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Forty-seven strategies elite managers follow to reach the highest level of success.

The McKinsey Edge culls the personal best practices of an exclusive group of managers connected to McKinsey & Company, a firm that services 80 percent of the world's largest corporations.

Through a wealth of 47 rigorously selected, battle-tested, immediately implementable, and practical tips, listeners discover the secrets to building the self, growing with others, enhancing process management, and going the extra mile to reach the next leadership horizon. All who are struggling to accelerate their careers will keep this book at their fingertips for its rare, real-world advice for ascending through the levels of management - all of which require specific mind-sets and capabilities that only a handful of people ever master.

©2015 Shu Hattori (P)2015 McGraw-Hill Education

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Succinct and immediately applicable

NOT one of those business books that are 10 times the size they should be.

Immediately applicable to consultants and anyone in project based roles.

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Loved it.

Lots of great take aways and reminders for immediate impact. Quick but fulfilling read fit anyone looking to improve their success habits.

6 of 11 people found this review helpful

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Te way

Find out the real touch & feel of consulting and advicing in few pages. Requires understanding of the bisiness.

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No value in leadership development.

there is an entire section on excercise...a section on taking fewer notes...and honestly, nothing else was memorable

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Informative overview of consulting

Good concise overview of what the important elements are with respect to business consulting. The fact that these elements are practiced at McKinsey gives them credibility. I thought this was a good overall overview of consulting in general.

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Insightful and poignant

Loads of tips on managing yourself, others and your career. Great book, short and to the point. Highly recommend it.

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  • scogre
  • San Diego, CA
  • 04-26-17

Good, not great.

This book was interesting, but got long in the tooth towards the end. It did not captivate me like other books.

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Great Resource for all.

I recommend this for all both students and professionals. I certainly do wish I had this proper to B-school. But it is worth reading/listening even at this stage of my career. Gives a little more gas in my tank to travel.

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  • JPM
  • 10-11-16

Good, not exceptional

good, not exceptional
could have been better with examples and more cases too brief and definitely lacks the supporting PDF with the audio book

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-06-17

great

it was an interesting book which gave an insight into how a superstar ceo is formed

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  • Sarah
  • 12-06-17

Exceptional listen.

Great book. A must read for any aspiring consultant. Full of practical tips and skills you can start developing now.