10 Irreplaceable Benefits of Leading an Independent Consulting Firm

David A Fields

The USA and Canada marked Independence Day this past weekend (as did seven other countries), which is a good reminder to reflect on why leading an independent consulting firm is such an amazing choice. Fields Consulting Group. All Articles Consulting Consultants

Better, Consulting Firm Marketing: Flywheels and Snowballs

David A Fields

Effective marketing will increase awareness, engagement and credibility among your consulting firm’s target audience. A couple of proven, consulting firm marketing principles will boost your marketing success. Fields Consulting Group. All Articles Consulting Consultants

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Building & Selling a Consulting Business with Alex Langshur: Podcast #244

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Building & Selling a Consulting Business with Alex Langshur: Podcast #244 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Acquisition Building Businesses CEO Partner Revenue selling a consulting business

How To Start A Consulting Business In 2021 (6 Steps)

Consulting Success

This is the ultimate guide on how to start a consulting business in 2021. By the end of this guide, you’ll know how to turn your skills and expertise into a profitable and successful consulting business.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Dubious Ideas, Foolish Clients and Your Consulting Firm. 5 Rules to Act Wisely

David A Fields

The spectacular failure of CNN+ is hardly the largest debacle abetted by a consulting firm. If your consulting firm had been in McKinsey’s shoes, would you have taken the CNN+ project and built a plan that, in retrospect, appears absurdly unrealistic? Fields Consulting Group.

Personal Branding For Consultants: Be Authentic To Get More Clients

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Personal branding for consultants: what is it, and why should you care? Many consultants are lost when it comes to building a brand. Personal Branding For Consultants: Be Authentic To Get More Clients is a post from: Consulting Success.

What Is An Entrepreneurial Consultant? (Examples & Stories)

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What is an entrepreneurial consultant? An entrepreneurial consultant is a business owner who provides expert advice in a particular field or industry. What Is An Entrepreneurial Consultant? Examples & Stories) is a post from: Consulting Success.

The Perfect, Consulting Firm Sales System

David A Fields

What would the perfect, consulting firm sales system include? The post The Perfect, Consulting Firm Sales System appeared first on David A. Fields Consulting Group. All Articles Consulting ConsultantsSystems are the greatest.

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What the Very Best Clients Do [Consulting Firm Checklist]

David A Fields

One key to running a successful consulting firm is choosing the right clients. Your consulting firm probably signs good clients overall. Your consulting firm’s very best clients deserve Rock Star status. Fields Consulting Group. All Articles Consulting Consultants

2022 On-Demand Hiring Pay Rate Trend Report

With two-thirds of consulting firms saying they’re short-staffed, high-performing consulting companies are closing the gap by adopting on-demand hiring. But how are independent consultants pricing their projects? Find out in this report.

The ONLY Best Way to Practice Consulting

David A Fields

You and your consulting firm are pretty spiffy. But does your firm employ the one, best consulting approach? You savor the evidence that your consulting firm produces excellent work. Yet, other consulting firms proceed quite … Continued.

A Quick Trick to Refresh Your Consulting Firm’s Network

David A Fields

Over time, your consulting firm’s network can dwindle as you lose touch with ex-clients and fail to maintain other contacts. Fortunately, there’s an easy method to reawaken dormant relationships and enrich your pool of potential consulting clients. Fields Consulting Group.

The 5-Part Entrepreneurial Consulting Business Plan

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If you want to start a consulting business, then you need to write your consulting business plan. The 5-Part Entrepreneurial Consulting Business Plan is a post from: Consulting Success.

Consultant Vs Contractor: What’s the Difference?

Consulting Success

What’s the difference between a consultant vs contractor? A consultant can function as a contractor which means they are brought in to do specific work for that client. However, a consultant can also be an entrepreneurial consultant.

The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar, Spencer Falbo, principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes, making your job as an accountant more efficient.

Consulting Report Template (For Any Type Of Consultant)

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Both writing and reporting are essential to being a consultant. Consulting Report Template (For Any Type Of Consultant) is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Articles Featured Articles Client Relationships Consulting Projects templates

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Consultant vs Freelancer: Key Differences (& How To Evolve From Freelancer To Consultant)

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What’s the difference between a consultant vs freelancer? In Consultant Vs Contractor: What’s the Difference, we outlined the difference between a consultant and a contractor. And a freelancer may be quite close to becoming a consultant.

6 Steps To Build A Recession-Proof Business (For Consultants)

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Your consulting business should be a recession-proof. 6 Steps To Build A Recession-Proof Business (For Consultants) is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Articles economy recession trend radar

Mastering the Solo Consulting Business Model with Cynthia Mills: Podcast #245

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Elevating your consulting business involves more than having the right strategy, leadership, client, or customer approach. Mastering the Solo Consulting Business Model with Cynthia Mills: Podcast #245 is a post from: Consulting Success.

