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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Oct 30, 2017

Sri Kaza, a former McKinsey partner who specializes in sales and service, left the firm to put his sales expertise to work as the SVP of Commercial Operations at Viking Cruises, and subsequently led sales for a company offering a SaaS-based solution to obtaining tax credits.

Sri is now running his own independent...

Oct 23, 2017

Our guest today is Jason Korman, who entered the world of consulting via the wine industry.

Jason is the founder of Stormhoek Winery, a South African wine label. While running that label, he retained Hugh MacLeod to blog and draw for Stormhoek, creating one of the the web’s earlier social media campaigns.

Even if you...

Oct 16, 2017

Our guest today is Ahmad Munawar, who helps boutique professional services firms build actionable marketing plans that generate more leads so they can win more business.

He’s got a podcast that I encourage you to check out called “Forecast – Marketing for Boutique Professional Services & Consulting Firms”


Oct 9, 2017

On today’s episode, the tables are turned, and our guest, Sophia Dai, interviews Will Bachman.

Sophia received her MBA from Kellogg and then spent the past two years at Boston Consulting Group.

Now a Senior Associate, she’s decided to leave BCG, and independent consulting is one path that she is considering.

Two or...

Oct 2, 2017

Our guest today is Lisa Overton, a McKinsey alum and an expert on market research. Today Lisa is an independent consultant working on a range of strategy, marketing, and communications issues. 

Previously, Lisa ran a boutique qualitative market research firm that offered traditional services such as focus groups as well...