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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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19 questions that will change your consulting business (and your life)

get your consulting questions answered

You’re here because you want to start and grow a profitable consulting business that will change your life. Maybe you want to: quit your crappy job earn more money have more freedom and flexibility spend more time with your kids work for yourself create a more consistent flow of consulting work have more financial security Whatever […]

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The 2 mistakes that will destroy your business, & how to create your success (plus 1 announcement)

making money on the side

Mistake #1 can destroy your business “I’m going to quit my job and start a business!” I hear it with so much enthusiasm–and being an entrepreneur, I REALLY want to encourage that optimism. But the problem is that quitting your job to start a business will almost always ensure failure. Why? Well, unless you’ve already […]

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Can you afford to lose your job? What no one told you about safeguarding yourself

In January 2007 , I lost my job at a software company where I’d worked for nearly 8 years. Shortly thereafter, I was fortunate to find a job at a non-profit, though earning less, and without health or retirement benefits. During the summer of 2008, my non-profit job dwindled to half-time, then ended completely by […]

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