Ep. 85 - Becoming Bain: What It’s Like to Become a Partner at One of the World’s Most Prestigious Consultancy Firms - With Thibault Lecat

Ep. 85 - Becoming Bain: What It’s Like to Become a Partner at One of the World’s Most Prestigious Consultancy Firms - With Thibault Lecat

Thibault Lecat is 6 months into his new role as Partner at Bain & Company. He joins us on the podcast to share his experience and insights as one of the firm's newest Partners.

Thibault dives into his personal experiences transitioning into this pivotal role, the strategic challenges of establishing and scaling a practice, and how Bain supports new partners through its unique integration process. He shares practical insights into the day-to-day responsibilities and strategic thinking required to thrive at the upper levels of the consulting world.

You'll learn:

1. Strategies for a successful Partner-level transition
2. Approaches to building and scaling a practice within an established firm
3. Insights into Bain’s integration process for new partners
4. The role of internal marketing and personal branding within a consultancy
5. Tips for maintaining work-life balance in a demanding executive role


Get in touch with Thibault Lecat on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tlecat/

Business book recommendations:
The Courage to Be Disliked | https://amzn.to/3JtkFbL
How to Win Friends and Influence People | https://bit.ly/4a8bEzK
Let's Get Real or Let's Not Play | https://bit.ly/3Quc10P
The Second Mountain | https://bit.ly/3y5nsFL

Listen to Thibault's deep house music 'House of Biknit':
Soundcloud | https://soundcloud.com/houseofbiknit


Details about Bain & Company:
Website: https://www.bain.com/
Industry: Management Consulting
Size: 19,000 employees
Year: 1973


About the host Sammy Gebele:
Sammy and SAWOO offer a B2B community-building service that establishes you as a thought leader in your industry and helps you build genuine, human-to-human relationships with your dream clients.

Get in touch with Sammy Gebele on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sammygebele/


Past guests on the LEADERS IN CONSULTING Podcast include: Friederich von Hurter, Melanie Tobler, Tilman Au, and many more!


Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 


The "LEADERS IN CONSULTING" Podcast is dedicated to helping Partners and Managing Directors of Consultancies grow their business faster. If you want to learn best practices from other Leaders in Consulting, this show is for you.

Each episode features an interview with a consultancy Partner, Managing Director or Thought Leader, discussing topics like:

  1. How to set up a winning strategy for your consultancy
  2. How to upsell and cross-sell more
  3. How to win big whale leads and convert those to clients
  4. Hiring and keeping valuable team members
  5. How to become a thought leader by building your personal brand

Hosted by

Sammy Gebele, CEO of SAWOO