Leann Landry, Senior Manager at West Monroe, has some sound advice for why you should feel empowered to ask for what you want: “If you have the right skills, you deserve it,” she says. She certainly follows her own advice, and she loves that she has a say in how her company’s business runs.
She recently shared with Fairygodboss why she finds working in consulting so fulfilling, her morning routine at work, and why she believes “setting expectations” is key.
Two-and-a-half years, but in similar roles since 2012 with a boutique consulting firm that West Monroe acquired.
Grab some green tea and check email.
Our culture. We truly have the best, brightest, and fun people I’ve ever worked with. We foster a culture of collaboration, respect, and promoting the next generation of leaders.
We are 100% employee owned. Each and every one of us is an owner, and therefore we are connected to how our business runs.
Setting expectations for our clients and team members. Relationships and transparency can help mitigate any problem.
Spending quality time with family and friends.
Getting back into my yoga practice.
I tried to start my own small business, but ultimately decided to go back to work. I was happy I explored that option; if I hadn’t, I would have wondered forever.
Asking for more money…and I got it!
We are a consulting firm, so we help companies — every single day. It’s very fulfilling!
I’m reading “The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations.” It’s a fascinating read, and I highly recommend!
Ask for what you want. If you have the right skills, you deserve it.
Professionally, my dad — he empowered me and my siblings from a young age to challenge ourselves and strive for anything. Personally, my Mom — she is the most selfless and caring person I know.
Don’t wake up one day and realize you’ve been doing something you don’t like for years.
It’s someone at West Monroe. This person has a unique way of empathetically suggesting great ideas tailored to me that are challenging, impactful, and make me better at my job.
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