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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Ready, Set, Mentor!

Ready, Set, Mentor!

In today’s fast-paced, competitive business world, companies are putting a lot of attention towards attracting and retaining top talent.  Many companies advertise a culturally diverse, “fun and friendly workplace” and claim to provide an ideal balance between work and play.  While these measures can go far in attracting new talent, often what keeps employees engaged is empowerment, autonomy...

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Ben’s Challenge Accepted Moment

Ben’s Challenge Accepted Moment

Each month we will be highlighting a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Benjamin W. Baenen, a Senior Manager in our Healthcare practice, based in Chicago. How did you get started at West Monroe?…

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Formalizing Our Employee Ownership Value

Formalizing Our Employee Ownership Value

Even during our humble beginnings in 2002, West Monroe Partners was focused on building the next generation of leaders – and sharing the financial rewards of building a business with our employees who made it all possible. As the antithesis of a “churn and burn” consultancy, we sprang from a desire to create a place where people could build long-term careers and participate in the equity they...

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Microsoft MVP Q&A with Jason Farrell

Microsoft MVP Q&A with Jason Farrell

Our very own Jason Farrell,  principal in our Technology practice, was recently named a Microsoft MVP in “Visual Studio and Development Tools”, specifically for his expertise in Xamarin and and his contributions to the tech community. MVP is difficult to attain and a highly prestigious award.  Jason’s recognition comes with a fair amount of hard work – for example MVPs must be...

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Jon Magin’s Uncommon Blend

Jon Magin’s Uncommon Blend

Each month we highlight a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Jon Magin, a Senior Manager in West Monroe’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice, based in Seattle. How did you get started at West Monroe?     …

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