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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Nov 25, 2019

Nir Eyal was my guest on Episode 200 of this show. I found his message so important that I asked Nir to discuss his latest book, Indistractable, at an Umbrex Presents event, which took place October 28, 2019.

This episode is Nir's complete live talk to a capacity crowd at StandUpNY, followed by a Q&A period.


Nov 18, 2019

In Episode 213, Will Bachman discussed how to source experts for interviews - either using an expert network or by doing the work yourself.

Listener Gary C. asked if consultants should sign up with expert networks as the one to be interviewed.

This episode answers his question, in three parts:

  1. Will your expertise be...

Nov 18, 2019

David Minifie is the Chief Experience Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Centene Corporation.

Centene is a Fortune 500 company that provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored healthcare programs.

In this episode, David explains to me the role and responsibilities of a Chief...

Nov 14, 2019

What should you say when you are meeting for the first time with an individual at a client you are already serving?

Here's the approach I've used the past few years: 

“I’d be happy to provide context on the project, but I don’t want to go over material you are already familiar with. What have you already heard...

Nov 14, 2019

I was chatting with an independent consultant at an event last night, and he told me, “I’m having a hard time finding project opportunities, and I don’t know what I’m doing wrong. I’ve got three decades of experience, so usually if I sit down with someone and talk to them about their business, I’m able to...