Getting started in consulting can be a tricky prospect. How much should you charge? What type of language should exist in the contract? How can you find clients? Written by a veteran consultant with hundreds of consulting engagements to his credit, How to Make it Big as a Consultantis filled with detailed advice on every aspect of starting up and maintaining a highly lucrative consulting career. The book helps readers:
• get a handle on the legal, tax, and insurance issues involved in setting up and running the business
• understand what clients really need
• create the structure for an assignment (proposals, pricing, contracts, scheduling)
• market the business
• solve clients’ problems using the Harvard Case Study Method
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