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Michael Zipursky on Sales Growth Systems

Michael was recently featured on Sales Growth Systems Podcast. You can listen to it here: How and Why Service Professionals Should Gently Sell Within An Email Email. You use it every day. Sometimes when you’re talking with your clients. Sometimes when you’re taking with your friends. With a simple email address, you have the potential to reach anyone you’d like. But what about sales? How can you use email to build relationships and attract new consulting …


How to Scale Your Consulting Business to $1M (And Beyond)

Are you ready to scale and grow your consulting business? You’ve got a steady stream of projects. You’re well known in your industry. You may even be thinking about hiring someone to work with you. This is a time when many consultants feel like they are starting to hit a wall (or maybe you’re already smacked your head against it and are feeling a dizzying pain). You’re maxed out in terms of billing. You can …


Michael Zipursky Featured on Quit Bleeping Around

Michael was recently featured on Quit Bleeping Around Podcast. You can listen to it here: Taking Action with Michael Zipursky When I think about the most successful consultants, I think of consultants who don’t fear taking action. Elite consultants spend more time learning — and even more time taking action. To reach your full potential, you must go beyond your fear. And action helps you transcend it. Have you ever met anyone who’s done something many times …


Michael Zipursky on Modern Leadership Podcast

Michael was recently featured on Modern Leadership Podcast. You can listen to it here: It’s Not Strategy Holding You Back with Michael Zipursky It’s never been easier to start your consulting business. And it’s never been harder to stand out. Many consultants who jump into consulting aren’t prepared for the challenges they will face. You can have all the latest strategies, frameworks, and processes that you want. But unless you have your mindset right, you’ll be …


4 Ways To Get Your First Consulting Client (Without Cold-Calling)

Many consultants have trouble finding their first client. I want to offer you a few ideas to help you to go out and win your first consulting client. Here are 4 ways to get your first consulting client. Your challenge is getting to be visible so that your ideal clients know that you exist — so that they’re then able to hire you. 1. First-Degree Connections If you’re just getting started and you want to …


5 Simple Steps to Win More Consulting Projects (Make Sales Easier)

Here’s how to win more consulting sales. People often refer to it as “closing” more sales. I’m going to offer you some insights, some mindsets, and ways of thinking about this to help you actually win more business. The most effective consultants understand that it’s all about what’s going on in the buyer’s mind. 1. Forget About Closing The Sale (For Now) The key to closing more sales is don’t focus on the close. That …


4 Reasons Why Consultants Fear Specializing (And Why They’re Mistaken)

Let’s talk about specialization for a moment. I did a podcast interview not too long ago with a consultant, now based in Scotland who has a wonderful specialization. There are some lessons in there that I think that all consultants, including you, can benefit from. I made this quick video to share those lessons with you. If you haven’t checked out that podcast episode yet, you can go to the Consulting Success Podcast and check …


4 Steps to Scale Your Consulting Business

Let’s look at how you can scale your consulting business. You’re in the position where you want to grow your consulting business. You want to create a lot more leverage. More freedom. More flexibility. So much so that your business can run to without your direct day-to-day involvement. Most consultants find they hold on to the stuff that they don’t need to be doing for far too long because they think that they can do …



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