Episode 101 – Personal Branding for Independent Consultants

As an independent consultant, you represent both yourself and your business. Personal branding is usually defined as who you are, your mission, your values, and what makes you unique and distinct in your niche. Business branding, on the other hand, is usually defined by your assets, such as the logo, website, and social media handles.  In this episode, I drill into personal branding for independent consultants. This topic is commonly …

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Episode 097 – The Most Neglected Consulting Offers

Do you get stuck because you’re not sure how to turn a conversation into a potential consulting opportunity? You meet a new potential client and you’re not sure how to progress from initial meeting into a discovery process, and ultimately to a signed engagement contract. In this episode, I share a tool you can use to convert more of your conversations (networking, people you meet at events, your existing network, …

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️Episode 096 – Create a Follow-Through System To Make Achieving Your Goals Inevitable (Part 5 of Planning for Independent Business Success series)

This week, we’re wrapping up with the 5th and final step of the 5-step process to plan for independent business success in the next 12 months.  In this series, I’ve walked you through an effective process to create the best year you’ve ever had in your independent consulting business.  Now let’s dive into part 5 —Create a Follow-Through System To Make Achieving Your Goals Inevitable.   So often you create phenomenal …

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️Episode 095 – Embracing Obstacles (Part 4 of the Planning for Independent Business Success Series)

Happy New Year! I’m so excited for this year and I hope you are too.  This week, we’re diving into part 4 of the 5-step process to plan for independent business success in the next 12 months.  In this series, I walk you through an effective process you can use to create the best year you have ever had in your independent consulting business.  Next we dig into part 4 …

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️Episode 094 – Create Your 12-Month Action Plan (Part 3 of Planning for Independent Business Success Series)

It is time for part 3 of the 5-step strategy to plan for independent business success in the next 12 months. In this series, I walk you through an effective process you can use to create the best year you have ever had in your independent consulting business.   This week, we’re diving into part 3 —- creating your 12-month action plan.  In this episode, I share the YQMWD Method to create your …

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️Episode 093 – Set Your Yearly Independent Consulting Goals (Part 2 of Planning for Independent Business Success series)

Welcome to part 2 of the 5-step strategy to plan for independent business success in the next 12 months.in this series, I walk you through an effective process you can use to plan for the best year you’ve ever had in your independent consulting business.  Last week, we took a deep dive into step one, assessing the past year of your business to create a clear baseline for your consulting business.  By …

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Episode 092 – Assessing Your Business Year (Part 1 of Planning for Independent Business Success series))

Business planning is such a hot topic at this time of the year as we prepare to turn the calendar over and welcome in a new year. And so over the next five weeks, I’m going to be sharing the formula you can use to plan for independent business success. I’m going to walk you through a five part process that you can use to plan for the best year …

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Episode 079 – 3 Components of the Successful IC Business Owner’s Routine

As an independent consulting business owner, you don’t have a lot of time in your day. You have so many conflicting priorities such as working on client delivery, protecting and maintaining your business/life balance, and making the amount of time that you have available to work on your business incredibly impactful.   Having a routine can aid in you managing these priorities but what is the most successful routine you could …

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️Episode 076 – Branding Yourself as a Consultant (and more) with Jennifer Lemmert

In this episode, I interview one of my independent consulting business owner clients, Jennifer Lemmert.  Jennifer is the principal of Jennifer Lemmert LLC, a corporate communications and PR consulting firm. With nearly 20 years of experience, she’s a storyteller with a passion for helping clients find their authentic voices – from executive and employer branding to employee engagement and outreach. Jennifer spent her career supporting heavy hitters in the government, non-profit, …

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️Episode 071 – Creating Compelling Consulting Offers (and more) with LeAnne Lagasse

In this episode, I interview one of my podcast listeners turned independent consulting business owner clients, LeAnne Lagasse.  LeAnne Lagasse is an HR and People Ops consultant specializing in helping organizations assess and improve employee engagement and develop their people managers. LeAnne is an SHRM-SCP, a Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths© Coach, and serves as Adjunct Faculty at Missouri State University, where she teaches professional communication courses to MBA students. Before launching her career …

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