How to Manage a Small Business

6 Tips for Building and Maintaining Client Relationships

April 18, 2019

It’s common for independent professionals to focus their resources on gaining new business. However, new projects don’t always mean new clients. Building strong relationships with existing clients can set you up for repeat business. And even if clients don’t return to you, they may recommend you to colleagues. To build lasting relationships with your clients,…

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How to Give Yourself a Performance Review

April 4, 2019

Many traditional employees associate the words “performance review” with dread or anxiety. This is because performance reviews are often time-consuming sessions where employees feel scrutinized or criticized. So, why should independent professionals put themselves through this process? The answer is simple: when done correctly, performance reviews can be a powerful tool to evaluate what you’ve…

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How to Create Long-Term Value for Your Clients

January 16, 2019

Create long-term value for your clients by following these four steps.

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6 Thought Leadership Strategies for Independent Consultants

November 27, 2018

Apply these six strategies to your consulting business to establish yourself as a thought leader.

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How to Practice Resilience as an Independent Professional

November 21, 2018

Five ways to develop your resilience skills, increase overall well-being, and reach your full potential as a leader.

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Tips for Developing and Maintaining Resilience Skills in Your Daily Life

November 14, 2018

Leaders today need to be ready to face a range of uncertain possibilities and disruptions. This is especially true for those leading their own companies or working as independent consultants, as each day brings complex and ambiguous challenges for which no easy solution exists. Sound familiar? As an independent consultant, it is essential that you…

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How to Keep Business Booming During the Holidays

November 2, 2018

Avoid a slump in business by using these tips to keep new projects coming in over the holidays.

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Four Key Steps to Develop Learning Agility

October 17, 2018

Apply the four key components of learning agility to continually grow and improve your business.

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Five Small Business Certifications to Consider

October 10, 2018

Small business certifications can help differentiate your company and provide access to federal contracts, specialized funding, and new networking opportunities. Here are five certifications to consider pursuing.

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How to Set Boundaries at Work as an Independent Contractor

September 25, 2018

Setting healthy boundaries at work can be challenging as an independent professional. Here are three tips for setting your limits.

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