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Over the years, a lot of people have approached me asking how to become a tech consultant. What do I need to do to get started? How can I take my first step?
I also hear from managers and CEOs that have asked how I got my start, and how I keep the business running. What lessons from consulting can be applied to startups and small businesses? Having worked independently for many years I’ve built up my own cache of strategies and methods which I hope can be helpful to anyone looking to strike it out on their own.