CT E08 Developing the Mindset of a Consultant (Regardless of Whether You Are One) with Anthony Carra
2021 posed many challenges but also presented opportunities to many of us. There is a lot of talk of 2021 being the year of the great resignation, and while this episode is not necessarily about that, I think we can definitely say that folks now have more choices as to their careers, whether it is changing jobs, starting a business or branching out and learning something new. Regardless of what your goals are, today’s episode has valuable advice in store for you, delivered by my guest by Anthony Carra, with whom I unpack the topic of Developing the Mindset of a Consultant (Regardless of Whether You Are One). Anthony is the Owner, Principal Consultant and Instructor at Business Improvement Group Consulting, and he is ready to share with us extremely valuable advice on how to develop and apply the mindset of a consultant, whether you are starting your own consulting business or trying to deliver value to your organization.
In this episode we cover:
– Whether you are a consultant or employed full-time, treat it like it is your own business
– Why consultants sometimes get a “bad rap”
– You can either be and stay an SME in a particular thing or you need to “give away your SME” so you can move on to doing other things
– Anthony’s top 3 pieces of advice for developing the mindset of a consultant