The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast - Empowering Go-Getters on Their Journey to Greatness

Consultant, Author, & Speaker Christie Lindor

The MECE Muse Unplugged is a pop-up podcast show with strategies, inspiration, and education focused on the journey to greatness with host Christie Lindor. New episodes available on Mondays

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In today’s show, we connect with Amanda Hennessey, a former actress turned public speaking coach, trainer, and Founder of Boston Public Speaking and San Diego Public Speaking. She’s on a mission to empower people and transform the way they approach and experience public speaking.   I personally have worked with Amanda for my own public speaking coaching … Continue reading "S2 Episode 12: Speak Successfully with Amanda Hennessey" The post S2 Episode 12: Speak Successfully with Amanda Hennessey appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Nov 2019

29 min 27 sec

In today’s show, we have a special conversation with one of my favorite go-getters John Sanei . John is an entrepreneur, innovation strategist, best-selling author and global speaker who talks about the future with a unique twist.  He is a rising thought leader; by combining human psychology, future studies and business strategy, he guides audiences and … Continue reading "S2 Episode 11: The Foresight of Success with John Sanei" The post S2 Episode 11: The Foresight of Success with John Sanei appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Nov 2019

45 min 52 sec

In this episode, we have a conversation with our insightful guest, go-getter Wes Kao, as she shares more on her journey to greatness. Wes was the co-creator and founding Executive Director of Seth Godin’s altMBA, where she helped thousands of change agents level up.  She explores the concept of the “rigorous thinker” while providing her … Continue reading "S2 Episode 10: Does Success Always Equate to Being Profitable?" The post S2 Episode 10: Does Success Always Equate to Being Profitable? appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Oct 2019

34 min 36 sec

How do you feel successful when you maybe feeling like a failure? In this episode, we explore this concept and connect with Jason Andrews, author and Founder of SBO Financials, weighs in on this topic as well. About Jason Andrews Jason is a chartered accountant and has over a decade of experience as a business … Continue reading "S2 Episode 9: Feeling Successful After a Failure" The post S2 Episode 9: Feeling Successful After a Failure appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Sep 2019

39 min 42 sec

In this episode, we highlight the importance of maximizing your season of success – how to recognize it and what you need to do in order to harness and prolong it.    We also have a conversation with Ashley Pare, who shares her journey to greatness and also discusses her perspective on how she is maximizing … Continue reading "S2 Episode 8: Maximize Your Season of Success" The post S2 Episode 8: Maximize Your Season of Success appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Sep 2019

30 min 56 sec

“Success is all about self mastery.” In today’s episode, we highlight the importance of physiology and training your mind for success in a journey to greatness.  We also connect with Fabrice Guerrier and David Russell, discussing their journey to greatness with Syllble, a literary startup and independent press disrupting the publishing industry as well as … Continue reading "S2 Episode 7: Physiology of Success" The post S2 Episode 7: Physiology of Success appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Sep 2019

58 min 47 sec

We discuss ways to measure and track success on a journey to greatness.  We have Bianca J Jackson on today’s show, a return guest, shares how she bought a commercial building and started established the Brickrose Exchange coworking space. About Bianca J Jackson Bianca is an award-winning professional, speaker, and entrepreneur with 14+ years of … Continue reading "S2 Episode 6: Measuring Success" The post S2 Episode 6: Measuring Success appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Sep 2019

34 min 58 sec

In this episode we discuss the concept of purpose driven success and share ways you can find your purpose to kickstart your journey to greatness.  We also connect with Kristin Sherry, bestselling author and founder of YouMap where she will talk about your journey with YouMap and weigh in on the concept of purpose driven … Continue reading "S2 Episode 5: Purpose Driven Success" The post S2 Episode 5: Purpose Driven Success appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Aug 2019

49 min 36 sec

In this episode, we discuss how successful people think differently.   I want  do a spotlight on Jayden Smith and Kim Kardashian West, both celebrities that have recently made dramatic pivot in their careers, which highlights how successful people think.  We also share tips on how  you can shift your thinking towards success. We then connect … Continue reading "S2 Episode 4: Successful People Think Differently" The post S2 Episode 4: Successful People Think Differently appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Aug 2019

48 min 20 sec

In this episode, we discuss the language of success – an important building block for any go-getter on their journey to greatness.  I share a couple of ways that I use language as a means to help catapult my success. We then connect with Mark Metry, speaker and host of the Humans 2.0 podcast one … Continue reading "S2 Episode 3: Language of Success" The post S2 Episode 3: Language of Success appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Aug 2019

