The Complete Idiot's Guide to Consulting
A practical guide for independent consultants or anyone researching striking out on their own. -- Too many books offer too little help in this ... Show synopsis A practical guide for independent consultants or anyone researching striking out on their own. -- Too many books offer too little help in this category. The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Consulting offers a comprehensive solution with practical times and real-world information -- both the basics and more! -- Business books continue to sell through well. -- Author has a proven track record with this series -- and in approaching complex topics. Learning to market your expertise and still trying to pay your bills can be difficult! The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Consulting provides a detailed and complete set of answers to questions from new consultants or those exploring the idea of consulting. From the first client to hiring more help, expert author Robert Bacal provides everything a consultant needs to know about sharing their expertise with a client and getting paid what they're worth. Coverage includes researching your reasons and assessing your skill sets; the real reason consulting works -- the client and filling their needs; ethics, decision making, and contracts; ending projects and fixing them when they go wrong; starting up your own business; staying legal, solvent, and sane, plus professionalism, marketing and more; growing your business -- getting more clients, fee structures, bad debt, etc., and managing the client relationship for short term -- and long term -- benefit.