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Is Consulting Right For You? 7 Things to Consider

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First and foremost, the transition from corporate executive to successful consultant has more to do with self-knowledge than subject matter expertise or skill. If you have been successful in business, you probably have the skills to become a successful consultant, but here are seven important things to think about.

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Twitter: Maybe TV Advertising Doesn’t Work

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I’m going to leave the punditry about Twitter’s management issues to Chris Sacca and others who have (and will) make suggestions about how to right the ship. What I would like to explore is a simple, obvious fact: Twitter is not a compelling consumer product.

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9 Things Every Consultant Should Know

9 Things Every Consultant Should Know

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I’ve been asked out for coffee or drinks countless times this past year by newly minted consultants seeking advice. Here are my answers to the most-asked questions about how to set up and sustain your new consulting business as a single practitioner.

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