Million Dollar Consulting: The Professional's Guide to Growing a Practice

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The acclaimed Million Dollar Consulting gives consultants the tools and advice they need to grow a firm that rakes in at least $1 million per year. Alan Weiss, "the consultant's consultant," shows step-by-step how to raise capital, reel in new clients, set fees, accelerate growth, and more. This updated and expanded edition will appeal to both Weiss's many current fans and a whole new generation of readers looking for the best advice available for anyone who wants to build a million-dollar consulting/speaking career.

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"If you're interested in becoming a rich consultant, this book is a must read."­­Robert F. Mager, Founder and President, Mager Associates, member, Training & Development Hall of Fame

Completely updated for today's consultants, this classic how-to handbook gives you the strategies and guidance needed to grow a firm that can bring in $1 million-a-year. Step by step, Million Dollar Consulting explains the ins and outs of:

  • Raising capital
  • Reeling in new clients
  • Setting fees
  • Accelerating growth
  • Relationship selling
  • Value pricing
  • Self-promotion
  • And much more!

Consultants will find critical new material on how to overcome objections and vital information on internet- and e-based marketing and sales. There's also a new chapter on how to work in smaller markets with family owned businesses, non-profits and other "non-traditional" clients. Packed with the most up-to date information available, Million Dollar Consulting will boost performance and profits for you and the companies you consult.

"Blast out of the per diem trap and into value billing."­­Jim Kennedy, Founder, Publisher, and Editor, Consultants News

"The advice on developing price structure alone is worth a hundred times the price of the book."­­William C. Byham, Ph.D., author of Zapp!

"'Must reading' for those who are beginning a practice or seeking to upgrade an existing practice."­­Victor H. Vroom, John G. Searle Professor, School of Management, Yale University

About the Author:

Alan Weiss is the founder and president of Summit Consulting Group, Inc., a firm specializing in management and organizational development. Summit clients include more than 80 organizations in four countries.

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