Wed.Jul 17, 2019

Lots of consulting firms have skeletons in their closet…

The Source

Lots of consulting firms have skeletons in their closets, but I’ve only ever come across one that has actual cadavers in its basement: PA Consulting. No, this isn’t a particularly punitive version of the up-or-out (or in this case, down-and-in) meritocracy many firms still adhere to.

Automation at scale: The benefits for payers

McKinsey

Process automation at scale is now feasible for most payers. When coupled with other next-generation digital tools, we estimate that it may enable many payers to reduce operational costs by up to 30 percent within five years. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

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Do you need a lead magnet? Do you know what it is or does for you?

Rod Burkert

Greetings from Forest City, Iowa. The RV is parked just outside of the Winnebago factory where we will be getting some R&M done and taking part in Winnebago’s 50 th Grand National Rally.

The transformation office: Key success factors

McKinsey

A great transformation office is like a winning coach who pushes and encourages everyone to reach their goals. Transformation Insights

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The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

BCG Offer after 10+ Rejections

CaseInterview.com

Following is a success story I received from a new BCG hire who has some insightful tips for those still recruiting as well as my follow-up where I elaborate on the importance of perseverance and hard work in obtaining a consulting offer. Success Story: I am glad that I finally have a reason to write to you! I have recently received an offer for a Consultant position at BCG in one of the Eastern European offices and have just accepted it. First of all, thank you for all your great materials.

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Tips on BCG Europe Interviews from a New Hire

CaseInterview.com

What follows is a report from a recent BCG Hire in Europe about the differences she saw in the BCG Europe offices recruiting and interviewing process. Student Report: I am a recent M.S. graduate from Eastern Europe and received an offer from the local BCG office this week. I almost exclusively relied on your videos and other materials for preparations. I have a fulltime job so was only able to practice one week prior to my first interview and 2 weeks prior to my subsequent interviews.

Global downstream outlook to 2035

McKinsey

Perspective on global refining markets and projections to 2035. Oil & Gas Insights

BCG Interview Process and Tips for Success

CaseInterview.com

Below is a success story from a CaseInterview.com that just receive a BCG offer where he shares tips on how to handle a BCG consulting interview. Success Story: I just wanted to extend a personal thanks to you. I had my BCGinterview (only shortlist among the top 3), and received an offer, it feels great to have been able to deliver on crunch day. Here is a bit more on my experience and the BCG interview process.

How governments in emerging economies can help boost and sustain growth

McKinsey

McKinsey researchers find a new generation of outperforming nations, from the South China Sea to the Horn of Africa, which are leaving poverty behind, writes Jeongmin Seong in The Mandarin. MGI in the News

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Making Joy a Priority at Work

Harvard Business

90% of employees expect to feel joy. Only 37% do. Motivating people Talent management Organizational culture Digital Article

Squeaky wheels

Seth Godin Blog

Do you really want the grease? Or would you rather make things better? The best way to contribute to a community or a brand isn’t by complaining. It’s by making things better. Taking responsibility (without authority) and creating a positive cycle of generous action. Leading by example. Finding a small corner where you can make a difference–and then making a difference. We keep optimizing our systems for squeaky wheels. But often, all we get is a patch, not a fix

Leading with Trust

Harvard Business

Five CEOs who illustrate how fairness, good intentions, and power are linked. Ethics Economics & Society Public relations Digital Article

The Problem with France’s Plan to Tax Digital Companies

Harvard Business

A one-size-fits-all approach isn’t robust enough. Government Economy Digital Article

How New Versions of Products Spread Differently Than Entirely New Products

Harvard Business

A study of phones, cars, and apps. Innovation Sales & Marketing Digital Article

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How Investment Advisors Can Prepare for Tomorrow - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM TD AMERITRADE

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from TD Ameritrade. Sponsor Content

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How to Reach Out to Someone Whose Career You Admire

Harvard Business

Highlight your value — and don’t ask to meet for coffee. Networking Career planning Digital Article