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Setting your consulting fees can be a huge stumbling block. If all this is new to you, you may feel your head spin when you start looking at coming up with a fee. If you’re also dealing with a career change, a career break, cultural or gender factors, things get more complicated. Fortunately, you can use clear models and recommendations to help navigate this new path.
A line of credit can help you better manage your small business, assuming you can manage the credit itself. When I first opened my consulting business, I avoided debt like the plague. That meant going on a strict cash basis, avoiding a credit card or a line of credit. But, over the years, I’ve loosened my standards and realized that a little credit here and there can actually help with growing a business.
Hourly consulting rate calculations can leave even the savviest consultant feeling frustrated.
If you’re Canadian, you probably know the HST sales tax rolls in July 1st. Now is a great time to visit the Consultant Journal store, since there’s only GST right now.
How many hours do you work as a consultant? Okay, now, how many of those hours are actually consulting? How much time are you actually spending on just consulting?
When I started Consultant Journal four years ago, I had no idea it would become so popular. I initially thought it would just be a place for me to record some tales from life in the trenches as a consultant. Readership grew, though, and soon my posts on setting rates, negotiating credit cards and loans …
When you’re running or starting a business, finances tend to be a major consideration. Whether it’s paying your own mortgage or making payroll for a team of employees, money affects your life and your business. Over the years, we’ve covered a wide variety of financial topics: consulting fees, second jobs, finance and more. In fact, our …
Do you ever struggle with your desire to build a successful business and the here and now of where your business is today? Perhaps you struggle with a variety of truths: You want very much to work on your own, but you feel a need to have someone guide you You are inspired to grow …