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11 minutes | 3 days ago
S3E12: How Do You Build an Effective Problem Solving Culture?
In this episode, Jenny Rae shares key problem solving tips to help transform your organization's problem solving process. F1000 managers told us the number one problem they had is employees with an inability to solve problems effectively. Ready to increase ownership and build a culture of problem solving in your organization? Start listening!If you enjoyed this episode, leave a review on Apple Podcasts to help us get to our goal of 1,000 reviews. Corporate Training from Management ConsultedSet up a free consultation.What topics do you want more of? Fill out a <2min survey.Advertise on Strategy Simplified
12 minutes | 5 days ago
S3E11: What Can you Expect for a Salary in Consulting in 2021?
Did consulting firms raise, maintain, or decrease salaries in 2021? What are the best firms for an undergraduate or MBA consultant salary? How do the MBB firms compare to the Big 4 in total comp? This episode delves into the common themes from the 2021 management consulting salaries report from Management Consulted. Show me the money! 2021 Consulting Salaries Report If you enjoyed this episode, leave a review on Apple Podcasts to help us get to our goal of 1,000 reviews. Resume Editing Services What topics do you want more of? Fill out a <2min survey. Send us an email. Advertise on Strategy Simplified
38 minutes | 10 days ago
S3E10: What is the Reality of Consulting vs Expectations?
Sanjeev Kumar turns the mic around on Jenny Rae as she delves deep into her time as a Bain consultant, honestly answering questions like: Expectations vs Reality of consulting - is it as glamorous as it seems? What are the true (never talked about) benefits of consulting?And much more Do you have what it takes to be a management consultant? Consulting Interview Prep ResourcesHow to Source Your Own InternshipEmail UsWhat topics do you want more of? Fill out a <2min survey.Advertise on Strategy Simplified
50 minutes | 17 days ago
S3E9: What is the Future of Work? With BCG Managing Director/Partner, Amber Grewal
What is the future of work? How will recruiting, training, and retaining talent change in the next 10 years? And what the heck are "bionic talent models?"To answer these questions - and more - we invited Amber Grewal onto the podcast. Amber is a Managing Director and Partner (Global Talent) with BCG, and an industry thought leader in Talent/Human Resources (20+ years). Make sure you listen all the way to the end to hear her drop a killer piece of advice on your biggest competitive advantage.Black Belt case interview prep program: tinyurl.com/mcblackbelt Pyramid Principle & Corporate Training: tinyurl.com/mc-corporate Advertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
5 minutes | 24 days ago
S3E8: Sales Skills Training: Communication That Sells
If sales training is a $15B+ industry (US), doesn't it make sense to make sure those dollars are getting a great return? Most sales skills training programs have key issues that make them ineffective. In this podcast, you'll learn what it takes to go from a Level 1 sales person (delivering information and features) to a Level 3 sales person (strategic advisor to organizations).Inquire today to learn about Management Consulted's sales training offerings: email@example.com. More info: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
7 minutes | a month ago
S3E7: How do You Make Employees Better at Time Management?
Lost productivity due to poor time management is a massive expense for businesses. Here's a not-so-fun fact on time wastage at work: the average employee wastes an average of 8 hours per week! An effective time management system is critical for making your teams more productive. Even better? Your top line also serves to benefit from better time management. Ready to get productive?Send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCorporate Training: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
60 minutes | a month ago
S3E6: Capital One Case Interview Example
A PhD candidate attempts to solve a Capital One case interview. Can he crack the case, or will he crack under the pressure of a live audience and time constraints? You'll have to listen to find out! The case involves a lot of tough math and some great brainstorming on the part of the candidate. Time to dive in! Case Interview Prep Resources: tinyurl.com/interview-prepExcel & PowerPoint for Consulting: tinyurl.com/excel-ppt-courseDrop us a note: email@example.comAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
7 minutes | a month ago
S3E5: What is the Difference Between a Leader and a Manager?
