Managing Overwhelm

Running a business as a solo consultant can be daunting in the early days. And even when you’ve been at it for a while, there are times when things threaten to go south, and you start to feel overwhelmed.
But there are a few basic, practical things you can put in place that will help.


Managing Self Doubt

Self-doubt is common when you make such a bold move as starting your own consulting business. But don’t let it take hold and prevent you from making what could be the best career decision you’ve ever made.


Overcoming the fear of marketing yourself

When you first start out, how can you let people know you’re available for consulting without being that terrible cliché of a salesperson? Well it’s all about making connections with others and in this article I outline a few really good places to start.


Don’t bring your writing style with you

As a consultant your reputation will rest to a large extent on the quality of your writing. Be prepared to leave behind some habits you may have developed as an employee.


How to create your consulting brand

Having a professional brand will go a long way to creating a good first impression with prospective and existing clients. And the good news is, it’s pretty straightforward, and won’t cost you the earth.

How to create your consulting brand - Jacq Hackett Consulting

Are you struggling with scope creep?

Managing project scope is one of those tricky issues that tends to keep consultants up at night.
Here are five tips to manage your client’s expectations about project scope.

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