Analyzing a Strategy Partner's Career

Analyzing a Strategy Partner's Career

5 Episodes

A continuation of Partnership. Memoir ( and (Re)Building a Consulting Practice ( This program is all video with detailed maps, charts and analyses to break down and analyze a strategy partner's key career moments.

What does it take to become a partner in just 5 years?

How many engagements does one need to master strategy?
Over how many years will a partner master strategy?
What types of engagements teach the core strategy skills?
What types of skills must a consultant cumulatively learn to become a strategy partner?
Does a weak/average engagement rating lead to a CTL?
How important is the first engagement?
What mix of clients must an aspiring strategy partner serve?
Does public sector work help with the partnership nomination?
How to professionally and correctly challenges decisions at the firm.
How does remuneration and special bonuses change over time, levels and across regions?
Does one learn more in an engagement that is going well or poorly?
Is to better to be staffed in an elite/weaker and/or western/emerging markets office?
What types of partner mentors are needed?
What is the mix (and number) of corporate strategy engagements needed to master corporate strategy?
How to take a leadership role as an associate.
Where to take a leadership role as an associate.
Can one specialize early and how can this be done?
How does one sell the right way and why is this important?
What is the partner engagement work load like?
What drives happiness levels as one becomes partner?
Can one be promoted from the Solutions Team to generalist consultant?
What happens if the top consultants do not follow you as a partner?
What are the pivotal career moments?
Does one need to work with many different partners to improves the odds of a partnership nomination?
What types of internal roles create the most value?
What types of sales strategies can be used?
What happens at the senior partner level?
What can you not be good at and still be promoted?
Who checks the partners’ thinking?
How does a partner develop new ways of thinking and build a reputation?

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Analyzing a Strategy Partner's Career