352. Jeffery Perry on Building an Independent Practice after Retirement


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After years of professional work experience, how do you leverage your knowledge and put it to good use? After a 30-year career as a global strategic business advisor, including 20-years combined as partner at Ernst & Young (EY) and A.T. Kearney, Jeffery Perry decided to found Lead Mandates where, as an independent advisor, he helps organizations improve business and leadership performance. Today, he shares how his experience helped him reach out, connect, and communicate when starting his independent consulting practice. Learn more about Jeffery’s company at www.LeadMandate.com . He can be reached through LinkedIn or connect through Twitter.

Key points include:

  • 01:46: The strategic steps to building the practice with intention
  • 05:28: The many reasons to serve on a board
  • 09:06: Preparing for the career transition
  • 11:48: Leveraging connections and reputation
  • 15:59: Establishing a pipeline of opportunities
  • 17:09 Joining the board of Fortune Brands
  • 27:38: Establishing multi-dimensional purpose
  • 34:45: A summary of Jeffery’s professional experience

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