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The Strategy Skills Podcast is the channel where strategy partners teach you the tools and techniques to solve mankind’s greatest problems. Learn all the skills of McKinsey and BCG consultants without having to work at a consulting firm. Our podcasts have been downloaded over 2 million times worldwide and we rank in the Top 10 career podcasts in most countries. Opt-in to our newsletter at to receive free sample Insider content that we share nowhere else.

Each year we pick one consulting study and narrate the analyses, client interactions and recommendations so you can understand how the strategy is developed. Detailed videos and power-points to accompany the podcasts can be found on our website.

The podcast teaches both technical analyses and soft skills like communication. We discuss concepts to help listeners advance their strategy, operations and implementation skills, enhance their critical thinking ability and build their executive presence.

Mar 30, 2022

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 229, an episode with a Certified Forensic Interviewer, Michael Reddington.

In this episode, Michael shares his knowledge as a CFI and how interviewing skills can be translated to the business world with the Disciplined Listening Method, an approach which he developed. He also spoke...

Mar 28, 2022

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 228, an interview with former Indiana University athletic director, Fred Glass. Get Fred's book here:

In this episode, Fred discussed how Indianapolis managed to keep the Colts, its strategy to sustain it, and the impact and advantages that the team provides to...

Mar 23, 2022

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 227, an episode with a well-recognized professor, Ben M. Bensaou. Get Ben's book here:

Many people think that you need a genius leader or need to become a start-up to innovate. But we all have the potential to innovate.

In this episode, Ben speaks about...

Mar 21, 2022

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 226, an episode with the CEO of Tournesol, Alicia Hare.

In this episode, Alicia spoke about a new and unique approach of leadership calledthe lead brighter approach, which focuses on improving the quality of people's lives through things that really matter and make a difference. A...

Mar 16, 2022

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 225, an interview with expert M&A advisor and best-selling author, Mark Sirower. Get Mark's book here:


In this episode, Mark elaborated on the meaning of synergy and how it impacts businesses. He also spoke about strategies to maximize the chances of success...