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Edge Strategy: Tapping Potential at the Edge of your Core Business

My colleagues, L.E.K. Managing Directors Dan McKone and Alan Lewis introduce Edge Strategy in this case study video, and detail the contents of their new book, "Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth," due out on January 19, 2016. 

Work - Life Initiatives at L.E.K. Consulting

In this video, my colleagues in L.E.K.'s America's region take a look at the initiatives fostering a work-life balance for L.E.K. employees. From summer Fridays to the 'Out By Six' rule, learn about several programs that encourage well-rounded L.E.K. employees. 

"Most of What You Will Learn Will Be Learned On the Job"

 

In the short time that I’ve been here I have worked on two different case teams, experienced my first Chick Fil-A-inspired team breakfast, completed countless interviews with industry experts, discussed the idea of getting an office puppy (at least twice), and faced off against co-workers in an Iron Chef-style cooking challenge.

What Skills are Needed to Become a Successful Management Consultant

In this video, my colleagues describe what skills you should have in your toolkit to become a successful management consultant...you may not realize that you already possess many of them. 

Do More With L.E.K.

One of the best parts about L.E.K., in my opinion, is the vast array of experiences you get in a short period of time. In this post, I'll dive into why. 

You Have the Job. Now What?

As you drop your signed offer letter into the mail box (or, more likely, click “Submit” on the digital form), it occurs to you that it’s finally official: you’re going to be a consultant!  Now what?

L.E.K. Boston Makes an Impact at the Greater Boston Food Bank

Twice a year, the Community Impact Committee in the L.E.K. Boston office gathers L.E.K.ers to volunteer at the Greater Boston Food Bank. Just last week, several volunteers made a huge impact for the food insecure in New England. 

Why L.E.K.?

There are many great things about L.E.K., including the quality of the people, the impact we have on clients and the career progression we offer our staff. Watch this video to find out what awaits you at L.E.K.

Beyond Academia--Putting my Ph.D. to Real, Practical Use at L.E.K.

I’ve just finished my first two weeks here at L.E.K. and I can say with full confidence that I am where I am supposed to be. Around year three of my Ph.D. at Caltech, I started realizing that academia was not for me...

A Day in the Life of a First Year Associate

No two days as an associate at L.E.K. are ever truly the same. Coming up on the end of my first year, I just wrapped up my 14th case, and all of them have offered a view into vastly different industries across various sectors of business.

Read my colleague John's post detailing a (more-or-less) typical day in the life of a first-year associate. 

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