Lori Mihalich-Levin and Jason Levin are back with the second episode in the series of interviews with parents in the consulting world!
Today, Lori and Jason are excited to talk with two awesome consulting dads, Jonathan Milde, and Daniel Baldor!
Jonathan Milde is a Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group, where he is a core member of the technology and digital advantage transactions and integrations and industrial goods practice areas. He also has significant experience with health care, consumer goods, and retail clients. Jonathan lives in Maryland and has been married to Bess for 15 years. They have two kids, Beah, age 11, and August, age 8.
Dan Baldor has been with Accenture for nearly 18 years. He is the Office Managing Director for Accenture in Miami, as well as the Life Sciences Client Group Lead and Strategy and Consulting Products Lead for Accenture’s self-market unit. He has been married to his wife, Michelle, for 24 years. He is a dad to Carolina, who is 21, a senior at Parsons School of Design in Paris, France, and Stephanie who is 19 and studying psychology at Florida State University.
Tune in to hear what Jon and Dan have to share about their lives as working dads in the consulting world!
Jon talks about his transition to working parenthood. (3:34)Dan shares his working parent story. (5:15)What it’s like for Dan to be a parent in management consulting these days. (7:00)How the change in travel pace post-pandemic will affect new parents. (8:19)The workplace supports Jon found particularly helpful when he became a working parent. (11:29)Dan discusses the fantastic benefits Accenture offers for working parents. (13:40)As a parent, ask the organization you work for whether or not they have backup child support if you’re unsure.Dan and Jon share what they learned from their first jobs. (17:41) (19:34)How living with his young children helped Dan prepare for client interactions. (23:30)Dan offers advice for working parents in management consulting. (26:00)What Jon does to mitigate workplace stress. (28:24)
Links and resources:
Boston Consulting Group
Jonathan Milde on LinkedIn
Dan Baldor on LinkedIn
If you’d like to participate in the conversation at the Mindful Return Working Parents Group Network Learning Collaborative, go to www.mindfulreturn.com/wpgn
Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
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