Monthly Archives: September 2012

How to juggle your day job PLUS part-time consulting

How to juggle your day job PLUS part-time consulting

  I know, I know: you want to quit your lousy job NOW, and jump into consulting full-time. That’s what I wanted to do too when I started, and what most people first think when they decide to start a consulting business. In the video below, I’ll tell you exactly why quitting your job to… Continue Reading

Follow-up LIVE consulting Q & A webinar, this Thursday, 9/27/2012

Follow-up LIVE consulting Q & A webinar, this Thursday, 9/27/2012

Last week’s live webinar was fantastic, and I got an overwhelming response from your e-mails with consulting questions you wanted answered. But there was one problem: I couldn’t cover all the questions you answered. So, I’m going to hold another live consulting questions webinar this Thursday, 9/27/2012, at 9 p.m. Eastern / 6 p.m. Pacific…. Continue Reading

Get your consulting questions answered in tomorrow’s LIVE webinar

Get your consulting questions answered in tomorrow’s LIVE webinar

Which of the following describes your situation? You haven’t started your consulting business, and are still on the sidelines, not sure how or where to start. You’ve started your consulting business, but can’t seem to make any headway, and are frustrated. You’ve created a consulting business, but want to take it to the next level. Whichever… Continue Reading

Live Q & A webinar this Wednesday, 9/19/2012

Live Q & A webinar this Wednesday, 9/19/2012

Starting a profitable consulting business isn’t easy, and I’ve seen lots of people struggle to do it–and sometimes see them give up because they were frustrated and not making much progress. Without a clear roadmap, you’ll likely continue to be frustrated. Or, you can get help from someone who’s been there, seen (and made some… Continue Reading

Stop deceiving yourself: You DON’T need to be an expert to have a profitable consulting business

Stop deceiving yourself: You DON’T need to be an expert to have a profitable consulting business

I’ve talked to dozens of aspiring consultants and freelancers who delay, hesitate, and sometimes never start their business because they believe they have to be an expert to be a consultant or freelancer. WRONG. You do NOT need to be an expert to have a profitable consulting business. This isn’t a scam, and I’m not… Continue Reading

Consulting Income Report: September 2012: Getting paid faster, and the worst part of my business

As many of you know, I share my consulting income details for a few reasons: To keep me motivated. 🙂 To be transparent, and show you both what’s possible as well as mistakes made. To inspire you to take action and start or grow your business. If you’re just starting out, building a business will… Continue Reading

It’s my birthday today. Will you do me a favor?

It’s my birthday today. Will you do me a favor?

Yes, asking for my own gift is a bit strange, but I’m going to do it anyway. Will you share one specific thing that Start My Consulting Business (or the Start-Up Blueprint or the Launch Checklist) has helped you do this year? This can be anything concrete and measurable: overcoming a barrier, shifting your mindset,… Continue Reading

Labor Day edition: tell me your weirdest or most memorable job

Labor Day edition: tell me your weirdest or most memorable job

In the U.S., Monday is Labor Day–a chance to celebrate the contributions of workers. And even though a lot of what I cover on this blog is geared toward helping you quit your day job, as consultants we definitely still work. Over the course of our lives, we’ve all held lots of jobs–some good, some… Continue Reading