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Entrepreneur vs freelancer

Entrepreneur vs freelancer

I've been working at WeWork in Martin Place, Sydney for the past 6 months. I've also spent a fair bit of time in the past 10 years in training programs for entrepreneurs,…

Cindy Tonkin May 12, 2018
Pre-work - Starting out!

Pre-work - Starting out!

You're just starting out! I'm so happy you're working with Project Mazel to make the world a better place! Here's a video with some pre-work before we speak The…

Cindy Tonkin April 20, 2018
The Consultant’s Guide makes you smarter

The Consultant’s Guide makes you smarter

Since 1994, whenever I met, coached or worked with a consultant I’d ask them what their best advice and worst mistake was when they started out in consulting. That information…

Cindy Tonkin March 2, 2018
That damned elevator speech!

That damned elevator speech!

An elevator speech is famous for being the 30 second pitch you might give to someone in an elevator. Here are 7 different ways to derive your own elevator speech. While…

Cindy Tonkin February 12, 2018
Consulting to your strengths

Consulting to your strengths

Rebecca asked: I'd like to know about… working out how to focus on personal strengths and attributes and bringing those to success as a consultant So here's…

Cindy Tonkin November 21, 2017
What to say when you’re asked to work for free

What to say when you’re asked to work for free

The "potential client" says that you'll get "great exposure" if you do this consulting gig for them for free. Do you say yes? Do you say no? Should you be offended?…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 2017
What qualifications do I need to be a Consultant?

What qualifications do I need to be a Consultant?

Linda* bought my Consultants' Guide series yesterday. She wanted to know whether her experience was enough to be a consultant. She started with this I was…

Cindy Tonkin May 10, 2017
Finding consulting work

Finding consulting work

Amanda's biggest challenge is finding consulting work. Here's a conversation we had after she bought my book series recently. You're a pro! Finding consulting…

Cindy Tonkin May 3, 2017
Quoting corporate consulting

Quoting corporate consulting

Quoting corporate consulting jobs can be tricky. Out of the blue you've been asked to quote on a HUGE corporate consulting assignment!!  Yay, you're really keen…

Cindy Tonkin February 23, 2017
Selling consulting takes a while

Selling consulting takes a while

If you've just set up and you're selling consulting to clients, how fast should you expect them to sign on the dotted line and pay you money? Here's a question…

Cindy Tonkin February 16, 2017