ARE YOU READY TO GO SOLO?                            ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
2                          YOUR HOSTS TODAY    AASSIA HAQ                   SARA CONDEChief Marketing Officer     Consulta...
3                            WEBINAR CONTROLSThe full screen iconmaximizes thepresentation area.The raise hand iconalerts ...
4                   ABOUT MBO PARTNERSMBO PARTNERS MAKES IT EASY FOR INDEPENDENTCONSULTANTS AND THEIR CLIENTS TO WORK TOGE...
5                    THE MBO WEBINAR SERIES➤ THE LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH➤ FOCUSED TOPICS EACH MONTH   • How do I calcula...
THE TOP 3 QUESTIONSTO ASK YOURSELFJANUARY 27, 2012                      ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
7WHO ARE THE INDEPENDENTS?                            ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
AM I EMOTIONALLYREADY?ARE YOU IN THE RIGHT MINDSET TO GO SOLO?                                           ©2011 MBO Partner...
9                                  THINGS TO CONSIDERDIG DEEPER…  1.   Do I enjoy working independently?  2.   Do I have g...
AM I PROFESSIONALLYREADY?HAVE YOU DEVELOPED YOUR UNIQUE SKILL SET?                                            ©2011 MBO Pa...
11                                  THINGS TO CONSIDERDIG DEEPER…  1.   Do I have a unique marketable skill set?  2.   Am ...
AM I FINANCIALLYREADY?HAVE I ACCEPTED THE RISKS AND REWARDS?                                         ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
13                                    THINGS TO CONSIDERDIG DEEPER…  1.   Do I have a cash reserve?  2.   Do I have anothe...
14                           WANT TO LEARN MORE?➤ CONTACT SARA CONDE   • 703-793-6028   • sconde@mbopartners.com➤ VISIT OU...
www.mbopartners.com1.800.220.0469                      ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
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    1. 1. ARE YOU READY TO GO SOLO? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    2. 2. 2 YOUR HOSTS TODAY AASSIA HAQ SARA CONDEChief Marketing Officer Consultant Services Advisor ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    3. 3. 3 WEBINAR CONTROLSThe full screen iconmaximizes thepresentation area.The raise hand iconalerts the organizerthat you have aquestion or comment.The chat box allows youto send a question to thepresenter. ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    4. 4. 4 ABOUT MBO PARTNERSMBO PARTNERS MAKES IT EASY FOR INDEPENDENTCONSULTANTS AND THEIR CLIENTS TO WORK TOGETHER ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    5. 5. 5 THE MBO WEBINAR SERIES➤ THE LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH➤ FOCUSED TOPICS EACH MONTH • How do I calculate my bill rate for consulting? (Feb) • Encore careers – Top Questions for Boomer Independents (March) • Email webinar@mbopartners.com to be informed of the entire series➤ COMMON QUESTIONS ASKED BY INDEPENDENT CONSULTANTS➤ SIGN-UP FOR THE SERIES! ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    6. 6. THE TOP 3 QUESTIONSTO ASK YOURSELFJANUARY 27, 2012 ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    7. 7. 7WHO ARE THE INDEPENDENTS? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    8. 8. AM I EMOTIONALLYREADY?ARE YOU IN THE RIGHT MINDSET TO GO SOLO? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    9. 9. 9 THINGS TO CONSIDERDIG DEEPER… 1. Do I enjoy working independently? 2. Do I have good time management skills? 3. Is my family supportive? 4. Are there dependents who rely on me? 5. Do I have a high level of stress in my personal life? 6. Is this a planned decision? 7. Am I ready to change my current life stage? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    10. 10. AM I PROFESSIONALLYREADY?HAVE YOU DEVELOPED YOUR UNIQUE SKILL SET? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    11. 11. 11 THINGS TO CONSIDERDIG DEEPER… 1. Do I have a unique marketable skill set? 2. Am I known for being great at what I do? 3. Do I have a clear vision and plan? 4. Do I understand how to run a business? 5. Can I get projects from my current network? 6. Am I “connected”? 7. Have I prepared my online presence? 8. Am I comfortable with the idea of selling myself? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    12. 12. AM I FINANCIALLYREADY?HAVE I ACCEPTED THE RISKS AND REWARDS? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    13. 13. 13 THINGS TO CONSIDERDIG DEEPER… 1. Do I have a cash reserve? 2. Do I have another person that helps support my lifestyle? 3. Do I have a client willing to commit to a contract? 4. Have I fully understood the costs and time commitments? 5. Do I have the resources to go out on my own? 6. Do I understand business tax implications? ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    14. 14. 14 WANT TO LEARN MORE?➤ CONTACT SARA CONDE • 703-793-6028 • sconde@mbopartners.com➤ VISIT OUR WEBSITE • www.mbopartners.com➤ SIGN-UP FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION • Full list of resources only provided to webinar registrants • Look for sign-up link in the post-webinar email ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.
    15. 15. www.mbopartners.com1.800.220.0469 ©2011 MBO Partners Inc.

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