Sat.Jul 06, 2019

What it’s really like at a top consulting firm: the good and the bad

Tom Spencer

Amid the intensity of recruiting for consulting, few stop to think what it will really be like once they’ve achieved their mission to get into a top-tier consulting firm. With their eyes on the prize, and a single-minded focus, many gloss over the details of what day 1 and 300 will look like.

Can Introverts Make Great Leaders?

Peter Stark

My response. Unequivocally, yes!” Introverts and extroverts can both make great leaders, but, for introverts, leading others requires more effort towards adapting their natural style.

Growth of Fintech and Disruption of Brick-and-mortar Financial Institutions

Tom Spencer

The idea that technology can be configured to drastically improve the delivery and usability of finance began taking off following the financial crisis of 2008, when consumer distrust for traditional banks combined with the increasing popularity and functionality of smartphone apps.

The irony of close competition

Seth Godin Blog

The easiest way to get someone’s attention is to compare them to someone else. When people compete on the same metrics (how many followers, how much income, how many points scored) the focus gets very tight. With a simple metric, there’s no confusion at all about how to earn more status. The irony is that the simpler the metric, the less useful the effort is.

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!