Zhiqian Huang

Zhiqian Huang

Get those management consultants out of here!

After too long as one of those management consultants “to-get-out-of-here”, I was reflecting on the kind of things client teams might say or think about people like us:

“They tell us what we already know!” 

“They don’t understand our


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Lisa Kennedy

Lisa Kennedy

Remember that unbearable job you disliked so much?

We have all had one. So much of our time is spent working that it’s imperative to enjoy it. Life is too short.

We all thrive in different environments. I count myself lucky to genuinely love what I do and to have experienced working for companies (and for myself) where I have been truly happy.


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Ed Aronson

Ed Aronson

The more you learn, the more you realise you don’t know

I learnt a lot during my PhD in Optoelectronics. I learned about argon ion lasers and how to fix them, quantum physics, the chemistry of glass formation and how to make an optical fibre. I also learned a lot about myself - my strengths, my weaknesses and what I wanted to do in life. And I learned that there’s a huge amount that I don't know!

This was a question asked at our recent monthly Prederi team day by Debra Penrice, who is helping us explain better who we are in our case studies.

To which I replied: “consultant management, I


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Ian Bennett

Ian Bennett

Buzzword Bingo

We were at the MCA Awards 2019 last week. We were nominated in two categories but won neither.  But an enjoyable evening in the company of our clients, all the same.

The MCA President spoke well about the value that management consulting can deliver to the economy and wider society – and this is something we


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Lexi Lavelle

Lexi Lavelle

Challenges to Agile Working in the Public Sector

Agile – it’s no longer a new concept, but many public sector colleagues may find themselves experiencing the “mindset shift” in 2019. Agile has swept the private sector for years now, and is now being adopted by public sector organisations. Why? Because it provides the flexibility, pragmatism and, well, agility to succeed


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Sharna Quirke

Sharna Quirke

Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards

Celebrating the value of consulting

We are thrilled to announce


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Ian Bennett

Ian Bennett

What are poor meeting behaviours costing you?

Prederi

We’ve probably all been there.  That three hour meeting that ends with a call for another meeting. 


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Stewart Johns

Stewart Johns

Giving our interns a real taste of consulting

  Jack has been on an internship with us during Autumn 2018 and we’re sad to say goodbye to him so soon. It’s been an absolute pleasure having him as part


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Stewart Johns

Stewart Johns

Our finalist for the LaingBuisson Management Consultant Award

A few months ago I nominated Bhagi Shah, one of our founding directors, for the LaingBuisson awards under the category of "Management Consultant". This covers: “Excellence in the provision of strategic or commercial advice on a transaction or as a retained advisor with a focus on relevant case


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