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New answer on Apr 15, 2021
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Helena asked on Apr 15, 2021

Hi there! I would like to ask for a book that will help prepare the interviews. I mean, for reading in my free time. I know a lot of case books, however, I would like a nice book that will help somehow prepare the personal or case interview. Something nice to read, related to business concepts, or personal development.

I would like to add that I have a background in engineering so that I have a lot to learn in the business world.

Thank you for your time.

Helena.

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Ian
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replied on Apr 15, 2021
#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate

Hi Helena,

I'll let the others recommend books, but I personally prefer articles. I think they're most interesting and help you learn more :)

I recommend the following:

  1. https://www.spencertom.com/category/management-consulting/
  2. https://www.economist.com/
  3. https://www.bcg.com/featured-insights/thought-leadership-ideas

Enjoy!

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Denis
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replied on Apr 15, 2021
Goldman Sachs Investment Banker NYC | Ex-Bain 5 yrs| MBA Chicago Booth | Passed > 13 MBB > 20 IB interviews

Read: Pyramid Principle, Profit from the Core, Victor Cheng's Case Interview Secrets.

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Anonymous A updated the answer on Apr 15, 2021

Hi Helena,

Here's my suggestions:

  • To Sell is Human by Daniel Pink
  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  • The Trusted Advisor by David Maister/Charles Green

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Antonello
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McKinsey | NASA | top 10 FT MBA professor for consulting interviews | 6+ years of coaching

Hi Helena, I recommend you "Personal MBA".

Best,
Antonello

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Helena on Apr 15, 2021

Thank you! Is the one written by Jerry Ramonyai or Josh Kaufman?

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