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Top 10 Tech Skills Business Consultants Need-NOW!

By Corbin Links

I was recently chatting with a coaching client who asked me about tech skills. She didn’t consider herself very computer literate or technically savvy, and wanted advice on what tech skills to focus on. It’s a great question, and something I’ve been meaning to talk about for a while. Today is that day! There are […]

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Do I Really Need a Business if Clients Already Pay Me? – CLS009

By Corbin Links

Today, Jacob asks “do I really need a business if clients already pay me?”

Based on the question, we have both demand **and** business validation—great! Seems all is going well.

Should he take all the steps to form a business when things seem to be going so well already? After all, clients are paying him without any formal business structure at all. Why change?

This is a great question in a couple different ways. And it dovetails nicely off last week’s Q&A episode 007, where Tracy had the “prequel” question. Jacob, I have have some thoughts on this.

What You Will Learn

In today’s Questions and **Actions** episode, you will learn:

1. The signs it is time to go pro with your business.
2. Other options if you’re not yet ready for full indy pro. (Freelancing, or avoiding “babysitter syndrome”)
3. Can a business entity, insurance, and paperwork actually help you get more clients?
4. Can you really effectively deliver coaching and consulting from a noisy beach somewhere?
5. Next steps and your weekend homework.

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