Category Archives for "Starting a Consulting Business"

Are You Earning What You’re Worth?

Starting a Consulting Business

Normally this newsletter contains tips on growing your consulting business and improving productivity for solo-professionals. But not this time! It’s the time of year to look at how we are earning compared to our peers. How Does Your Consulting Income Compare?How much does the average, senior, and top-end consultants earn? How do you compare? The charts below […]

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Be Hyperobservant in Startup – Sara Blakely, Self-Made Billionaire

Starting a Consulting Business

Any consultant, freelancer, or independent professional has a limited amount of time and resources. You must adapt quickly and leverage your assets. That means being hypervigilant, observing where you can make changes and taking advantage of your strengths. In this article and video, Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx, tells how she used the power of […]

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More Older Entrepreneurs, 40+, and More Successful

Starting a Consulting Business

Think you are too old to become a consultant, founder, solopreneur, or freelancer? Want to start a business, but feel your age is holding you back? You could be wrong. The latest research published in Harvard Business Review shows that unlike the myths of youthful entrepreneurs, most entrepreneurs are over 40 when they start, and the […]

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Demonstrate Consulting Expertise as You Learn

Starting a Consulting Business

Every consultant, new manager, or freelancer has faced this situation – walking into a new client, job, or team and having to show confidence and expertise while also being in “learning mode.” What an asset this article would have been to me as a new consultant 30+ years ago. After studying consulting projects for two years […]

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