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A skyscraper nearly collapsed — what it means for you

How a skyscraper nearly collapsed -- and what it means for you and your goals

In June 1978, the engineers who built the Citigroup skyscraper in midtown Manhattan got a call saying their building was at imminent risk of collapse. The call came from a Princeton University student who’d done new engineering calculations as part of her thesis. Those calculations showed the Citigroup building wouldn’t be able to withstand the […]

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Bad advice on how to get clients (plus something helpful you can do right now)

frustration with how to get clients

I’ve gotta vent today (I’ll also share something useful with you). Let me explain. I ran across an article on freelancing today that really irritated me, and I’ll share exactly why I got steamed. First, I happened across the article, “7 Steps to Launch Your Freelancing Career Full-Time,” on Entrepreneur.com, hoping to see some helpful […]

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Still struggling with feast or famine? (Or is it a myth?)

feast or famine

Have you ever struggled to get enough clients or consulting work? Chances are, your answer to that question was yes of course! hell yes–and I could use some help! OK, but let’s get a little more specific. Are you struggling to get your first client? Do you have just 1 or 2 clients, but can’t […]

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How to get clients: a step-by-step walk-through for identifying a profitable consulting niche

Consulting niche

I’ve been writing a lot lately about mistakes I see people make that prevent them from getting clients. Chances are, you’re probably already making at least one of the mistakes I’ve talked about. And chances are that you’re struggling with figuring out how to get clients for your consulting business. Probably the most common mistake I […]

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Get your consulting questions answered in tomorrow’s LIVE webinar

How to find a profitable consulting niche

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 […]

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