Owning It: Take Control of Your Life, Work, and Career
by Kris Taylor
Starting a Consulting Practice May be Your Best Career Move
….and this book may be your best first step
If you have struggled with questions like these:
How do I create a meaningful career?
How do I make more money?
How do I take control of my career and do more of the work I love?
Is it possible to have both a career and a life?
Then this book is for you!
In Owning It, Kris Taylor shares candid insights on how she leveraged her professional expertise into a consulting business that has provided her with a six figure income for over 15 years. As the founder of Evergreen Leadership and now LEAP, LLC, Kris has built two consulting practices that enables her to do meaningful work, an income potential that exceeds what she ever expected and the freedom and flexibility to live life on her own terms.
Warning: If you are happy with your career, your earning power and your ability to integrate your work with the rest of your life, this is not the book for you. This is also not a book about selling in a multi-level marketing scheme.
Owning It is for professionals who want to launch their own professional consulting business and who want to learn from someone who has had a successful small consulting business working with companies, big and small, across the globe. In this book you’ll learn why over 50% of the professionals in the workplace will be working independently in by 2028 and why those who are currently independent say they would not go back to full time employment at any salary!
Pick up this book to learn about the workplace trends that make starting your own consulting firm a great choice for so many high performing professionals. You’ll be able to assess your readiness for making the leap to independence and identify any problem areas that you’ll need to overcome. And the best part is that Kris shares practical tips that took years to her to learn.
In this book you’ll discover:
10 trends affecting white collar workers that threaten traditional employment
Six personal and practical reasons professionals choose independence
- Making room in the middle: the sweet spot between the big 4 consulting groups and temporary workers
- Four ways to start your own small consulting business
- Five must have skills for independents
- Seven warning signs that independence might not be for you
- Ten things to know before you go independent
- Compelling reasons companies work with independent professionals
- Overcoming your own resistance and fears when doing something big
- How to get started as an independent professional consultant
As a special bonus, when you purchase Owning It, you’ll have access to download these free valuable tools to help you get off to a good start:
The Biz 101 Checklist which gives you the 10 steps to successfully launch a small consulting business
A recorded webinar: 10 Steps to Starting Your Own Consulting Business
- A recorded webinar: Your Income Potential as an Independent Consultant