In 2004, I made a bold, albeit hasty move. I left my corporate role, steady income, and a company I’d worked at for 13 years to go out on my own. I had a skill set, but not much of a plan. I had a strong work ethic, but no experience in external consulting. I didn’t have a very big network or reputation in the field. But I did have a strong sense of purpose and desire to make this work.
In spite of the naysayers, it has worked, and worked quite beautifully. Without a doubt, it was the