What is the difference between a leader and a manager? Which is more effective? When thinking about getting the most out of the human capital inside your organization, it's critical to define the differences between leaders and managers (spoiler alert: both are needed). In this episode, Jenny Rae delves into the critical differences, why leaders are ultimately more effective, and how to create more of them in your organization. Management Consulted has years of experience training both managers and leaders - learn more at tinyurl.com/mc-corporate Advertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
10 minutes | 2 months ago
S3E4: 3 Rules for Residential Real Estate Investing
In a departure from the standard Strategy Simplified content, we're talking interest rates and real estate in this episode. More specifically, Jenny Rae details her 3 rules for investing in residential real estate. Get ready for some business strategy, made simple. And remember: a deal is a deal is a deal! Excel & PowerPoint Courses: tinyurl.com/excel-ppt-course Drop us a note: firstname.lastname@example.org Advertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
51 minutes | 2 months ago
S3E3: Finding Your Why Inside Management Consulting - with KPMG Manager, Harluxsh Gill
In this episode of Strategy Simplified, Jenny Rae interviews Harluxsh Gill, a Manager with Big 4 firm KPMG. The conversation takes you through our guest's consulting journey, all the way from RSM to Accenture to KPMG. Harluxsh shares candidly on a range of consulting-specific topics, including (but not limited to): How to discover where you fit inside consulting i.e. strategy, human capital, audit, etc. How to ask the right networking questions How to tailor your resume to the specific role you want How to crush the Accenture case interview And more candid wisdom for your career! We're grateful for the hard-fought wisdom that Harluxsh generously shared in this conversation. If you found the episode enlightening or informative, please do share it with a friend or colleague! Learn more about MC's Corporate Training offerings: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateHave a guest you want to hear on the show? Send us a note: email@example.comAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
41 minutes | 2 months ago
S3E2: What is it Really Like for Women in Consulting?
In this episode, the mic is turned around on Jenny Rae by 3 MBA students from a Canadian university. The delightful conversation ranges from the topic of work-life balance as a Bain consultant, to women in consulting, to self-confidence, and everything in-between.You are sure to take something away from the interview. Thanks to Nicky, Saveta, and Marisa for their bravery and willingness to venture into the unknown and ask some honest, candid questions.Connect with Nicky on LinkedInConnect with Saveta on LinkedInConnect with Marisa on LinkedInCorporate Training: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateConsulting Support for Schools/Universities: tinyurl.com/consulting-workshopsBlack Belt: tinyurl.com/mcblackbeltContact MC: firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you are enjoying the podcast, leave us a review!Advertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
53 minutes | 3 months ago
S3E1: Deloitte Human Capital Case Study Interview Example
Khanh Tran - an MBA consulting candidate - runs through a tricky Deloitte Human Capital case administered by Jenny Rae. Listen as Khanh builds a structure, presents the structure, gathers the critical data, and ultimately, presents a strong recommendation to the "client" in the case.Grab a pen and paper and do the case alongside our guest!Access the video of the case: tinyurl.com/deloitte-hc-caseBlack Belt: tinyurl.com/mcblackbeltStrategy Sprint: tinyurl.com/strategy-sprintEmail us: email@example.comManagement Consulted: managementconsulted.comCorporate Training: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
43 minutes | 3 months ago
S2E30: Nicholas Farhi, Partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants
Today's guest is Nicholas Farhi, partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants. Nic has been with the firm for 20 years, and has a wide gamut of stories - most of them hilariously articulated - about his consulting and leadership experience.The multi-faceted conversation covers a lot of ground, including:How to succeed in case interviews (hint: don't use jargon)The importance of letting your people take ownership for the businessWhy Nic turned down an offer to become CFO of KFC in the UKWhich type of consulting is more fun: strategy or implementationThe last time he properly dancedAnd much moreEnjoy the episode, and share with a friend or colleague if you found value in it!"Good Strategy Bad Strategy" bookStrategy Sprint consulting project: tinyurl.com/strategy-sprintLearn more about Corporate Training offerings: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateBlack Belt: tinyurl.com/mcblackbeltAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
10 minutes | 3 months ago
S2E29: Nike Case Study
