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Youve got ample skills and expertise in your profession to become a consultant, but how exactly do you start the process? What are the first steps, where will you work, and how do you generate business? Starting Your Career as an Independent Consultant has all the answers to these questions and those you might not even know to ask!

Author Leticia Gallares-Japzon reveals practical tips and personal advice for anyone interested in consulting, from tests that will tell you if youve got what it takes to become a consultant, to preparing a business plan, taking out loans, networking and growing your list of contacts, arranging your own office, filling out tax forms, marketing using traditional and social media platforms, interviewing with potential clients, charging for your services, writing contracts and proposals, and preparing reports and presentations.

Becoming a free agent in todays economy makes a great deal of sense. With handy checklists, practice exercises, personal anecdotes, tables, and charts, this valuable guide will arm you with the necessary knowledge to become successful in this endeavor.


An insightful guide to breaking out of the mold and starting a successful career in consulting in any field.

About the Author

Leticia Gallares-Japzon currently works as an independent management consultant specializing in instructional systems design, and offers services to private and public organizations. She has an MA in Education and Human Development from George Washington University and an MA in Human Resource Management from Marymount University. She was a freelance newspaper and magazine writer and has written dozens of articles on business and education. Her previous book is titled Succeeding in America: Lessons from Immigrants Who Achieved the American Dream. She divides her time between Ashburn, Virginia and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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