In this episode, Sheldon goes over the top 5 reasons people start a consulting business and the top 5 reasons people talk themselves out of starting a consulting business. He gives his thoughts as to each of the points through personal experiences.
Top 5 Reasons People Start a Consulting Business
1. Family obligations
2. Testing the waters for retirement
3. Burnout from employer
4. Being laid off
5. Restless and needing a challenge
Top 5 Reasons People Talk Themselves out of Starting a Consulting Business
1. Imposter syndrome
2. Time constraints
3. Financial issues for start-up cost
4. No safety designation
5. Not knowing how to transition from safety officer to safety consultant.