48 min 34 sec

In today’s episode, I share how I discovered my definition of success throughout my career and what you can do to help you define (or redefine) success towards your journey to greatness.  I’m joined by guest Bobbie Carlton, Founder of Innovation Women, one of the world’s most successful online speaker’s bureau for women. as she … Continue reading "S2 Episode 2: Defining Success on Your Own Terms" The post S2 Episode 2: Defining Success on Your Own Terms appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Aug 2019

58 min 43 sec

In today’s episode,  I share the top three things I learned over the last year during my podcast hiatus, highlight what you can expect for this upcoming season as well as in the future for this podcast relaunch.  We cover you can apply the lessons you will learn from this season theme,  the science of … Continue reading "S2 Episode 1: Science of Success" The post S2 Episode 1: Science of Success appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jul 2019

41 min 19 sec

We’re BAACCKKKK!! The MECE Muse Unplugged podcast has been relaunched after a year hiatus.  The podcast show now focuses on helping go-getters on their journey to greatness.  In 12 episodes, season 2 will focus on the Science of Success and this trailer highlights the following upcoming guests: Bobbie Carlton: Founder of Innovation Women, one of … Continue reading "The MECE Muse Unplugged Season 2 Trailer" The post The MECE Muse Unplugged Season 2 Trailer appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jul 2019

3 min 57 sec

Jürgen Schemel is an author & business strategist from Germany now based in Australia and relationship expert of Inspiring Relationships Expert. Jürgen is a mathematician and business analyst who says he has worked out the formula for a successful marriage. Over the past 24 years, Jürgen realized that he and his wife are doing things differently in their marriage from others. Some of their behavior was conscious, some more on the unconscious level. And with more and more relationships all around the world deteriorating, Jürgen decided to bring his wisdom and coaching to the people. He started his Inspiring Relationships only in January 2017, but already had so many discussions and sessions with people searching him out for advice and guidance. His mission is to inspire thousands of men yearly to stay in loving, respectful relationships. In this episode, Jürgen shares perspectives and tips on how you can cultivate a loving relationship while juggling a demanding career. The post Cultivate A Lasting, Loving Relationship with Jürgen Schemel appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jul 2018

20 min 59 sec

Eric Williamson is a nationally recognized keynote speaker, workshop trainer, and author of the book, “How to Work with Jerks: Getting stuff done with people you can’t stand.” He’s also a consultant focused on helping organizations strengthen relationships with colleagues and clients by creating an atmosphere where employees are engaged, valued, and developed into leaders. … Continue reading "How To Work With People You Can’t Stand with Eric Williamson" The post How To Work With People You Can’t Stand with Eric Williamson appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jul 2018

29 min 10 sec

  Harvey Deutschendorf is an emotional intelligence expert, speaker and internationally published author of The Other Kind of Smart, Simple Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence for Greater Personal Effectiveness and Success. In today’s episode, Harvey shares his own personal journey, how he discovered the importance of emotional intelligence, and provides tips on how you … Continue reading "Build Up Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Skills with Harvey Deutschendorf" The post Build Up Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Skills with Harvey Deutschendorf appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jun 2018

24 min 40 sec

  Really important conversation with Celeste “The Therapist” Viciere, a licensed mental health clinician, author, and cognitive behavioral therapist.  With the world’s sudden loss of legends Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, mental illness is a topic that is rarely discussed openly, yet more and more people are affected by it. Celeste peels back this topic, … Continue reading "Destigmatizing Mental Illness with Celeste the Therapist" The post Destigmatizing Mental Illness with Celeste the Therapist appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jun 2018

29 min 19 sec

Quick wins interview with Kit Pang, strategic communications expert and Founder of BostonSpeaks,  one of Boston's leading professional development organization providing training in communication, leadership and business. As a speaker and seminar leader, Kit is on a mission to help individuals become exceptional speakers and communicators. Kit's seminars and talks have been credited as super fun, engaging, soul-searching and insightful.   In this episode, Kit shares specific tactics on how you could become an effective consultant through the art of empathetic listening. The post The Art of Listening and Why it Matters with Kit Pang appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jun 2018

30 min 13 sec

  Interview with Dr. Rachel Headley, a PHD scientist turned consultant! Dr. Headley is a Culture Change Strategist, Consultant, and TEDx Speaker.  In this episode, Dr. Headley shares how she made the leap from scientist to consultant, provides insights into her recent TEDx talk, and shares how you could create high performing teams in any … Continue reading "Creating High Performing Teams with Dr. Rachel Headley" The post Creating High Performing Teams with Dr. Rachel Headley appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jun 2018

