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ITCL Week in Review – August 26, 2013

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in ITCL-land last week, as well as any particularly ITCL-relevant items posted elsewhere that we didn’t already cover this week:

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P.S. Completely unrelated, but if you happen to drink coffee you might appreciate this post on my other weblog, just for fun.

Why Self-Employed Consultants Fail

Karen E. Klein did a solid interview with Alan Weiss on the topic of “Why Self-Employed Consultants Fail

Many former executives who have been downsized or have taken early retirement in recent years are consulting today. Rather than making a healthy profit, most scrape by or fall on their faces, says Alan Weiss, president of Summit Consulting Group in East Greenwich, R.I.Weiss recently wrote The Consulting Bible, a how-to on establishing a lucrative practice. Weiss, whose 1992 book, Million Dollar Consulting, is in its fourth edition, spoke recently with Smart Answers columnist Karen E. Klein about what it takes to make a solo consultancy thrive.

Read the interview here.