How clients buy : a practical guide to business development for consulting and professional services (book)

Authors: Tom McMakin, Doug Fletcher A survival guide for every services professional, this book helps you up your game by schooling you in the secrets of finding, connecting with, and building lasting professional relationships with the clients you want and deserve. And you won’t have to become a pitchman, social media expert, road warrior, or … Read more

Inside knowledge : how women can thrive in professional service firms (book)

Author: Alison Temperley Provides practical guidance for women working in professional service firms who aspire to achieve their full potential in what have traditionally been male working environments. It explores what women can do to achieve careers in professional service firms commensurate with their knowledge, skills, experience and talent. The book draws on the knowledge … Read more

Entrepreneurial you : monetize your expertise create multiple income streams and thrive (book)

Author: Dorie Clark What does it take to create the career you want? It’s no secret that the world of work has changed, and we’re shifting toward an ever more entrepreneurial, self-reliant, work-from-wherever-you-are economy. That can be a liberating force, and many professionals dream of becoming independent, whether by starting their own businesses, becoming consultants … Read more

Need templated forms, business plan samples or industry reports? Check out ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database!

Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more

The Financial Advisor’s Success Manual : How to Structure and Grow Your Financial Services Practice (ebook)

Author: David Leo How do you become a million-dollar producer, boost client satisfaction, and dramatically expand your business? The Financial Advisor’s Success Manual provides the answers to these all-important questions—along with the proven techniques and expert insights you need to maximize the profitability of your practice. Financial service firms traditionally aren’t designed for serious growth. … Read more

The expert’s handbook : your direct path to making more while doing less in the digital economy (book)

Author: James Klobasa Whilst online systems and strategies can leverage time, reach and profit, allowing you to fulfill your vision, business online can also be a minefield of confusion and overwhelm. After multiple successes working with Experts, Thought Leaders and Visionaries, James Klobasa gives you the roadmap to access your true power, create your perfect … Read more

Setting Up and Running a Therapy Business : Frequently Asked Questions (ebook)

Author: James Rye This book answers the questions that therapists frequently ask about setting up and running a business. It allows readers to successfully make the journey from being trained in how to conduct professional therapy sessions to running a growing private practice. The material covers a range of issues including: registration with HMRC, money … Read more

Stuck for a leadership coach? How to find someone you trust to help grow your business

Red tape is a massive bugbear for entrepreneurs, but there’s one area in Australian business that is pretty much completely unregulated: business coaching. Anyone can claim to be a consultant, professional mentor or coach. The trick is knowing which ones will actually deliver benefits for your business. While few founders would claim you can grow your … Read more