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Strategies for Building a Successful Solopreneur Consulting Business Featuring Susan Kudla Finn

Susan Kudla Finn, PMP, is a dynamic leader, compelling communicator and highly skilled lobbyist with an impressive track record leading seven diverse nonprofit organizations, most recently as President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association’s National Capital Area Chapter. She currently teaches in the project management curriculums at Georgetown and George Washington University and serves as a strategic consultant to corporate leaders, senior government officials, and nonprofit organizations. She is globally certified in project management (PMP.)

We discuss:

  • The differences between accountability, responsibility and planning as an organizational leader and as a solopreneur
  • How self-motivation and a sense of purpose are critical skills for success as a solopreneur
  • Why personal and professional networks are essential supports as a solopreneur
  • How being seen using your skills as a consultant can lead to business opportunities
  • Steps you can take as a consultant that may lead to recurring revenue
  • How to strategize how much time you should allocate to marketing activities
  • The importance of honest feedback from others about your strengths

Susan is an editor of The Complete Guide to Nonprofit Management, and holds an MA in Legislative Affairs is from George Washington University, and a BA in American Government from Georgetown University, where she also completed postgraduate work in international business.

Learn more about Susan at LinkedIn and Twitter.

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About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

Host of the podcasts Smashing the Plateau and Going Solo, David guides solopreneurs selling knowledge and creativity to build profitability and sustainability in their businesses.

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