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10 Independent Consulting Myths

10 Independent Consulting Myths

By MBO Partners

The ability to work when and where you like, be your own boss, and turn your passion into a career make independent work broadly appealing, but that doesn’t mean it is for everyone. Running your own business can be stressful and it will require more than a few long hours. Nevertheless, people are often hesitant…

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6 Things to Include in a Contractor Invoice

6 Things to Include in a Contractor Invoice

By Rian Ervin

An invoice may be the last thing that comes to mind when you think of powerful communication tools for your small business, but an invoice that is put together well can enhance your professionalism, make a good impression, and lay the groundwork for a continuing business relationship. An invoice is a permanent record of the…

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3 Reasons to Consider Consulting After Retirement

3 Reasons to Consider Consulting After Retirement

By MBO Partners

Continuing to work after you retire is an attractive option for many reasons, but doesn’t returning to a grueling work schedule defeat the very purpose of retirement? If you have years of experience in the workforce, there should be a way for you to contribute your expertise while still making the most out of your…

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Why More Millennials are Going Independent

By MBO Partners

Long recognized as a force in popular culture and media, Millennials are increasingly asserting themselves as they age into the full-time workforce. But this burgeoning independent population is different from their older counterparts in several distinct ways. As of 2015, this group surpassed Baby Boomers to become the second largest independent worker generation after Generation X….

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