As a consultant it’s very easy to assume that your advice and expertise will be welcomed with open arms. From time to time you’re reminded that this isn’t always the case. Companies may hire you for your expertise, but they may only want you to tell them what they already know — not what they don’t. When the tough gets going, I consult my toolbox. There are two books, in particular that I revisit often to remind me why I need to stay on track. Continue reading
As a full-time, self-employed consultant, my health and retirement benefits must be taken care of separately. While having private insurance isn’t necessarily expensive, it’s not always easy to figure it out. Fortunately I’ve found a few great women to assist me.
Thanks to their help I am well on my way to being healthy, happy and well provided for.
In an effort to pay it forward, I offer them up to you as resources for your professional needs. So go ahead…take care of business. You’ll have a greater peace of mind so you can focus on your business. Continue reading
Some people have a stack of books by the side of their bed. Me, I have stack of podcasts that pile up on iTunes. I love podcasts because they can go anywhere. When I drove to an office or took the metro to work, I would use that opportunity to listen to podcasts. Not only was it entertaining and educational, it also made me feel productive. Continue reading