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Kevin explains why the generalist role is a better path. He discusses the skills for both, their use on McKinsey engagements, and the up-or-out versus grow-or-go career path.
The 4 things you can do to increase your influence over engagement teams and clients are discussed, as well as how these skills develop over time.
Kevin discusses the 3 primary attributes of McKinsey Directors and McKinsey’s view of an associate as a 12-year apprenticeship on the path to becoming a director.
McKinsey “sells” its services to clients by differentiating itself in the ability to recognize a need no other competitor has identified. McKinsey is less responsive, more proactive.