I have spent a long time examining my own career path from business analyst to principal.
I eventually realized that I succeeded not only because I was analytical, could communicate well, develop great storyboards, was great at math etc. Let’s not be mistaken, I needed those skills. Yet, they were not enough if you did not know how to use them. Everyone had those skills when they entered BCG, McKinsey et al and were not enough to distinguish oneself. Read more
We were asked this question today by someone applying to the case coaching program. I think the candidate asked the question assuming we would brush it off with a generic answer. Let me tell you that we take this very seriously. I am going to dedicate an entire post to this. Sure, it is assumed a training program should not tell you about candidates they did not place. However, let’s be honest, any intelligent person knows a program like us cannot be 100% successful. Trying to create such an impression is misleading. So, we are going to discuss that question directly. Read more