Posts Tagged: Consulting

Consultants: 20 Questions to Ask When You Start a New Projec

By Kristine Schoonmaker, MyConsultingLife.ComStarting a new project can be exhilarating and overwhelming at the same time. In a perfect world, you have at least a conversation (or two) with your project lead or team members prior to arriving on site. The goal of those conversations should be to orient you to the history and current status of the project, your role on the team, and give you an overview of the team dynamics and political environment on the ground. Read More >

Earth Week: CSC Greens the EPA

In honor of Earth Day, Consult THIS is highlighting efforts in environmental sustainability made by 5 consulting firms that we feel deserve special recognition. Whether these efforts resulted in historic achievements in the field of sustainability (some did) or were just plain interesting (like here), each of these big players spurned the bottom line to make a difference to our planet Earth. Read More >

Earth Week: Cognizant Makes Good on 100,000 Tree Pledge

In honor of Earth Day, Consult THIS is highlighting efforts in environmental sustainability made by 5 consulting firms that we feel deserve special recognition. Whether these efforts resulted in historic achievements in the field of sustainability (some did) or were just plain interesting (like here), each of these big players spurned the bottom line to make a difference to our planet Earth.Day 4: CognizantThe world's forests of the future? Read More >

Earth Week: Booz Allen Builds a Greener Future

In honor of Earth Day, Consult THIS is highlighting efforts in environmental sustainability made by 5 consulting firms that we feel deserve special recognition. Whether these efforts resulted in historic achievements in the field of sustainability (some did) or were just plain interesting (like here), each of these big players spurned the bottom line to make a difference to our planet Earth.Day 3: Booz Allen HamiltonBooz Allen volunteers get down to business in San Antonio. Read More >

13 Things Consultants Should Never Wear to Work

By Kristine Schoonmaker, MyConsultingLife.ComWhat falls in the appropriate column when it comes to work attire may seem obvious. But there are lots of people out there that have no clue how to dress for the office. These style faux pas will damage your image faster than the time it takes to gripe about your boss on Facebook. As if that weren't enough, it will completely distract your colleagues and clients from the great work you're doing. Read More >

Earth Week: ATK Shifts into Neutral

In honor of Earth Day, Consult THIS is highlighting efforts in environmental sustainability made by 5 consulting firms that we feel deserve special recognition. Whether these efforts resulted in historic achievements in the field of sustainability (some did) or were just plain interesting (like here), each of these big players spurned the bottom line to make a difference to our planet Earth.Day 2: A.T. KearneyA student participates in a national carbon neutral campaign in Costa Rica. Read More >

Earth Week: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Deloitte Consulti

In honor of Earth Day, Consult THIS is highlighting efforts in environmental sustainability made by 5 consulting firms that we feel deserve special recognition. Whether these efforts resulted in historic achievements in the field of sustainability (some did) or were just plain interesting (see below), each of these big players spurned the bottom line to make a difference to our planet Earth.  Day 1: DeloitteTanzania's Eastern Arc mountains. Read More >

Rajat Gupta: Why, and what's next?

Decades ago, when Rajat Gupta was but an Indian schoolboy, a business professor gave him some sage advice. "I told him once," says Bala Balachandran, "'If you are in a herd of pigs, you'll also smell like a pig.'" Unfortunately, Balachandran's professorial wisdom faded from the disgraced ex-McKinsey managing director's memory as early as 2007, when he left the venerated firm to pursue a second career in high-stakes deal-making. Read More >

Consultants: How to Recover From a Rookie Mistake

By Kristine Schoonmaker, MyConsultingLife.com(Kristine recently returned from a pair of successful speaking engagements at Penn and Georgia Tech, where prospective consultants asked the former Accenture exec questions like "How do I rebound from a rookie mistake?".  She shares her thoughts on the subject here. Read More >

Mitt Romney: From Bain consultant to US president?

Earlier this week, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney quietly announced a second bid for the American presidency in an online video called "Believe in America". In that video, Romney reiterated a point that he's been making ever since he first emerged as a legitimate presidential candidate in 2008: of all the many labels bestowed upon him over the years-Mormon, Republican, Daddy's Boy-the one that Romney identifies with most is that of the shrewd businessman. Read More >

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