Blogs to Build a Thriving Business

There are four categories of blogs to help you build your professional business skills and a thriving consulting business.

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  • Starting and Building Your Thriving Independent Professional Business
  • Professional Business Skills
  • Business and Consulting Frameworks and Processes
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    Tools and Templates (Including dynamic Excel dashboards)

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Starting and Building a Thriving Independent Professional Business

You can build a thriving business as an independent professional that rewards you financially and personally.

Critical to Success has blogs and courses with proven, scientifically valid methods to building a successful business for the independent pro; consultants, freelancers, independent professionals, and solopreneurs. These are the same methods that investors demand of the Silicon Valley startups they invest in. They work!

  • Starting Your Business
  • Choosing a highly profitable and rapidly growing niche market
  • Identifying your customer, their high-value problems, and knowing their triggers
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    Creating a brand your customers immediately want to work with
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    Filling your pipeline and turning prospects into clients
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    Using digital marketing to keep your pipeline full with high-quality clients
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    Setting fees and writing winning proposals
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    Creating multiple revenue streams

Professional Business Skills

Professional skills give you the power to be a stellar performer. These are often the skills that aren't taught in school, you learn them the hard way over time or you have a mentor that helps you leap ahead in how well you work and build the life you want.

Professional skills blogs include topics such as,

  • Managing up
  • Managing teams
  • Personal productivity
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    Project management
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    Work Life Balance

Business and Consulting Frameworks and Processes

Businesses that excel use frameworks and processes to solve customer's needs. These are the scaffolding and architecture that build the business of their future. Frameworks are methods of analyzing where the business is, where it wants to go, and how it develops the tactics to take it there. Processes are the steps people use to work together within the frameworks.

Consultants use a number of standard frameworks to analyze business problems. 

Frameworks and processes blogs include topics such as,

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Strategies
  • Objectives, goals, and key results
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    Action plans

Tools and Templates

Businesses that excel use frameworks and processes to solve customer's needs. These are the scaffolding and architecture that build the business of their future. Frameworks are methods of analyzing where the business is, where it wants to go, and how it develops the tactics to take it there. Processes are the steps people use to work together within the frameworks.

Consultants use a number of standard frameworks to analyze business problems. 

Frameworks and processes blogs include topics such as,

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Strategies
  • Objectives, goals, and key results
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    Action plans
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