business acumen

Profit vs. Positive Cash Flow

In every McKinsey engagement, there’s a moment when the senior client says to us, “Hmm… that’s interesting.” That is the moment when the client thinks to him or herself, “Okay, maybe the $1 million consulting fee was worth it.” You might be wondering what the McKinsey team says to the client that prompts that reaction. [...]

Business Acumen in Case Interviews

Question: First of all, I want to thank you for all the great materials that you have developed and posted on the web. By far the best of these has to be your LOMS program and the emails you circulate. I have recently received feedback from my final round interviews at McKinsey, and have been [...]