33 min 38 sec

Quick wins interview with Brian Miller, a professional speaker, TEDx coach, and magician is globetrotting magician turned speaker who works with organizations, students, and educators who want to create an environment in which everyone can feel heard, understood, and valued.  Brian's TEDx talk is one of the became a global sensation, now viewed, and shared 3 million times worldwide. In today’s episode, Brian shares his career journey as a magician, discusses his TEDx journey, and provides helpful tips/tricks on how you can prepare to nail your next speaking engagement. In this episode, I also provide a special announcement about the podcast show. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Nail Your Next Speaking Engagement with Brian Miller appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

May 2018

40 min 12 sec

Jill Lublin is an author and master strategist on how to position your business for more profitability and more visibility in the marketplace. She is CEO of a strategic consulting firm and has over 20 years’ experience working with over 100,000 people plus national and international media.   Jill says that publicity is the most powerful and cost-effective tool around to attract and retain customers and clients. It can help your business make its mark in the marketplace and multiply its profits. In this interview, Jill shares her journey and how you too can become an influencer in your realm of expertise. The post How to Master Publicity with Jill Lublin appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

May 2018

17 min 57 sec

Tori is a social media consultant, blogger, and Instagram influencer with over 30,000 followers.  With over nine years’ experience creating engaging social media for clients, Tori decided to niche down on her consulting business to specifically focus on helping women-led run organizations grow their business.  In this interview, Tori shares some of her best practices on how you can best leverage social media, and build a brand online to grow your consulting business and pipeline by creating a micro niche focus. The post How to Become a Micro Influencer on Instagram with Tori Mistick appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Apr 2018

34 min 1 sec

Quick wins interview with David Barnett - author, speaker, and seasoned consultant with expertise as a private transaction advisor that helps clients around the world buy or sell businesses. After a career in advertising sales, Barnett started several businesses including a commercial debt brokerage. Helping to finance small and medium sized businesses led to the field of business brokerage. Over several years, Barnett sold dozens of businesses for others while also managing his own portfolio of income properties and starting his career as a local private investor. Barnett regularly consults with professionals and banks on business and asset values. In today’s interview, David breaks down how best practices in buying and selling businesses, how you should prepare, as well as emerging trends in the business brokerage space. The post Successfully Buy and Sell a Business with David Barnett appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Apr 2018

49 min 50 sec

Special edition of The MECE Muse Unplugged celebrating the podcast’s 9 month journey. This episode includes a replay of an interview with Michelle Florendo, a former consultant, a decisions analysis expert & career coach for Type A professionals.   A Stanford University graduate with a degree in decision engineering & analysis, Michelle shares her career journey in consulting and some of her lessons learned. Michelle unpacks the concept of decision making for those that may be feeling stuck in their career or at a crossroads. She breaks down the components of strategic decision making, providing simple yet actionable steps, best practices, and recommendations on how you can make decisions to live a happier, healthier life. The post Podcast Milestones – A Special Edition appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Apr 2018

34 min 19 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Bianca J Jackson, a seasoned consultant turned career coach and LinkedIn strategist. In today’s interview, Bianca shares her career journey IT consulting,  side hustles, and how she transitioned into entrepreneurship.  She also breaks down how she got started with LinkedIN, including how she grew her following on LinkedIN to over 20, 000 followers. The post Taking Your LinkedIN Game To The Next Level with Bianca J. Jackson appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Apr 2018

31 min 2 sec

Quick Wins interview with Ernest Barbaric, a seasoned consultant, digital marketer, and veteran podcaster. Ernest shares his career journey, how he adapted through volatile market swings, and how he got started with podcasting.  Ernest shares perspectives on the state of podcasting as channel, common pitfalls, and what to consider if you want to start your own podcast show. Ernest also discusses the upcoming PodSummit, a one day event in Western Canada where you will get a chance to connect with podcasters, businesses, hobbyists, entrepreneurs, community leaders, and content creators sharing their voice with the world. The post State of Podcasting and How to Start One with Ernest Barbaric appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Mar 2018

41 min 30 sec

We’re going to be doing a Quick Wins interview. Quick Wins is when I have the opportunity to connect with individuals discussing products, ideas or services to help round out your consulting toolkit. Our guest is David JP Fisher. He is a consultant, a business coach, and an author. He’s got a great book called … Continue reading "Social selling and networking in a digital world with David JP Fisher" The post Social selling and networking in a digital world with David JP Fisher appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Mar 2018