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Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

Consulting Invoice Template (& 10 Invoicing Best Practices)

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Do you have a consulting invoice template that enables you to create and send professional invoices quickly? We see many consultants who are successful and generating good levels of revenue.

The 6 Essential Consulting Skills (Clients Want These)

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Do you possess the consulting skills that make clients want to hire you? Your core expertise — like environmental or sales consulting — form the basis of your consulting business However, you’ll also need to cultivate a broad range of consulting skills.

Could a Diverse Team Slow Down Your Consulting Firm?

David A Fields

Many of your consulting firm’s clients are prioritizing diversity in terms of thinking style, work style, age, cultural background and, of course, race and gender. What about you and your consulting firm—should you increase your diversity too? Fields Consulting Group.

Consulting While Working Full Time: 2 Proven Strategies To Start Consulting

Consulting Success

Do you want to start consulting while working full time? There are many reasons why you might consider starting a consulting “side hustle” before going all in. Consulting is a low-risk, high-reward business.

Consulting Workshop: Master The Consulting Proposal

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years"> Consulting Workshop: Master The Consulting Proposal Learn how to win high-value consulting business with easy-to-write proposals you can create in 1 hour or less. Consulting Workshop: Master The Consulting Proposal is a post from: Consulting Success

7 Consulting Marketplaces For Finding New Clients

Consulting Success

Can consultants use consulting marketplaces to find new clients and opportunities? Ever since the start of the pandemic, an increasing number of B2B buyers have shifted online to find, hire, and work with external consultants. Buyers are looking for expertise, and consultants.

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The Consulting Firm Caption Competition

David A Fields

Consultants like to know the order of things. That’s why smart, consulting leaders like you ask insightful, “Which comes first?” For instance, when it comes to writing content, consultants ask, “Which comes first, the article or the puns?”

10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

You’re swimming in a vast sea of stressful news and, given today’s reality, you’re well within your rights to feel anxious, nervous and uncertain about how your consulting firm should proceed. The post 10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms appeared first on David A.

7 Signs You Should Become An Independent Consultant

Consulting Success

What is an independent consultant? Consulting is providing your expertise to help a person or organization solve problems or reach their goals more efficiently and effectively. Independent consulting is when you do consulting by yourself instead of with or for a consulting company.

Alternative Revenue Sources for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

If you’re having trouble accelerating your consulting firm’s revenue growth, it could be because you’ve forgotten to create a stable revenue base. The post Alternative Revenue Sources for Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A. Fields Consulting Group.

4 Advantages Of Using External Consultants Over Internal Employees

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What are the advantages of using external consultants? Perhaps you’re a consultant and you’d like to communicate why a potential client should hire you over an employee. 4 Advantages Of Using External Consultants Over Internal Employees is a post from: Consulting Success.

How To Build A Superstar Consulting Brand With Damon Holowchak: Podcast #239

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If everything’s been done and everybody’s doing everything right, how can you stand out and build a superstar consulting brand? Michael Zipursky welcomes Damon Holowchak, the CEO of Super Collider Consulting Inc.

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The Best Venn Diagram of All Time for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

Your consulting firm needs to communicate information to your clients. The intersection of information and visuals is a Venn diagram, and your consulting firm must include at least … Continued. Fields Consulting Group. All Articles Consulting Consultants

7 Stretches that Will Totally Transform Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

When you combine a strategic growth idea with granular prompts and a well-defined process, you can design a dramatic plan to accelerate your consulting firm. Your growth plans for your consulting firm can be evolutionary or transformative. Fields Consulting Group.

How the Founders of Consulting Success Use Values to Supercharge Consulting Businesses: Podcast #200

Consulting Success

Joining Michael Zipursky in this special episode is his cousin and co-founder of Consulting Success, Sam Zipursky. Together, they share the values behind Consulting. Most business owners tend not to see the importance of establishing values.

The Mistake that Costs Your Consulting Firm Winnable Projects (and How to Fix it)

David A Fields

You and your consulting firm occasionally suffer from the same lack of awareness in a particular area … Continued. The post The Mistake that Costs Your Consulting Firm Winnable Projects (and How to Fix it) appeared first on David A. Fields Consulting Group.

How To Sell Consulting Services (Like Lemonade)

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Wondering how to sell consulting services? How To Sell Consulting Services (Like Lemonade) is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Articles Better Selling Through Storytelling Consulting Sales Marketing

Proven Consulting Process: 4 Steps To Successful Projects

Consulting Success

Do you have a reliable consulting process? In this post, you’ll learn how to develop a consulting process that makes your projects smooth, successful, stress-free — and create greater results for your clients.

How To Create Lasting Consulting Partnerships & Relationships With Almira Bardai: Podcast #240

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The consulting business is a people business. Partnerships and relationships are vital to the growth of consulting firms. How To Create Lasting Consulting Partnerships & Relationships With Almira Bardai: Podcast #240 is a post from: Consulting Success.