The Consulting Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Create and Expand a Seven-Figure Consulting Practice (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 23, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Everything you need to know about building a successful, world-class consulting practice

Whether you are a veteran consultant or new to the industry, an entrepreneur or the principal of a small firm, The Consulting Bible tells you absolutely everything you need to know to create and expand a seven-figure independent or boutique consulting practice. Expert author Alan Weiss, who coaches consultants globally and has written more books on solo consulting than anyone in history, shares his expertise comprehensively.

  • Learn and appreciate the origins and evolution of the consulting profession
  • Launch your practice or firm and propel it to top performance
  • Implement your consulting strategies in public and private organizations, large or small, global or domestic
  • Select from the widest variety of consulting methodologies
  • Achieve lasting success in your professional career and personal goals
  • The author is recognized as "one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America" by the New York Post and "a worldwide expert in executive education" by Success Magazine

Whether you're just starting out or looking for the latest trends in modern practice, The Consulting Bible gives you an unparalleled toolset to build a thriving consultancy.

  

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Review: The Consulting Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Create and Expand a Seven-Figure Consulting Practice

User Review  - Deane - Goodreads

A very good book, if a little uneven. On the one hand, it provides solid, unrelenting advice for consulting. On the other, it sometimes delves too far into what you should be doing for your clients ... Read full review

Review: The Consulting Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Create and Expand a Seven-Figure Consulting Practice

User Review  - Dave Warawa - Goodreads

If you are thinking of self-employment, buy any of the many books written by Alan Weiss on this subject. This one I can personally credit with much of my success. I walked away from employment and ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 2
19
Two Available Structures
30
Chapter 3
37
Consulting as a Business
53
Chapter 5
75
Chapter 6
95
Consulting Methodology
115
Chapter 8
133
Implementing
161
Chapter 11
179
Chapter 12
195
Consulting Success
211
Chapter 14
229
Chapter 15
245
Physical Appendix
259
Virtual Appendix
265

Chapter 9
145

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About the author (2011)

Alan Weiss, PhD, is recognized as "one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America" by the New York Post and a "worldwide expert in executive education" by Success magazine. His firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, and over 500 other leading organizations. He is also the bestselling author of Million Dollar Consulting and forty other books.

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