8-hour Consulting Bootcamp in San Francisco on September 21.

Tour Recap – Day 1 (Georgia Tech)

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We travel anywhere in the world, as long as you ask nicely and especially if you are located near a tropical beach. And…we’re back. Not back in the saddle – we never left (and we never do!).

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: What Your Drink Says About You.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, July 29, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. What Your Drink Says About You (And Your Client). Aah, cocktails! The time-honored way to unwind while simultaneously "entertaining" clients! Even the IRS allows you to deduct half the cost!

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: How NOT to Start a Meeting

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Sunday, April 21, 2013. A colleague of mine was traveling to Boston, MA with his boss to meet up with a legal representative from one of the fortune 500 companies who was interested in his reverse legal auction consulting services. skip to main | skip to sidebar. How NOT to Start a Meeting. Many thanks to alert consultant Maria for contributing the following blog post.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: An Ode To The Madness That Is.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, April 29, 2013. May 27, 2013 at 1:40 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. An Ode To The Madness That Is Teleconferencing. Thank you for calling WonderCall! Please enter your meeting ID and then press the pound sign. Look up meeting ID. Try to memorize stupidly-long meeting ID.

UK 2014 Consulting Bootcamp Tour Recap

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It’s good to travel with an ex-consultant! As if staying Stateside wasn’t enough, we decided to chase the Autumn weather to its last ends in the U.K.

Tour Recap – Day 4 (Columbia)

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We travel anywhere in the world. *. We’re on a Tour Throwback trip…welcome to Part 4. If you missed our recaps of Georgia Tech , Duke , or Georgetown , read those first.

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Tour Recap – Day 4 (Columbia)

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We travel anywhere in the world. *. We’re on a Tour Throwback trip…welcome to Part 4. If you missed our recaps of Georgia Tech , Duke , or Georgetown , read those first.

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6 Ways to Overcome Loss Aversion

Tom Spencer

I’m currently travelling on a shoe string budget in Eastern Europe, and it really hurts me to spend money if it makes me exceed my daily budget. Loss aversion can lead people to favour the status quo, and so clever marketing is sometimes needed to convince people to buy new products.

NERA Economic Consulting Interviews – Moving Up in a Down Economy

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Size: 515 (2013). Lifestyle is a great reason to choose NERA – predictable hours, predictable travel, in an intellectually stimulating environment. . NERA ECONOMIC CONSULTING. Interviewing with NERA Economic Consulting? Well, NERA is no MBB. In fact, if you look at a list of top 20 consulting firms, NERA won’t be on it.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Quick! They Have Money! Propose.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, March 18, 2013. April 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Quick! They Have Money! Propose Something! Everyone knows consultants are driven by money, but most dont realize just how "coin operated" their firms can be.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Use Whoever's On The Bench

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, April 22, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Use Whoevers On The Bench. Warming the Bench by LouisRiley.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: I Got the Squeaky Chair

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, May 20, 2013. May 30, 2013 at 9:14 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. I Got the Squeaky Chair. Considering how often I find myself sitting behind a desk at the client site, you might be surprised to learn how much I loathe it.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: True Facts About the Tarsier

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Friday, April 12, 2013. May 16, 2013 at 6:06 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. True Facts About the Tarsier. This admittedly has nothing to do with anything, but Ive been on a Ze Frank kick recently, and this made me laugh so hard snot particles start flying out of my nose.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: What We Do: Part 1 of Sex Among.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, April 15, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. What We Do: Part 1 of Sex Among the Consulting Class. Sex is a tricky subject, especially in a competitive and personality-driven field like consulting.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consultants Do It Better Than.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, July 8, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultants Do It Better Than Everyone (But Disney). Aah, vacation! When consultants get to kick back, relax, and spend some hotel points and airline miles. Ko Samui, here I come! But, even on vacation, I just cant stop consulting!

Carl the Robot Bartender Mixes Drinks and Chats With Customers

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Monday, July 29, 2013 12:59 PM. Hes handy with a shot glass and customers travel from far and wide to admire him at work. August 2013 (16). July 2013 (82). June 2013 (70). May 2013 (82). April 2013 (85). March 2013 (100). February 2013 (83).

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: The Airport Olympics

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, April 2, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Airport Olympics. Its easy to hate airport security. But consultants do so much flying we have to learn to live with it. Once giving the screener the silent treatment (or the finger) gets tiring, what else is one to do?

Merry Christmas From the TSA

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Traveling this holiday season? Whether yes or no, the TSA has 12 helpful hints about what you can and cannot carry on planes.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consultantese: What's The Dollar.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, June 24, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultantese: Whats The Dollar Amount? Dollar Amount. Noun Salesman-speak for the money part of a contract. Just hearing this phrase makes hookers and lap dancers raise their fee.

Women Consultants: Part 2 of Sex Among the Consulting Class

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, April 16, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Women Consultants: Part 2 of Sex Among the Consulting Class. Sex is a tricky subject, especially in a competitive and. personality-driven field like consulting.

M1 Money Supply vs. Real GDP

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Here are a few interesting charts of M1 money supply vs. Real GDP/10 from reader WendyBG. M1 consists of: (1) currency outside the U.S.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Crazy Crap on a Private Plane.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, July 15, 2013. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Crazy Crap on a Private Plane. Literally! From GSElevator comes this fantastic tale of life as a banker on a private jet roadshow. What happens when you party all night, scarf up too much breakfast, and hop on a bumpy business jet?