25 min 34 sec

  Quick Wins interview with powerful couple, entrepreneurs, & co-authors Ajit Nawalkha and Neeta Bhushan.  Ajit is the Founder of Evercoach, a coaching/training company, and Neeta is the Founder of The Global Grit Institute.  They wrote a book together called The Book of Coaching. In this interview, Ajit & Neeta provides perspectives on what good … Continue reading "It’s All About Coaching with Ajit Nawalkha & Neeta Bhushan" The post It’s All About Coaching with Ajit Nawalkha & Neeta Bhushan appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Mar 2018

24 min 10 sec

  “Anybody listening to this show has the chance to create something incredible. Has the chance to be something incredible.” AMA interview with Mitch Russo, an experienced business strategist, implementation consultant, and serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Business Breakthrough International, a training/coaching joint venture with Chet Holmes & Tony Robbins that he scaled from the … Continue reading "Scaling a Profitable and Sustainable Business with Mitch Russo" The post Scaling a Profitable and Sustainable Business with Mitch Russo appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Mar 2018

23 min 14 sec

  Quick Wins interview with Alicia Ingram, book editor and ghostwriter, discusses how consultants and aspiring authors thinking about writing a book can begin the process even with a busy, demanding work schedule. Alicia shares tips and strategies on the book editing process,  how to decide whether to self-publish vs. going through a traditional publishing … Continue reading "Author And Publish A Well-Written Book with Alicia Ingram" The post Author And Publish A Well-Written Book with Alicia Ingram appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Mar 2018

26 min 21 sec

Quick wins interview with Patrick Curtis, a former investment banker and now the Founder/CEO of WallStreetOasis.com (WSO). In this interview, Patrick shares his career journey and how he got exposure to consulting in his college years, as well as how he made the leap into entrepreneurship. Patrick also shares the founding story of his popular … Continue reading "Consulting Industry Insights with Patrick Curtis, WallStreetOasis.com" The post Consulting Industry Insights with Patrick Curtis, WallStreetOasis.com appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Feb 2018

26 min 21 sec

Quick Wins interview with Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew, a senior executive in the public sector, seasoned consultant, and author of 2 books, Ready for a Revolution: 30 Days to Jolt Your Life and Rules of Engagement: Making Connections.  In this interview, Dr. Booker-Drew shares her own career journey and then breaks down what a toxic work cultures and how to best manage workplace conflicts. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Navigating Toxic Work Cultures and Conflict with Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Feb 2018

27 min 32 sec

"I think one of the crucial components of [disruptive technologies] is the people.  Ultimately it is the people who drive things forward and make critical decisions using the data." Quick Wins interview with Biren Gandhi, a senior key level technology executive based out of Silicon Valley.  A former Facebook & Cisco technologist, Biren provides our listeners with a deep dive on disruptive technologies such as Internet of Things (IOT), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and fog computing.   In this informative discussion, Biren provides definitions of the various technologies and shares insights on some of the key ways technology will continue advance into 21st century. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Disruptive Technologies 101 with Biren Gandhi appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Feb 2018

36 min 26 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Loren Weisman, a musician turned accidental business consultant.  Loren is a brand precision marketing strategist, speaker, author and host of Wait What Really OK” is A Methodical, Comical & Informational Podcast. In today’s interview, Loren shares his career journey into consulting, the concept of intention vs. perception, and some of the common pitfalls he has witnessed over the year with his experience in the profession and with startup companies. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Staying Away from the Consulting Hype with Loren Weisman appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Feb 2018

23 min 3 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Ron Carucci is the managing partner of Navalent, a best selling author, and TEDx speaker.   In this interview, Ron shares his career journey, highlights differences between internal and external consulting, and provides his definition of a great consultant.  We also discuss the challenges of transformational initiatives. In this episode, I also discuss more information about my book launch, The MECE Muse and announce availability on Amazon.  Tweet your congrats using hashtag #MECEMuse2K18 Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Navigating Transformational Changes with Ron Carucci appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jan 2018

26 min 15 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Tanya Stevenson, a seasoned independent consultant, author, and Founder of Stand Up & Deliver Consultancy based in Canada.   In this interview, Tanya shares her career journey as well as how she has been able to adapt to volatile market shifts as an independent consultant. In today's career dilemma, Tanya and I give advice to consultants attending their first industry conference and seeking to maximize their experience. In this episode, I answer commonly asked questions about my upcoming book launch, The MECE Muse. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Market Shifts, Relationships, Industry Conferences, and More with Tanya Stevenson appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jan 2018

