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Firmsconsulting maintains a 80% success rate at placing clients within McKinsey, BCG and Bain. This is the highest in the industry and the rate is higher if we include other firms. We achieve this rate because we only use former partners from McKinsey, BCG et al to develop our clients. This makes us unique. We never use analysts, associates, engagement managers or associate principals. We also carefully select and develop clients on their communication, image, technical and case interview skills. This podcast channel describes our lessons from training our clients.
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Firmsconsulting maintains a 80% success rate at placing clients within McKinsey, BCG and Bain. This is the highest in the industry and the rate is higher if we include other firms. We achieve this rate because we only use former partners from McKinsey, BCG et al to develop our clients. This makes us unique. We never use analysts, associates, engagement managers or associate principals. We also carefully select and develop clients on their communication, image, technical and case interview skills. This podcast channel describes our lessons from training our clients.
www.firmsconsulting.com
www.strategytraining.com

    475: How to Thrive as a New Generation Executive (with Emily Bermes)

    475: How to Thrive as a New Generation Executive (with Emily Bermes)

    Welcome to an episode with CEO and executive coach, Emily Bermes. Get Emily's book here: " data-userid="751940007443001344" data-orgid="751940008097312768">https://amzn.to/3B2vZXD In this episode, Emily spoke about the challenges that new generation executives are facing, particularly during the trying times of the pandemic. She discussed how having no physical role model or person to look up to impacts how an executive behaves and performs, and how executives cope up with that.
    Emily Bermes is the CEO of a human capital consulting firm. She has devoted her career to helping executives—from Fortune 100 companies to industry-shifting startups—successfully assimilate into new roles, create strong teams, and develop cultures that attract and retain the best talent.
    Combining more than 20 years of experience as a partner-level management consultant and executive coach with her background as a quantitative researcher, Emily is a master at creating customized, elegant solutions for the toughest organizational and human capital challenges. She has successfully assimilated nearly 100 executives across multiple industries.
    Bombproof: A Field Proven Guide for the New-to-Role Executive. Emily Bermes: " data-userid="751940007443001344" data-orgid= "751940008097312768">https://amzn.to/3B2vZXD
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    • 36 min
    474: Avoiding the Strategy Echo Chamber (Strategy Skills Classics)

    474: Avoiding the Strategy Echo Chamber (Strategy Skills Classics)

    For this episode, let's revisit one of Strategy Skills classics where we discuss why you should avoid the strategy echo chamber.
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    • 14 min
    473: What Makes It a Transformation Study? (Strategy Skills Classics)

    473: What Makes It a Transformation Study? (Strategy Skills Classics)

    For this episode, let's revisit one of the classics by Strategy Skills where we discuss what makes a study a "transformation study" and how to determine if an organization is going through a transformation or something else, such as restructuring.
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    • 21 min
    472: How To Complete Logical Case Studies? (Strategy Skills Classics)

    472: How To Complete Logical Case Studies? (Strategy Skills Classics)

    For this episode, let's revisit one of the classics by Strategy Skills where we discuss how to complete logical case studies.
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    • 8 min
    471: Three Career Path Options for Consulting Partners (Strategy Skills Classics)

    471: Three Career Path Options for Consulting Partners (Strategy Skills Classics)

    For this episode, let's revisit one of the classics by Strategy Skills where we discuss the 3 career path options that consultants face once they become partners. We discuss each career path and what it means for a consultant's career. These are differences that are crucial to know and understand because partner career paths that appear to be more attractive often lead to disappointing results. For example, did you know it is a really bad idea to emulate the career path of all the McKinsey and BCG partners who appear in the McKinsey Quarterly, BCG perspectives, and HBR? This counter-intuitive podcast will explain why.
    Many consultants don't spend enough time analyzing and considering the implications of following each career path. They take a superficial look at who are the partners most known and respected within the firm and try to emulate those partners. Yet, down the road, they often end up at a dead end.
    We further address which partner career path you should follow if your goal is to become a CEO one day.
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    • 13 min
    470: When Should You Not Brand Yourself Ex McKinsey (Strategy Skills Classics)

    470: When Should You Not Brand Yourself Ex McKinsey (Strategy Skills Classics)

    For this episode, let's revisit one of the classics by Strategy Skills where we talk about one of the issues that we deal with at Firmsconsulting and which many ex employees of major consulting firms (e.g. ex McKinsey and ex BCG consultants) encounter as they embark on building their own boutique consulting firms or even when they join other consulting firm as employees.
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    • 10 min

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OMG! I love this podcast! Absolutely a learning podcast, very helpful!
Like you mentioned several times about the consulting culture~ would you mind diving a bit deep in this topic?

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Best podcast

The best podcast to keep up with business skills. Thank you for sharing your experiences here.

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