Other questions consultants ask us:

Below are some questions we often get asked by would-be consultants.

If any of these questions are on your mind, our mentors can guide you through finding answers.

  1. How do I become a consultant?
  2. How do I describe my skills?
  3. How do I find a demand for my skills?
  4. How do I stand out?
  5. How do I sell my services?
  6. How long does it take to start?
  7. How do I deal with competition?
  8. How do I find new clients and how many do I need?
  9. Should I try to join a group?
  10. Should I become a member of a professional organisation?
  11. Do I need a website?
  12. What are the tax implications?
  13. Do I need business cards?
  14. Do I need a PO Box or a physical address?
  15. What legal issues do I need to think of when starting?
  16. What insurances do I need when starting?
  17. Do I need an office or can I work from home?
  18. Can I make enough income?
  19. How do I deal with difficult clients?
  20. What additional skills do I need?
  21. Am I qualified?
  22. What blogs should I follow?
  23. Do I need professional qualifications?
  24. How do I get repeat business?
  25. How should I price my services?
  26. Should I offer free consulting advice to get started?
  27. Can being a consultant work if I’m married with children?
  28. How old is too old when starting?
  29. How long does it take to start?
  30. What financial reserves do I need?
  31. How can I achieve a healthy work-life balance?
  32. How can I continue to educate myself?
  33. How much time should I put into marketing?
  34. How quickly should I invoice?
  35. How can I ensure I am paid on time?
  36. How can I recognise difficult customers?
  37. Do I have the right mindset?
  38. Can I test my mindset? (Click here…!)