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Guides for Independent Professionals

How to Give a Great Business Presentation

Most of us have sat through a bad presentation – from an overlong presentation to cringe-worthy slides. The messages may have been important, but they were most likely lost or diluted because of a poor delivery. Presentations affect professional reputation, so the ability to effectively communicate ideas is vital to the strength of any independent consultancy.

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7 Tips for Writing a Client Report

Professional writing skills are a valuable tool in any self-employed professional’s arsenal. Effective written communication – particularly when it comes…

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How to Create a Small Business Growth Strategy

Knowing when it is time to grow your solo business is an important decision. There are many internal and external…

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5 Steps to Create a Great Consulting Website

How to create and optimize a website that promotes your business and generates leads

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How to Write a Proposal for Consulting

What is a proposal? A proposal is the act of offering or suggesting something for acceptance, adopting or performance. A…

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Consulting Fees: How much should I charge?

Deciding what you should charge for your consulting services is an important step for all independent professionals. Learn how to calculate a cost-based bill rate with this video tutorial.

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Guides for Enterprises

10 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Compliance Risk

Understanding how to properly engage and manage independent contractors is critical for the modern business. If you suspect that your…

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The Costs of Independent Contractor Engagement

Learn about the costs associated with different independent contractor engagement methods and review a case study to see cost savings in action.

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How to Manage Independent Contractors: 3 Approaches

Learn three approaches to independent contractor engagement and tips for how to best manage your independent workforce.

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Scope of Work SOW Template for Consulting Services

Learn the critical components to creating a Scope of Work (SOW) document to properly plan and manage your projects.

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

Realize the competitive advantage of making independent talent part of your workforce strategy by creating a compliance program that manages legal risk and brings top talent to your doorstep.

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: Which Should I Hire?

Learn how to define and when to hire a 1099 independent contractor, temp or full time employee in order to avoid misclassification risks.

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Research, Studies and White Papers

Four Forces Driving the New World of Work

If asked what their most strategic asset is, almost any business leader will respond in the same way: “our people.”…

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Attract and Retain Top Talent by Becoming a Client of Choice

A Look Into the 4th Annual Client of Choice Report The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt keenly…

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Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote and Distributed Work

Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote and Distributed Work Who are digital nomads and what is their outlook? In…

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MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2019

A Look Into the 9th Annual State of Independence in America Report The 2019 MBO Partners State of Independence in…

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10 Predictions for the Future of Work

We stand on the precipice of a new way of working. In today’s project-driven economy, more businesses than ever before…

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Elevate: The Enterprise Blueprint for Becoming a Client of Choice

As today’s 41-million strong independent workforce continues to grow and evolve, recruitment and engagement methods must shift to align with worker needs….

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Webinars and Events

Masterclass Recap: James Rosebush & the Art of Public Speaking

In our July 30 Masterclass, Winning Your Audience: Expert Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking, eminent leader, advisor and best-selling…

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James Rosebush

July 30 Masterclass: Winning Your Audience – Expert Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking

On Thursday, July 30, join James Rosebush, eminent leader, advisor, and speaker, in a fast-paced masterclass to improve your public speaking…

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Growing Beyond Your Network

Webinar Recap: Growing Beyond Your Network – Marketing Your Skills and Brand as an Independent Consultant

In our July 16 webinar, Growing Beyond Your Network: Marketing Your Skills and Brand as an Independent Consultant, MBO’s Chief…

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Webinar Preview: Grow Your Network and Market Your Skills / Brand

Once you’ve established a successful online presence; the next challenge is making yourself visible to your target market – those…

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Amy Webinar

Webinar Recap: Developing and Marketing Your Online Presence as an Independent Consultant

In our June 11 webinar, Developing and Marketing Your Online Presence, MBO’s own Amy O’Donnell shared tips and tricks on…

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Webinar Recap: Boost Your Consulting Revenue with an Executive Coach

Our May 19 webinar, Using an Executive Coach to Accelerate your Independent Consulting Revenue, offered numerous tips and insights on…

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