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How to Build Predictable Systems & Process for Your Consulting Business with David Allara: Podcast #197

Building predictable systems for your consulting business is a must. When you follow the right systems, you’ll be blown away by the results. Michael Zipursky’s guest today is David Allara, the Managing Director of konnectus. David talks with Michael about how the first step should always be listening. You need to listen to your customers, …

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The RIGHT Response To Request For Proposals (RFPs)

What’s your response to request for proposals? More importantly — what should your response be? Before companies hire a consulting firm for a large-scale project, they’ll often put out a request for proposal (RFP) to receive several proposals and pricing options from different firms. In this article, we’ll help you navigate the world of request …

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From Side Hustle to Consulting Business Owner with Heather Younger: Podcast #191

When we say side hustle, the word “hustle” in it is real. This is a story of how a side hustle grew into a full-blown, sought-after consulting business. Michael Zipursky’s guest today is Heather Younger, a keynote speaker, two-time author, and the CEO and Founder of Employee Fanatix. Heather believes that you have to be realistic about how much you can take in and what …

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The 6 Essential Consulting Skills (Clients Want These)

Do you possess the consulting skills that make clients want to hire you? Your core expertise — like environmental or sales consulting — form the basis of your consulting business However, you’ll also need to cultivate a broad range of consulting skills. These other consulting skills complement and reinforce your core expertise while dealing with …

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