Build Your Brand By Finding Your Passion

Build Your Brand By Finding Your Passion

Over my 20+ year career, every year it seems there is a chorus from leadership of “You need to Build Your Brand,” or as we frequently hear in consulting, “You need to Be Known.” Over the last few weeks after having several conversations with my team on this topic, I’ve realized these remarks are not any more familiar than they were 20 years ago.…

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Coffee & Change, Episode 2: Change and Mentoring

Coffee & Change, Episode 2: Change and Mentoring

Bill Kirst, our West Coast Organizational Change Management Lead in Seattle shares the second episode of his podcast series on the topic of change management. In this episode, Bill interviews his colleague Julia Ko, a Customer Experience Strategy Consultant, on how mentorship and mentoring is changing in 2017. Together they discuss and share insights on how to survive and thrive professional...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Part 1 – The Tipping Point

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Part 1 – The Tipping Point

Workplace inclusion and diversity is a priority for organizations in all sectors, and West Monroe Partners is no different. Inclusion and diversity are vital to our firm’s ability to deliver consistent value and differentiated services and solution, and more importantly, are embedded in our core values. As we’ve grown to more than 800 people in 11 offices across the United States, fostering an...

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Deepening the Commitment to Women

Deepening the Commitment to Women

Today, International Women’s Day, is a day to celebrate the achievements of women. Here at West Monroe, we are thrilled to recognize our employees’ accomplishments—for example, Maheshie Cabraal’s three-month fellowship in Sri Lanka and Cindy Garrett’s recognition as one of Consulting magazine’s “women leaders” in the industry. Bravo to these women and the many more who deliver every day for...

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How to Love your Job: Surprising Inspiration from a Disney Short Film

How to Love your Job: Surprising Inspiration from a Disney Short Film

I had one of those “I love my job” moments the other day at a cardio class. Not as an instructor, but as a consultant (and class member). I was there to observe the experience of the class for a customer engagement project and to interview some participants afterwards. It was the first moment I realized, while doing my high knees and grapevine, that this was my job.…

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Alpha Leadership

Alpha Leadership

Most of us have been in a setting where a manager or coach encourages the team leader to “wolf up” and take aggressive action. We often associate the “alpha” leader as loud, outspoken, dominant, and even outright aggressive. Having recently welcomed a German Shepherd pup to our family, the need to establish alpha leadership is an important part of proper integration into the family’s social...

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Respect the Tech(nologist)

Respect the Tech(nologist)

Having spent over a decade as a software developer, and half those years as a consultant, I’ve partnered with and been part of many different company tech divisions. One challenge I’ve seen repeatedly across disciplines and industries is that of hiring and retaining the best technical talent. One reason I work as consultant is because I know I am surrounded by the very best people.…

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Bringing (West Monroe) Solutions to the World

Bringing (West Monroe) Solutions to the World

The Program West Monroe launched the Fischer Global Service Fellowship Program in 2013, aimed at supporting meaningful causes with a global impact while providing West Monroe employees with priceless experiences and learnings that they can apply upon their return to better-serve themselves, their communities, and their clients. Following the submission and acceptance of a proposal detailing...

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