A collection of jargons and terminologies commonly used by consultants.

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There are currently 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter M.
Managing Up
Helping superiors to do their job better by giving them feedback, keeping them in the loop, and anticipating problems they may have and helping them resolve them. Managing up is an incredibly valuable skill for junior Consultants.

McKinsey, Bain, BCG, a.k.a the Big 3

Stands for Mutually Exclusive, Collectively Exhaustive. A standard for developing communications that cover all of the relevant issues effectively without redundancy. Very prominent concept at McKinsey.

A product, concept, analysis, or service that is irreplaceable. For example Do we really need this expensive item? Is it mission-critical?

My plate is full
Help! I’m drowning, or I would kill myself before I’d work on your project.