41 min 58 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Bryan Falchuk, best-selling author, key level senior executive, Inc. Magazine contributor, and former MBB consultant.   In this interview, Bryan shares his perspectives on what makes a great consultant and highlights defining moments in his own career journey. We also discuss Bryan's concepts on the creative escape and the importance of a side hustle, his "must have-must not have" concept on decision making, and how he prioritized his own health and family life to lose over 100 pounds. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post The Career Journey Of A Go-Getter with Bryan Falchuk appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jan 2018

43 min 22 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Jack HM Wong, a former Big 4 consultant and now an entrepreneur with his own consulting firm and author of Cracking the Entrepreneur Code based in Singapore.  In this interview, Jack shares his career journey, providing candid advice and inspiring stories on his road to consulting greatness. Jack discusses how he made the leap into the world of entrepreneurship. He also shares the differences between having an employee mindset versus entrepreneurial mindset and the journey he went through in order for him to be able to fulfill his destiny.  Jack also shares his opinions on the gig economy and what go-getters can do to make this transition. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Taking Control of Your Consulting Destiny with Jack HM Wong appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Jan 2018

24 min 7 sec

Quick Wins interview with bestselling author and Intuitive Advisor Lynn Robinson, one of the nation’s leading speakers on the hot topic of developing and trusting our intuition. She teaches how to tap into the power of your “Inner GPS” Her clients consistently praise her uncanny intuitive insights as “spot on,” resulting in personal clarity, creative solutions and overall business success.  Lynn has authored seven books on intuition that have been published in over 15 languages. “Make today the day you start trusting your intuition.” In today’s episode, Lynn defines intuition and explains how it should be a key skill for consultants use for their decision-making success and shares a techniques to help you tap into your inner voice in a way you can create insights and creative solutions for your clients as well as bring clarity to your life. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Harness Your Inner Intuition for Consulting Greatness with Lynn Robinson appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Dec 2017

34 min 16 sec

Quick Wins episode with Jenny Rae La Roux, former MBB consultant and now the Managing Director of ManagementConsulted.com, the largest website globally for the management consultant community. “Great consultants are fantastic listeners, deeply convicted of what the best solution is for their client, and incredibly focused.” Jenny Rae has an impressive background which includes graduating from the University of Virginia,   writing a book, working on financial public policy in South Africa and sailing across the Atlantic Ocean. Jenny Rae also co-founded a tech company where she has advised over 45 different early- and mid-phase companies around the world, retired twice, and built up a real estate portfolio. Jenny Rae discusses her career journey, provides her definition of a great consultant, and highlights the founding story of Managementconsulted.com.  She also provides her perspectives on the state of the consulting industry. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Catapult your Consulting Career Success with Jenny Rae, ManagementConsulted.com appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Dec 2017

25 min 40 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Michael Beddows, a seasoned consultant, serial entrepreneur, and founder of the IT Consulting Group & Enterprising Group. “Good consultants deliver value, but great consultants teach their clients how to deliver value for themselves.” Michael shares his career journey going in and out of consulting and serial entrepreneurship as the founder of multiple start-ups.  He discusses four types of consultants – contractors, advisors, freelancers, and coaches- and how he did work in data mining, customer relationship management, content management, knowledge management, and enterprise collaboration. Michael now advises clients on customer experience and user experience. Christie and Michael discuss the importance for consultants to have coaches as part of their career support system to go from good to great.  Michael shares his new venture, Enterprising Group, a peer to peer learning network for enterprise practitioners on various topics.   The first component of the Enterprising Group is called the IT Consulting Group, which focuses on providing coaching services to teach professionals how to be an IT Consultant. “How can you achieve your 5-year plan in the next 6 months?” Michael provides additional advice for younger consultants Do not be intimidated by older, more experienced professionals Begin working on your long term career plans now instead of later Keep an eye on the impacts of artificial intelligence Don’t underestimate the value of taking notes Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Journey of a Seasoned Consultant and Serial Entrepreneur with Michael Beddows appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Nov 2017

