I am often asked how to get started building your own consultancy. There are many articles online that claim to provide the ultimate top five steps to take. They are helpful, but not nearly as thorough as they should be. The scope of what should be considered is usually limited. Most of them focus only on the business aspects and do not cover the other challenges you'll face throughout your journey.
I created this list a few years ago for a conference. Although I am eight years into my consultancy career, many of these questions are still unanswered. It's a good list to review before you leap, but it's also worth revisiting after the jump, especially during those times when find yourself thinking, "Now, why did I do this again?"
I've divided the questions into three categories: business, work, and life.
Hadiya Nuriddin is the CEO of Focus Learning Solutions and the founder of Fresh Eye Reviews.
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