Just do it. The famous Nike swoosh. The iconic athletes. Nike is many things to many people, but to us, the retail behemoth is a case study in good business. We took a look into the recent annual reports from the company, asking some key questions along the way: What is Nike's business model?How has COVID-19 impacted the company?What can we learn from how Nike runs Nike?And much moreGrab your headphones and favorite notepad, and get ready to dive into another juicy episode of Strategy Simplified! 2020 Annual Report: tinyurl.com/nike-2020-10kBlack Belt interview prep program: tinyurl.com/mcblackbeltEmail us: firstname.lastname@example.org
63 minutes | 3 months ago
S2E27: Deloitte Public Sector Case Interview Walkthrough
In this Deloitte public sector case walkthrough, MBA candidate Johnny Li gets pushed beyond the traditional case frameworks. The case is a brand new public sector case study in the Deloitte case style.Listen as Jenny Rae (ex-Bain) delivers the case, and Johnny builds a custom structure to solve the problem presented in the case. Listen to the end to hear Jenny Rae's personalized feedback on Johnny's performance in the interview.Access the video of the case: tinyurl.com/deloitte-public-sector-caseBuy the MC Case Library for hundreds of practice case studies: tinyurl.com/mccaselibraryBuy Strategy Sprint: tinyurl.com/strategy-sprintGet on the waitlist for Black Belt in December: tinyurl.com/bb-dec-cohortVolunteer for a future live case: tinyurl.com/live-case-signupContact us: email@example.comAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
8 minutes | 3 months ago
S2E26: 6 Ways to Pay Back a Budget Deficit - California Case Study
We don't often think of governments as organizations that operate like businesses. Think about it: a government is an organization with revenues and expenses. In this case study, we apply the Strategy Simplified framework to the the state of California, listing 6 ways state governments can pay back a budget deficit.If you enjoyed this episode, leave a rating and review!Learn more about Strategy Sprint: tinyurl.com/strategy-sprintEmail your requests for companies or industries you want us to cover on the podcast: firstname.lastname@example.orgAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
44 minutes | 4 months ago
S2E25: Tips for Starting an Independent Consulting Practice with Kristy Weinshel and Dr. Trivedi
Jenny Rae sits down with Kristy Weinshel (Executive Director at The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) and Dr. Kavita Trivedi (Managing Director of Trivedi Consults) for an engaging conversation around independent consulting. The interview covers a lot of ground, including:How do you start a consulting practice from a specific expertise?How do you know where the line is between giving away information for free vs charging for your expertise?What do you expect to change in the healthcare consulting industry in the next 5 years?West Coast or East Coast: which is better?And more!Enjoy this fantastic conversation with two of the foremost subject matter experts in the healthcare consulting industry.SHEA website: www.shea-online.orgTrivedi Consults website: www.trivediconsults.comFind Kristy on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/kristy-weinshel-mba-cae-18ab251Find Dr. Trivedi on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/kavita-k-trivedi-488b6a4Find Dr. Trivedi on Twitter: @kavitaktrivediLearn more about MC's Corporate Training packages: tinyurl.com/mc-corporateContact MC: email@example.comAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
11 minutes | 4 months ago
S2E24: Why are Airlines Dropping Change Fees?
All the major airlines (United, Delta, American) recently dropped change fees as Southwest looked smugly on. This comes as a welcome change for frequent flyers, but we had to ask: what prompted the decision? To understand why airlines chose this route and the business rationale behind the decision, listen in to hear Jenny Rae break it all down.Black Belt waitlist: https://tinyurl.com/bb-dec-cohortFree Case of the Month: tinyurl.com/caseofthemonthAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
49 minutes | 4 months ago
S2E23: Bain Full Case Interview Example (with future Bain consultant)
Enjoy this full-length mock Bain case interview with Jesse Wilkinson. What makes this session unique is the fact that Jesse has a full-time offer to join Bain next summer – as you go through the case, you’ll see why! Grab a pen and paper and work the case alongside the future Bain consultant.Access the exhibits from the case and the video recording: tinyurl.com/bain-full-mock-caseBlack Belt: tinyurl.com/mcblackbeltStrategy Sprint: tinyurl.com/strategy-sprintAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
40 minutes | 4 months ago
S2E22: Former Deloitte Consultant and Founder of MBASchooled, Al Dea
Al Dea is a former Deloitte consultant and current MBA guru. In this informative conversation, Al touches on everything from his time at Deloitte to why he decided to get an MBA at age 5. Ready for some no-BS advice on how to succeed in interviews at Deloitte (and beyond)? Hit 'play' now!Connect with Al: www.linkedin.com/in/aldea1/Learn more about MBASchooled: mbaschooled.comStrategy Sprint waitlist: tinyurl.com/strategysprintDecember Black Belt (MBA-specific) waitlist: tinyurl.com/bb-dec-cohortAdvertise on Strategy Simplified: tinyurl.com/mcpartnership
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