Organizational Tips for Independent Talent in 2023

A classic resolution as a new year approaches is to get organized, to reset and refresh, and to mark a new beginning both personally and professionally. Clients also typically look at the new calendar year with fresh eyes and a fresh budget to take on…


5 Conflict Resolution Strategies for Independent Talent

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Many people shy away from dealing with conflict in the workplace. But knowing how to confront and resolve disputes in the workplace is one of the most valuable skills you can have. As an independent talent, conflict resolution skills are crucial. You’ll have to learn…


How to Wrap Up a Project on the Right Foot

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Every step of an independent talent engagement is critical to the success of the project, from hitting the ground running and ready to make an impact to your interactions with teammates and stakeholders to the actual work you do. Though it can be easy to…


5 Tips for Succeeding in an Interim Role

The labor market is continuing to navigate uncharted waters with millions of workers joining the Great Resignation, resulting in labor shortages and a seemingly never-ending list of open roles for businesses everywhere. To fill these gaps and continue facilitating growth, change, and impact, top companies…


How to Expand Your Skill Sets as an Independent Consultant

You may be surprised to learn that your professional development doesn’t end once you leave your full-time job. As an independent consultant, continuing to develop skills is crucial if you want to grow your business and work with top companies. Many people refer to this…


How to Bounce Back From a Project Setback

If you’ve recently taken on a new project at work or in your business, you may be excited about the new opportunity. But then you experience a significant setback, and it leaves you feeling disoriented and disappointed. Nobody likes experiencing a setback at work, but…


5 Steps to Write a Powerful Elevator Pitch

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At some point, we’ve all been asked the question, “So, what do you do?” And for too many people, this question is a wasted opportunity because they aren’t confident talking about themselves and what they do for a living. That’s why it’s essential to go…