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10 Things to Love About Being Self Employed

By MBO Partners

There are endless benefits to working as a self-employed professional: freedom, flexibility, control over your work, the ability to pursue your passion, and the ability work from anywhere in the world, just to name a few. In 2022, 64.6 million people worked as independent professionals in the US, and that number is only expected to rise…

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Why and How to Build a Business Case to Become a Digital Nomad

By MBO Partners

Have you ever dreamed of working from an exotic location in another country? Perhaps a sunny beach in Bali, the colorful streets of Portugal, or the skyscraping-city of Dubai. For many, this dream is a reality. From 2019 to 2022, the American workforce has seen a 131% increase in digital nomad growth. Digital Nomad Defined…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Becoming Self Employed

By MBO Partners

If you’re considering self-employment, there has never been a better time to make the leap to independence. Today, many individuals are pursuing an independent careers and companies are increasingly engaging independent talent. That’s not too surprising as self-employment offers many advantages such as the ability to pursue your passion, control your own schedule, and be…

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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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10 Steps to Succeed at Your First Consulting Project (Guide)

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10 Steps to Succeed at Your First Consulting Project (Guide)

By MBO Partners

After landing your first consulting project, take these 10 steps to set yourself up for success.

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Key Questions to Ask Before Starting a Consulting Business (Guide)

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Key Questions to Ask Before Starting a Consulting Business (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Ask yourself these important questions before starting a consulting business

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How to Transition from FTE to Self Employed (Guide)

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How to Transition from FTE to Self Employed (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Learn how to decide if you are ready to be self employed and the steps to take to prepare yourself to transition from full time worker to self employed.

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How to Create a Self Employed Resume

By MBO Partners

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

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5 Advantages to Forming an LLC as a Small Business

By MBO Partners

One of the most important questions you’ll consider as a self employed consultant is how to structure your business. One option is to form an LLC and there are five advantages to forming your business as an LLC. What is an LLC (Limited Liability Company)? An LLC (Limited Liability Company) is a business structure that…

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Consulting After Retirement: Advice from John Frazier Glenn

By MBO Partners

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

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