In the case of those transitioning from the c-suite to consulting, many chose to join together to build capacity, some decide to work with existing consulting firms to establish credibility more quickly, and others decide to go out on their own. All of the options could be great, and every consultant should think through the option(s) that are best for them.
If you have been waiting for the right time to enter the consulting world and share your expertise, the time is now. However, you will have to keep in mind that your branding and content should be easy to follow so that your audience quickly understands how you can solve THEIR problems. It will be tempting to showcase every skill, experience, tool, system, network, etc. that you are knowledgable of. However, keeping your audience's needs first will be critical to your success. Strategic positioning of your credentials in your brand and brand story, content, and in-person interaction will help prevent you from providing life experiences overload to your audience.
Remember, there are professionals and entrepreneurs are at a various stages of their journeys that could benefit from gaining insight and support in formulating a strategy for success so that they can take their careers to the next level.
After researching a group of aspiring executives, the following areas were highlighted as key areas for development:
-Effective Forecasting and Change Management
-Organizational Leadership and Development
-Learning How to Pivot
-True Balance of Executive Presence and Emotional Intelligence
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