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Want to Join a Boutique Consulting Firm? Read This First!

Are you finding it difficult to get into McKinsey, BCG, Bain & Co., or other top-tier firms? Or maybe you’re just not sure whether ...

The Four Types of Innovation You Should Master as a Consultant

Innovation is the reason why we moved from caves to high-rise buildings, innovation is the reason why we no longer get very sick because ...

The McKinsey 7S Model Explained With a Practical Example

In the 1980s, three McKinsey consultants, Tom Peters, Robert Waterman, and Julien Philips created a tool that would prove to be one of the ...

How to Prepare For an Offer-Landing Consulting Virtual Interview

Preparing for consulting interviews can be a challenging task—whether it’s a virtual interview or an in-person one. However, with remote interviews, the landscape changes ...

Top Strategies for Mastering Market Sizing Questions

Interviews can be daunting at the best of times, but nothing can throw you off your game such as the question “How many bicycles ...

How to Build Powerful Strategies Using the Ansoff Matrix

After more than sixty years, the Ansoff Matrix is still used as a strategy framework and is taught by universities and business schools worldwide. ...

How to Network Your Way into Consulting Recruitment Interviews

Any business owner knows how important networking is. Having the right connection with the right person can make or break an organisation. The problem ...

Is Management Consulting Really for You? Let’s Help You Find Out

So, you’re thinking about becoming a management consultant but not sure if it’s the right path? Consulting is indeed a challenging as well as ...

3 Types of Questions That Are Almost Always Included in Consulting Fit Interviews

So, you have a consulting fit interview soon? Well, you have clicked on the right article then. Interviews can be a daunting experience, even ...

4 Types of Questions You Should Expect in Your Consulting Interview

How to prepare for consulting interviews? The fact is, unlike a lot of other professions in which interviews are quite easy and basic, consulting ...

The BCG Matrix Explained the Easy Way (With Examples)

Consultants solve problems using consulting frameworks. In fact, in-depth knowledge of various consulting frameworks and using the right ones at the right time is ...

What is the Technology Adoption Curve, and How Should You Use It?

Technology adoption has never been faster. While the principles associated with the technology adoption lifecycle may be the same, the time lens through which ...

How to Reach International Success With the CAGE Distance Model

Is your company ready to expand to new regions and countries? It seems exciting at first, the prospects of gaining the loyal following of ...

Case Interview Season: Everything You Need to Know to Ace the Interview

Congratulations! All your hard work at the Consultport Academy has paid off. You are now ready to become a consultant. Applying for jobs is ...

The Easiest Explanation of PESTEL Analysis You’ll Ever See

What is a PESTEL analysis? Well, there are hundreds of articles on the internet on this topic, but a lot of them are written ...

The Past, Present, and Future of Remote Working

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the term ‘remote work’? Most people probably think that remote working ...

8 Quantum Leap Questions Consultants Should Pose to their Clients

Top freelance consultants add real value to their clients. This is why they win consulting projects even though these are trying and uncertain times ...

4 Unconventional Tips for Successful Project Management

What makes a project successful? Usually, you will hear tips like ‘plan in advance’ or ‘set achievable milestones’. In fact, you’ll find a lot ...

How To Speak McKinsey: 5 Things Your Consultants Are Saying That You’ve Always Wanted to Understand

If you think your freelance management consultant is speaking gobbledygook, you're probably right. While there is something to be said for a common vocabulary ...

Management Consultants! Here Are the 5 Tips to Get Hired More Often

As a freelance management consultant, when one project ends, you have to be on the hunt for another one. It can be both exciting ...

4 Growth Hacks that McKinsey and BCG Consultants Use

For those of you who are wondering, growth hacking is about strategies for growing your business. It is about acquiring customers quickly while spending ...

If You Had To Define “Consulting” in Under 100 Words, What Would You Say?

If you ask 100 people to define the term “consulting”, you’ll likely get 100 different answers. None of them will be wrong, because each ...

Best-Practices – Why Management Consultants FAIL

Failure is not something that is limited to freelance management consultants, or even to freelancers in general. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor ...

Expand your Horizon – 5 Tools Every Independent Management Consultant Should Know

As a freelance management consultant, you’re not only responsible for client projects, you’re also responsible for your own “business side” of things – including ...

How To Create A Winning Pitch Deck – 10 Do’s and Dont’s

As a freelance consultant, you only get one chance to make a first impression on a potential client. Even if you’ve worked on dozens ...

How Top Consultants Effectively Apply the “Less is More” Approach

The motto “Less Is More” was adopted by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to describe his minimalist aesthetic. However, the concept is one ...