826: What It’s Like to Be a People and Change Manager at KPMG With Patrice Lindo, KMPG [Main T4C Episode]
Patrice Lindo is the People and Change Manager at KPMG, a management consulting firm where she leads teams that train KPMG clients to help them implement a variety of change initiatives. Prior to working at KPMG, Patrice had worked as the Human Performance Specialist at other management consulting firms, Deloitte..
“I began to discover without knowing, what are the core skills I have from teaching that could be in places like consulting or as in consulting, or it could be in health, healthcare could be a retail, it could be a tech, it could be wherever. And it kind of just opened the gamut for me.”
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“Sometimes we’re so wow’d and almost overtaken by the opportunities that we think, oh, I gotta get sit here and just to be quiet and just to learn to just scribble notes, when really, you need to probably more interact and … move the needle forward.”
“At Accenture … I got my first evaluation and I’m definitely a numbers girl. I got a D in my estimation, like I was not doing well … I thought it was treading water, which was okay. But when I got that review, that was not the case. And it wasn’t a personality thing, my manager and I got along, but I just didn’t know the ropes. So I had a candid conversation with her. I said, ‘okay, well, what do I need to do?’ So she goes, ‘I’m glad you asked'”
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