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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Oct 29, 2018

So a professional comedian and management consultant walk into a bar...

Actually, that's just Anish Shah getting a drink.

Anish Shah is a McKinsey alum and professional comedian who does corporate gigs around the world as well as independent management consulting.

In this episode, Anish shares the story of how he built...

Oct 25, 2018

Earlier this month, I visited London, Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Zurich to meet up with independent management consultants. 

While I originally imagined I would fly from one city to another, I ended up taking the train from London all the way to Zurich, and it was fantastic.

In this short episode, I share five...

Oct 22, 2018

Our guest today is Zachary Schrag, a Professor of History at George Mason University.

Zach has been a close friend of mine for nearly three decades, and I asked him on the show to share some practical tips that management consultants can learn from a professional historian.

Zach gives me some advice on how to read a...

Oct 17, 2018

How do you pay a subcontractor?

In this episode, I try to answer that question, sharing ten years of lessons learned, covering:

1) How do you actually transfer the money, covering options including check, PayPal, wire transfer, ACH, and

2) Tax implications, W9, 1099, and 'nexus issues' you need to be aware...

Oct 15, 2018

For over five years, Marni organized “Go and See” events for McKinsey, in which McKinsey clients or prospective clients would take a field trip to visit other McKinsey clients that had gone through some kind of transformation project with McKinsey’s help.

On this episode, Marni shares her suggestions on what it...