Three Tips to Start a Consulting Business, pt.2

Three Tips to Start a Consulting Business, pt.2

Thank you for reading along to part 2 of my article, Three Tips to Start a Consulting Business. If you haven’t done so yet, I invite you to read the detailed part 1 here on my new self-hosted page.

Here’s a summary:

  1. Establish your reputation before striking out on your own

  • Join a Professional Associations and participate 
  • Network Within Local Communities
  • Offer content through your own website
  1. Partner with another firm while building your business 

Continue reading tips 2 and 3 on our new webpage.

Why Contract Management Benefits from Automation @ Contract Management Software Blog

Why Contract Management Benefits from Automation @ Contract Management Software Blog.

The preceding article illustrates some excellent reasons contract management benefits from automation .  I particularly enjoyed the importance and benefits placed on  central location and storage of contract clauses. Unfortunately, a major drawback to lack of compliance or contract performance has been ignorance/unawareness of contractual responsibilities by departments/sections responsible for accomplishing a task. Keeping departments involved on changes (modifications), seeking suggestions or recommendations can further help the NEXT set of contracts being solicited and adequate compliance to the current contract(s).

Over the next few weeks I will be publishing articles designed to provide insight on industry leading practices any business can benefit from. Stay Tuned!

 

Internal Audits: why even bother??

As many entrepreneurs, CEOs and business managers can attest, days at ‘the office’ are more often than not filled with tasks and responsibilities geared towards maximizing  profits.  Some examples include developing new services and products, marketing the brand, and strategically planning ways to reach or surpass the company’s mission, vision and goals.
As such, it is more important now than ever for organizations to decrease costs by increasing efficiency.  In my experience, identifying shortcomings and improvements through internal audits will exponentially increase effectiveness and reduce waste of resources (labor, materials, equipment, etc.).

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