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What you don’t know WILL hurt you: how to stop being stuck, and start or grow your business

Feeling stuck? I’ve talked to lots of consultants and freelancers, and whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, at some point, you’ll feel stuck. Maybe you haven’t yet started your business, and are overwhelmed, worried of failing, or doubt you can succeed. Maybe you’re already in business, but want […]

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Ignore this at your own risk: How to find a profitable niche for your consulting business: Part 1

You’ve got what you think is a great idea for your consulting business, and you’re convinced it’ll make you millions–or at least enough to quit your day job. Let’s say your idea is to become the foremost consultant on, say, ferret foot care. You spend a ton of money and time on marketing materials, countless […]

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How to set your rate (free download)

Hourly consulting rate

You’ve seen a zillion articles that agonize over complicated hourly consulting rate calculations written by people who charge middle-of-the-road prices (the same people who are either afraid to or don’t know how to compete at the top of their market). If you want to charge mediocre rates, look elsewhere. If you choose to keep reading, […]

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