Wish I Knew . . .

#29 Pete Liddell - Big 4 Partner (32 yrs) / Being a GREAT consultant / Failure builds character

November 16, 2021 Gary Nowak Season 1 Episode 29
Wish I Knew . . .
#29 Pete Liddell - Big 4 Partner (32 yrs) / Being a GREAT consultant / Failure builds character
Show Notes

Background

  • Partner with KPMG for over 32 years
  • Global Center of Excellence leader for Supply chain, Procurement and operational excellence)
  • Designed and ran large scale transformational programs
  • Partner in Charge of Life Sciences for the Australian practice

 

Highlights

  • Meeting people of all walks of life as a youngster
  • Rejecting KPMG early only to end up there for 32 years
  • Passion about other cultures and people
  • Realizing the FS sector isn't for him
  • Grabbing the most out of experiences
  • Advice on interviewing and getting better
  • Calling someone out without calling them out (the art)
  • Advice on giving honest feedback
  • His key to success being agile and resilient
  • The last once over, put it down, step away and one more review
  • Adopting traits to your own style
  • Mentoring, identify what you want to get out of it
  • Failure builds character
  • Keys to being a great consultant
  • Fantasy career nearly came true