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Consulting For Dummies by [Peter Economy, Bob Nelson]

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Consulting For Dummies 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition

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Bob Nelson (San Diego, CA) is founder and president of Nelson Motivation, Inc., a management training and consulting firm based in San Diego, California. As a practicing manager and a best-selling author, he is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of employee recognition, rewards, motivation, morale, retention, productivity, and management. He is author of the bestselling book 1001 Ways to Reward Employees (Workman) ? which has sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide ? and coauthor of the best-selling book Managing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, with Peter Economy (Wiley), as well as 18 other books on management and motivation.
Bob has been featured extensively in the media, including television appearances on CNN, CNBC, PBS, and MSNBC; radio appearances on NPR, USA Radio Network and the Business News Network; and print appearances in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and many more. He writes a weekly column for American City Business Journals and a monthly column for Corporate Meetings & Incentives, among others.
Dr. Nelson received his PhD in management from The Peter F. Drucker Graduate Management Center of Claremont Graduate University in suburban Los Angeles, and received his MBA in organizational behavior from The University of California at Berkeley. For more information on products and services offered by Nelson Motivation, Inc. ? including speaking or consulting services ? call 800-575-5521. Visit Bob at his Web site: www.nelsonmotivation.com.

Peter Economy (La Jolla, CA) is a freelance business writer and publishing consultant who is associate editor of the Apex award-winning magazine Leader to Leader, and coauthor of the best-selling book Managing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, with Bob Nelson (Wiley), Giving Back with Bert Berkley (Wiley), The SAIC Solution with J. Robert Beyster (Wiley), as well as the author or coauthor of more than 30 other books on a wide variety of business and other topics. Visit Peter at his Web site: www.petereconomy.com and be sure to check out his Free Book Project at: www.booksforfree.org.

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So you want to be a consultant? This practical, friendly guide shows you how to get your business off the ground and running smoothly, with the latest on developing a marketable idea, running your home office, writing winning proposals, selling your services, and getting referrals. You get expert tips on setting fees, keeping track of time and money, and building business with new clients.

Discover how to:

  • Start a successful consulting business
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  • Handle financial and legal issues

  • Make great presentations

  • Negotiate contracts

  • Promote your business

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B004NNV0MC
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ For Dummies; 2 edition (31 January 2011)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3317 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 386 pages
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Peter Economy is a best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 80 books to his credit (with more than 2 million copies sold), including Everything I Learned About Life I Learned in Dance Class by Abby Lee Miller, Leading Through Uncertainty: How Umpqua Bank Emerged from the Great Recession Better and Stronger than Ever by Ray Davis, Managing For Dummies, Leadership Ensemble: Lessons in Collaborative Management from the World's Only Conductorless Orchestra, The Management Bible, and many more.

He writes columns on leadership and management for Inc.com (The Leadership Guy) and has also served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine -- published by the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute in New York City -- since 2001. Peter taught MGT 453: Creativity and Innovation as a lecturer at San Diego State University, is on the National Advisory Council of The Art of Science Learning, and is a founding member of the board of SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes.

A graduate of Stanford University, Peter has worked closely with some of the nation's top business thinkers, including Jim Collins, Frances Hesselbein, Peter Senge, David Whyte, Kellie McElhaney, Marshall Goldsmith, Jack Trout, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Gary Hirshberg, Peter Georgescu, Guy Kawasaki, William Taylor, Jim Kilts, Jean Lipman-Blumen, Ken Blanchard, and many others.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Stanford University

Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, Edinburgh Business School

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