428. David A. Fields on Business Advice for Consultants or Boutique Firms


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David A. Fields spent nine years in marketing for GlaxoSmithKline before jumping into consulting with a boutique firm, where he became partner. He then co-founded Ascendant Consulting and focused the practice on helping large corporations enter new markets. He is the author of two books on consulting, and on this episode, he shares expert tips for solo consultants, boutique firms, and small to medium businesses. David can be reached through LinkedIn or his website, https://www.davidafields.com.

Key points include:

06:24: Structuring the discovery discussion

15:14: Partners for consultants

18:35: Big challenges for solo consultants

31:43: The challenge of growth

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