What Is A Hypothesis

Case interviews are often challenging because they are open-ended, with limitless possibilities of where you can go. There is some truth to this predicament – there is always more than just one way to crack a case. However, there are…

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ABC Analysis

ABC Analysis is a categorization technique that places different levels of significance on a range of items to help you prioritize effectively. The analysis states that according to their respective levels, these items should be handled or controlled differently. ABC…

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Brain Teasers

Few people enjoy brain teasers, especially in a high-pressured interview setting. The good news is that brain teasers are not common in the consulting recruiting process. The bad news, however, is that they are still fair game. Just like case…

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Communication Skills

We all have that friend who can get away with anything because of their charisma or charm. Ultimately, the outcome of these natural relational characteristics is effective communication skills. This is a crucial quality shared by every successful consultant and…

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Business Valuation Methods

You don’t need to be a financial modeling expert to be a great consultant. Yet, it’s still helpful to know the basic ways to value a business. After all, your goal is to increase the value of a business through…

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Conflict Resolution Skills

Conflict resolution skills can turn a good consultant into a great one. You might think the keys to becoming a successful consultant are analytical horsepower, project management capabilities, or strong business acumen. Those skills are essential. You want and need…

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2×2 Matrix: Opposing Characteristics Framework

Consultants use visual tools to effectively structure their thoughts during brainstorming sessions and also to convey findings to clients. One such common tool is the 2×2 Matrix, also known as the 2×2 Decision Matrix. The matrix can be used in…

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Top Business Skills In Demand

Whether you’re at the beginning of your career or have already made your way to the C-Suite, developing new skills is a must. As the old adage goes: if you’re not growing, you’re dying. The question of course then becomes…

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Answer First Communication

It’s no secret that the news media begins broadcasts with the most attention-grabbing headlines possible and jumps straight into the meat of the content. The same style of communication is also highly effective in business – especially consulting – and…

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