26 min 10 sec

AMA (Ask Me Anything) episode with Michelle Florendo, a former consultant, a decisions analysis expert & career coach for Type A professionals.   A Stanford University graduate with a degree in decision engineering & analysis, Michelle shares her career journey in consulting and some of her lessons learned. "What we were taught was to be successful but not to be happy." Michelle unpacks the concept of decision making for those that may be feeling stuck in their career or at a crossroads. "The quality of your decision is separate and distinct from the quality of the outcome." She breaks down  the components of strategic decision making, providing simple yet actionable steps, best practices, and recommendations on how you can make decisions to live a happier, healthier life. Listen to the Episode Here: [powerpress] The post Psychology of Decision Making with Michelle Florendo appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Nov 2017

29 min 52 sec

  AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Naresh Vissa, a digital marketing millennial consultant, CEO of Krish Media & Marketing, and a best-selling author of Fifty Shades of Marketing: Whip Your Business into Shape & Dominate Your Competition and   Podcastnomics: The Book of Podcasting to Make you Millions. Naresh turned down an offer from … Continue reading "Big Bets, Politics, and Digital Consulting with Naresh Vissa" The post Big Bets, Politics, and Digital Consulting with Naresh Vissa appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Nov 2017

40 min 16 sec

  Crossroads episode with Dustin, a defense industry professional with less than 5 years of work experience, is seeking a pathway into management consulting. Dustin and Christie discuss ways to reinvent and curate a personal brand that would be attractive to consulting firms, including how to identify experience gaps. Listen to the Episode Here: We … Continue reading "Exploring Pathways to Break Into Consulting with Dustin" The post Exploring Pathways to Break Into Consulting with Dustin appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Nov 2017

33 min 23 sec

In this Quick Wins episode, we discuss the importance of your image in consulting with personal image stylist Elsa Isaac.   Whether you realize it or not, scientific studies have shown that you are being judged by how you dress, especially in the workplace, which could impact your credibility, promotions, project opportunities, and raises/bonuses. Style image … Continue reading "Projecting a Winning Image with Celebrity Personal Stylist Elsa Isaac" The post Projecting a Winning Image with Celebrity Personal Stylist Elsa Isaac appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Oct 2017

38 min 43 sec

  In this Where are They Now? episode, Christie interviews Jonathan, now a Senior Vice President at a global marketing firm and a former consulting colleague with the brand of a rockstar. Jonathan shares stories of his career journey and how he transitioned from the media & entertainment industry into consulting and back into the … Continue reading "Career Journey of a Consultant Rockstar Featuring Jonathan" The post Career Journey of a Consultant Rockstar Featuring Jonathan appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Oct 2017

48 min

  Quick Wins interview with Ed Lively and Stephanie Cole of the International Institute for Learning (IIL), seasoned project managers discuss the importance of consultants need to have strong project management skills. In this episode – Christie, Ed, and Stephanie have a roundtable discussion walking through key techniques along the phases of a typical project … Continue reading "A Deep Dive on the Importance of Project Management Skills in Consulting" The post A Deep Dive on the Importance of Project Management Skills in Consulting appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Oct 2017

1 hr 6 min

In this MECE Mentoring Moment interlude, Christie provides answers for some of the commonly asked questions about the MECE Muse Unplugged podcast show. Listen to the Episode Here: The MECE Muse Unplugged pop-up podcast is a variety show where I get a chance to connect with all types of people and do interviews, storytelling, and … Continue reading "MECE Mentoring Moment: FAQs About the Podcast" The post MECE Mentoring Moment: FAQs About the Podcast appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Oct 2017

5 min 41 sec

  AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Kofi Kankam, a former consultant turned serial entrepreneur. This is the 4th and final installment of our Welcome Back to Campus series, specifically focused on undergraduate and graduate students seeking to begin a consulting career. In this episode, Kofi who is both a Harvard and Wharton MBA graduate, … Continue reading "Get into your Dream School with Kofi Kankam of Admit.me & AdmitAdvantage.com" The post Get into your Dream School with Kofi Kankam of Admit.me & AdmitAdvantage.com appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Oct 2017

41 min 4 sec

Quick Wins interview with Sammi, a seasoned top 10 consulting firm campus recruiter specifically focused on hiring first-year analysts. This is the 3rd installment of our Welcome Back to Campus series, specifically focused on undergraduate and graduate students seeking to begin a consulting career. In this episode, Sammi helps demystify the recruiting process and provides … Continue reading "Demystify the Consulting Hiring Process from the Mindset of a Campus Recruiter" The post Demystify the Consulting Hiring Process from the Mindset of a Campus Recruiter appeared first on The MECE Muse Unplugged Podcast.

Sep 2017

35 min 1 sec