Episode 35: Sophia Dai interviews Will Bachman on the decision to go independent

October 9, 2017

On today’s episode, the tables are turned, and our guest, Sophia Dai, interviews Will Bachman.

Sophia received her MBA from Kellogg and then spent the past two years at Boston Consulting Group.

Now a Senior Associate, she’s decided to leave BCG, and independent consulting is one path that she is considering.

Two or three or four times a week Will Bachman has a conversation with a top tier management consultant considering this option. This episode captures one such discussion.

In today’s episode , Will does his best to answer her questions  – including among others: why people decide to pursue the independent path, the first steps to take to start generating project opportunities, and the biggest mistakes people make when they start out.