becoming a consultant

Start a Consulting Business: A Proven and Practical Guide (2019)

If you’ve looked into how to start a consulting business, there’s no doubt you’ve come across countless articles or videos that make it look like a no-brainer to “get rich quick.” “Make six figures your first month!” “You don’t need any experience to be successful” There’s a lot of misinformation out there. In today’s digital age, it’s relatively easy for anyone to write an article or record a video on starting your own consulting business. …

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Becoming a Consultant: What Matters Most

If you’re thinking about becoming a consultant or becoming a better consultant there are three keys that will get you there. I’m not talking about marketing or earning higher consulting fees. This isn’t about how you write your proposals or structure or productize your service offerings. If you want to BE a great consultant you must have these three: ask great questions and listen well, have real expertise, and deliver value and results. Let’s dive deeper …

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A Warning To Those Choosing Money Over Love

I’ve had several conversations with business owners in the last few weeks and there’s a dangerous common theme that keeps coming up. Both those who have ‘made it’ and run successful businesses as well as those just getting started are gambling with their most precious resource – their time. It’s about creating a lifestyle that gives you the freedom (and time) to do what you want (by yourself or with loved ones) while making a …

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4 Tips to Transition from a Corporate Career to Becoming A Consultant

Hi. It’s Michael Zipursky from ConsultingSuccess.com. Welcome back to the Consulting Corner, where consultants learn how to consistently attract their ideal clients and significantly increase their fees. The first is to go all-in, where you resign from your current job and charge full steam ahead to work on growing your consulting business. I received an email from someone asking me how they can make the transition from a corporate career into running their own consulting …

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Consulting Can Lead to Full-Time Work, If You Want It To

There’s a great post over on the Wall Street Journal blogs about how consulting can land you a full-time job. During tough economic times like these, getting an offer for full time work can seem like a blessing. Depending on your situation, it may or may not be. Clearly there are many disadvantages to going from becoming a consultant to a full-time JOB. Your level of freedom, income potential and being your own boss. Granted …

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