Bain-Style Case Study: Lamp Market in Mexico

Former consultant Matt joins Jenny Rae for a Bain-style case walkthrough. He tackles a case piece-by-piece, so listen along to hear how he communicates his thought-patterns and drives to a recommendation. Finally, stick around to hear Jenny Rae give Matt…

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Taking A Gap Year

A gap year holds great potential and some drawbacks, depending on ones particular situation. Would it be a good idea for you? Do you have a wanderlust or dread the thought of jumping right into your career straight away after…

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Deloitte Conversational Interviews

Consulting firms are constantly looking for innovative ways to find and vet talent. One way this is being realized, is through more informal interviews. Specifically, Deloitte conversational interviews have taken some candidates by surprise. Imagine studying how to do a…

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First Mover Advantage: Business Framework

First mover advantage has become a kind of gospel in the business world. Companies everywhere are making huge investments on the assumption that being first to market with a new product or service will give them an insurmountable edge over…

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Triple Bottom Line: Business Framework

Triple bottom line is a philosophy that encourages businesses to optimize for more than just profit. Most businesses operate squarely within a capitalist framework. For most of the history of capitalism, the goal of commercial activity has been increased profit.…

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Gap Analysis: Business Framework

Gap analysis is what businesses use to identify the obstacles between their current state of operations and where they want to be in the future. If you own or manage a business, you know how frustrating it can be to…

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Profitability Case Walkthrough- BCG Style

Profitability cases are very common in case interviews. Many businesses are looking to consultants to guide them toward increased profitability. That of course means firms are looking for candidates to be familiar with how to handle this type of case.…

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Fishbone Diagram: Business Framework

For as long as there have been teams of people working on shared projects, things have gone unexpectedly wrong. But simply knowing that something has gone wrong doesn’t necessarily tell you why the problem occurred or how to prevent it…

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