Being a consultant or freelancer really wasn’t cool back when I became one. If you went to a professional association meeting and said you were a consultant, people immediately made the incorrect assumption that you were going to start a sales pitch. Sadly, it may have been because it happened all too often.
Thankfully, today’s consulting world is different. According to McKinsey, an estimated 162 million people in the United States and European Union are involved in some sort of flexible work. That’s approximately 20 – 30 percent of the working population. When that many people are consulting in