Quick Wins interview with bestselling author and Intuitive Advisor Lynn Robinson, one of the nation’s leading speakers on the hot topic of developing and trusting our intuition. She teaches how to tap into the power of your “Inner GPS” Her clients consistently praise her uncanny intuitive insights as “spot on,” resulting in personal clarity, creative … Continue reading "EP 028: Harness your inner intuition for consulting greatness with Lynn Robinson"
Quick Wins episode with Jenny Rae La Roux, former MBB consultant and now the Managing Director of ManagementConsulted.com, the largest website globally for the management consultant community. “Great consultants are fantastic listeners, deeply convicted of what the best solution is for their client, and incredibly focused.” Jenny Rae has an impressive background which includes graduating … Continue reading "EP 027: Catapult your consulting career success with Jenny Rae,...
AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Michael Beddows, a seasoned consultant, serial entrepreneur, and founder of the IT Consulting Group & Enterprising Group. “Good consultants deliver value, but great consultants teach their clients how to deliver value for themselves.” Michael shares his career journey going in and out of consulting and serial entrepreneurship … Continue reading "EP 026: Journey of a seasoned consultant and serial entrepreneur with Michael Beddows"
AMA (Ask Me Anything) episode with Michelle Florendo, a former consultant, a decisions analysis expert & career coach for Type A professionals. A Stanford University graduate with a degree in decision engineering & analysis, Michelle shares her career journey in consulting and some of her lessons learned. “What we were taught was to be successful … Continue reading "EP 025: Psychology of decision making with Michelle Florendo"
AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Naresh Vissa, a digital marketing millennial consultant, CEO of Krish Media & Marketing, and a best-selling author. Naresh turned down an offer from a leading management consulting firm to join a startup company and several years later, launched his own company. In this episode, Naresh and Christie touch on … Continue reading "EP 024: Big bets, politics, and digital consulting with Naresh Vissa"
Crossroads episode with Dustin, a defense industry professional with less than 5 years of work experience, is seeking a pathway into management consulting. Dustin and Christie discuss ways to reinvent and curate a personal brand that would be attractive to consulting firms, including how to identify experience gaps. Google+ Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Pinterest Share on … Continue reading "EP 023: Exploring pathways to break into consulting with Dustin"
In this Quick Wins episode, we discuss the importance of your image in consulting with personal image stylist Elsa Isaac. Whether you realize it or not, scientific studies have shown that you are being judged by how you dress, especially in the workplace, which could impact your credibility, promotions, project opportunities, and raises/bonuses. Style image … Continue reading "EP 022: Projecting a winning image with celebrity personal stylist Elsa Isaac"
In this Where are They Now? episode, Christie interviews Jonathan, now a Senior Vice President at a global marketing firm and a former consulting colleague with the brand of a rockstar. Jonathan shares stories of his career journey and how he transitioned from the media & entertainment industry into consulting and back into the music … Continue reading "EP 021: Career journey of a consultant rockstar featuring Jonathan"
Quick Wins interview with Ed Lively and Stephanie Cole of the International Institute of Learning (IIL), seasoned project managers discuss the importance of consultants need to have strong project management skills. In this episode – Christie, Ed, and Stephanie have a roundtable discussion walking through key techniques along the phases of a typical project lifecycle … Continue reading "EP 020: A deep dive on the importance of project management skills in consulting"
AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Kofi Kankam, a former consultant turned serial entreprenuer. This is the 4th and final installment of our Welcome Back to Campus series, specifically focused on undergraduate and graduate students seeking to begin a consulting career. In this episode, Kofi, a Harvard and Wharton MBA graduate, discusses his career journey … Continue reading "Get into your dream school with Kofi Kankam of Admit.me"
Quick Wins interview with Sammi, a seasoned top 10 consulting firm campus recruiter specifically focused on hiring first-year analysts. This is the 3rd installment of our Welcome Back to Campus series, specifically focused on undergraduate and graduate students seeking to begin a consulting career. In this episode, Sammi helps demystify the recruiting process and provides … Continue reading "EP 018: Demystify the consulting hiring process from the mindset of a campus recruiter"
Crossroads interview (the Intern edition) with Briana, a senior at Seton Hall University who recently completed 2 years of internships that ultimately resulted in her obtaining a full time consulting job offer this summer. In this second episode of our Welcome Back to Campus series, Briana shares her journey as well as techniques she used … Continue reading "EP 017: The journey from internship to full-time job offer with Briana"
Quick Wins interview with Destin Whitehurst, co-founder of consultinginterviewcoach.com kicks off the Welcome Back to Campus series. Destin shares his own career journey as a former consultant while providing insights and ideas on how consulting candidates can take their interview performance to the next level, and how to best leverage mock case interviews. Check him … Continue reading "EP 016: Boost case interview performance with Destin Whitehurst of consultinginterviewcoach.com"
Special edition of The MECE Muse Unplugged to kick off September’s Welcome Back to Campus Series, an episode designed to provide college students an orientation to the podcast show. Christie shares highlights of upcoming episodes for the next month, all covering topics undergraduate or graduate college students interested in consulting would find valuable. Episode topics … Continue reading "EP 015: Kicking Off the Welcome Back To Campus Series"
Tweet AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview where Ed, a senior manager and former bank examiner, shares his career journey and experiences as a consultant in the bank regulatory space. During this episode, Christie and Ed give mentoring advice to a consultant that is seeking career guidance to create more of a work-life balance so that … Continue reading "EP 014: Discussing work-life balance, music, and fixing banks with Ed"
Tweet In this special Crossroads interview, Michaela shares her recruitment preparation strategy that resulted in her landing a coveted consulting role. Christie provides career advice towards launching a successful career in consulting.
Tweet In this episode, Christie interviews Ron, a former consulting colleague with the brand of a rockstar. Ron discusses a myriad of topics, shares stories of his career journey, managing resistance, the differences in federal vs commercial consulting, how to choose between becoming an independent consultant, working at mid-tier boutique, or for a large Big … Continue reading "EP 012: Career journey of a consultant rockstar featuring Ron"