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How to Start a Small Business

3 Key Steps to Take Before Starting a Consulting Business

June 21, 2019

More than ever before, the ability to be self-employed is on a lot of people’s minds. Independent work is or has been a part of nearly 48% of American’s careers, a number that is expected to grow to 52% over the next five years. Independence offers the opportunity for greater flexibility, increased career satisfaction, and…

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How Much Does it Cost to Start a Consulting Business?

May 1, 2019

Whether you’re tired of a corporate work environment, eager to launch an innovative business venture, or simply ready to be your own boss, there are many attractive benefits to starting your own company. However, launching a successful consulting business requires both financial preparation as well as a solid business plan. We’ve compiled four tips to…

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How to Add Self-Employed to Your Resume

December 4, 2018

Update your independent consulting resume to boost your professional credibility, track your accomplishments, and build your personal brand.

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5 Legal Requirements for Starting a Small Business

October 26, 2018

Make sure your small business operates legally with all of the required licenses and permits.

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Consulting After Retirement: Advice from John Frazier Glenn

September 26, 2018

Independent consultant Dr. John Frazier Glenn shares his journey to self-employment.

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Should I Become a Consultant? 6 Steps to Know if You’re Ready

July 20, 2018

Whether you identify as an independent contractor, self-employed professional, freelancer, or entrepreneur, there’s plenty of gratification in knowing that ultimately, you’re your own boss—you work for yourself, you call the shots, and you own your financial destiny. While you may be confident in your ability to deliver great services and results to clients, it’s important…

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10 Things to Love About Being an Independent Professional

July 3, 2018

From freedom, flexibility, and control, to pursuing your passion and working from anywhere in the world, there are plenty of perks to working as an independent professional. Here are our top 10 reasons to fall in love with self-employment. 1. Be Your Own Boss As an independent professional, you have the flexibility to set your…

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Should I Become Self Employed? Take the Quiz

June 5, 2018

Making the leap to self-employment is an exciting career and life change. As an independent contractor, you call the shots. It’s up to you to decide when, where, and how you work. But independent work comes with many new responsibilities as well. When you run your own business, it’s up to you to prepare contracts,…

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How to Start a Successful Consulting Business

June 5, 2018

42 million Americans work independently as independent professionals..  Full-time self-employed independence continues to be a viable and attractive option for many professionals, especially those with in-demand skills. Any career change marks a major moment, but the decision to transition from employee to independent professional is perhaps one of the most significant life shifts you can experience. Striking out…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Becoming Self Employed

April 18, 2018

There has never been a better time to consider making the leap to independence. Today, more people than ever are pursuing an independent career and companies are increasingly engaging independent talent. That’s not too surprising as self-employment offers many perks such as the ability to pursue your passion, control your own schedule, and be your own boss. At the…

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