IN THIS SUMMARY
While businesses are struggling with economic problems in today’s market, jobs are changing, and employment is unstable. Professionals are grappling with thoughts concerning whether they should strike out on their own and add “entrepreneur” to their résumés. However, before they take the plunge, Joel Gendelman, author of Consulting Basics, suggests that they should develop a plan. His book provides information to help readers decide whether they are prepared and have the skills and traits necessary for the consulting life. It also helps professionals plan their transition from the corporate world to the world of consulting. Gendelman shares his successes and pitfalls he experienced as he grew his career as a consultant.