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Start & Run a Consulting Business

By Douglas A Gray

Consulting has become a multimillion-dollar industry in North America.


Understand why people will pay you for your opinion

Learn from the author of 15 bestsellers

Convert your knowledge into income

A bestseller through nine editions and 24 printings during the past 25 years!




As society becomes more complicated, people in business, healthcare, education, government, and other fields are calling on specialists to provide answers to complex problems. This practical step-by-step success guide shows how anyone can turn knowledge and experience into a profitable consulting business. Concerns unique to the consulting industry are covered in detail, including:


Assessing yourself and your skills

Determining market opportunities

Regulations and laws affecting the consulting business

Selecting business and professional advisers

Preparing your business plan

Setting fees and billing clients

Keeping records

Minimizing taxes

Avoiding professional liability and preventing losses

Writing a successful proposal

Maintaining healthy client relations

Running your office smoothly

Hiring sub-consultants

Format

Electronic Resources

Availability

1 available at Cooper (Forest Acres)
  • 001.068 Gra, Nonfiction

Publish Date

2010

ISBN

9781770400450


Format: Electronic Resources
Author: Gray, Douglas A
Title: Start & run a consulting business / Douglas Gray.
Publisher Date: Bellingham, WA ; North Vancouver, BC : Self-Counsel Press, 2010.
Subject: Consultants New business enterprises
Isbn: 9781770400450 1770400451
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System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 001.068 Gra
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Format: Electronic Resources
Author: Gray, Douglas A.
Title: Start & run a consulting business / Douglas Gray.
Edition: 9th ed.
Publisher, Date: Bellingham, WA ; North Vancouver, BC : Self-Counsel Press, 2010.
Description: xx, 188 p. : ill ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM.
Series: Self-Counsel Press business series
Series: Self-Counsel business series
Subjects: Consultants
Subjects: New business enterprises
Other Title: Start and run a consulting business
Notes: "Includes templates for contracts and business plans on a CD-ROM".--Cover.
ISBN: 9781770400450
ISBN: 1770400451
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 001.068 Gra