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Consulting Success Podcast

The #1 podcast for entrepreneurial consultants who want to build a profitable, scalable and strategic consulting business.With endless competition, ever-growing market demands, and a fast-paced digital world, gaining success in the consulting industry can feel challenging. If you're ready to realize your full potential and want to learn the best practices, principles and strategies to run a successful consulting business be sure to tune into the Consulting Success Podcast.Trusted by tens of thousands of consultants, the weekly conversations shine the spotlight on valuable business tips. Episodes support you in understanding how to navigate the market. This podcast is your guide to overcoming the most difficult obstacles in the consulting industry and enjoying big wins.Learn strategies for maintaining an effective team and attracting clients. Discover how to craft a clear and engaging message, and implement a marketing engine for consultants that actually works. Every conversation explores how to improve your business model to open doors to golden opportunities.This podcast features experts from various industries who share the desire to achieve success in the consulting business. They expose their well-kept secrets to get to the top. Hear the building blocks that started their careers and the most important principles they uphold to get through challenging entrepreneurial moments.Hosting the podcast is Michael Zipursky, CEO and co-founder of Consulting Success. Building businesses for more than 20 years, he has advised start-up brands, service providers, and billlion dollar corporations like Panasonic, Financial Times, Sumitomo and more. Michael is also an in-demand keynote speaker and author of five books about consulting. He's dedicated to helping entrepreneurial consultants increase impact and earn a higher income. And on top of it all, Michael has an inspiring focus on family and community.With this extensive advisory experience, Michael understands the consequences of hyper career focus. It often means sacrificing time with loved ones, which can lead to loneliness and rejection. At some point, you may feel like an outsider in your own home. Those who prioritize the grind can neglect their health and fall prey to severe diseases.Michael believes a consulting business can only find success when it supports your dream lifestyle, not the other way around. Every podcast discussion focuses on what it really takes to get hold of genuine freedom in your career. The aim is to help you live the life you truly want while constantly growing your business.Feel excited about going to work instead of letting depressing thoughts pull you down. Enjoy the meals you want to eat, buy everything you want to own, and above all, savor time with your family and friends. Have a successful consulting business balanced with stability, well-being, and comfort.Don't sacrifice what you have for the sake of huge earnings. Achieve the revenue and profit you want and make sure it does not compromise everything you love and care about. Michael shows you how to elevate your consulting business and reach those goals with a fulfilled heart.Start listening to the podcast today at https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcastFREE Resources for Consultants: www.ConsultingSuccess.comGet the Consulting Blueprint Guide (no cost)Consulting Success on YoutubeConsulting Success on InstragramFollow our CEO, Michael Zipursky on LinkedIn

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Timeless Marketing Principles For Consultants (Get More Long-Term Clients) with Larry Robertson: Podcast #213

Everyone will benefit from having long-term clients who will always return to you and even refer others to work with you. But garnering such individuals is not so easy to accomplish. For Larry Robertson, getting ideal customers boils down to the value you are delivering, not just the profits you are earning. Joining Michael Zipursky, the Founder of Lighthouse Consulting explains why patience is key in building lasting client relationships. Larry talks about his marketing principles that prioritize the customer's needs more than your own business goals. He also shares his secrets in starting meaningful conversations, leveraging your network, using social media to establish a good reputation, and taking advantage of every customer referral.Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

46mins

22 Nov 2021

Rank #1

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How to Design a Consulting Business You and Your Clients Love with Jonathan Fields: Podcast #212

While business success and happiness seem exclusive, it is possible to design a successful consulting business that you and your clients will be happy about. Best-selling author and founder of the Good Life Project Jonathan Fields sits down with host Michael Zipursky as they talk about the fundamental nature of work, transforming yourself, self-awareness, and self-discovery. Jonathan shares stories of his entrepreneurial ventures and insights on transforming your business using mindset and self-confidence. Listen as he also talks about confronting fear and anxiety. Tune in for valuable insights into the consulting business only here.Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

44mins

15 Nov 2021

Rank #2

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How to Build Marketing & Sales Skills as a Technical Consultant with Heather Couture: Podcast #211

If you are learning something beneficial for you, stick with it. If you have zero experience in sales and marketing while running a business, take time to learn it. Heather Couture is the owner and machine learning consultant of Pixel Scientia Labs, and she learned how to sell. Learn why and how she got into AI machine learning. Discover how she built her own newsletter with the help of LinkedIn. Join your host Michael Zipursky as he talks to Heather Couture on how she built her business and stuck with it. Also, learn about some of her offers today!Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

27mins

8 Nov 2021

Rank #3

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Relationship-Building Mastery for Consultants with Martin Stadelmeyer: Podcast #210

Relationship-building is a fundamental aspect of running a business. So how does one go about it? In this episode, joining Michael Zipursky is Martin Stadelmeyer of AMBE Engineering, LLC. Having previous experience with companies like Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz, Martin has the experience and the connection most people in the industry aspire to have. Today, he shares how he has managed to establish and maintain healthy business relationships throughout his career. Plus, he highlights the potential benefits of staying in touch with your network. Stay tuned!Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

35mins

1 Nov 2021

Rank #4

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Corporate to Consultant: How Managers & Executives Transition to Consulting with Tom Tonkin: Podcast #209

Stories of executives who transition to consulting are not that uncommon. But how does one successfully venture out of corporate? Joining Michael Zipursky is Tom Tonkin. Tom is the co-founder of The Sales Conservatory and CEO of The Conservatory Group, a management consulting firm where you help businesses with their management, leadership, and sales. Today he shares how he went from a stable corporate job at Oracle to starting his consulting firm. In addition, he shares lessons he learned from his transition journey and advises fellow executives looking to do the same. Plus, Tom shares future plans for his business and what’s next for him. Stay tuned!Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

45mins

25 Oct 2021

Rank #5

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Why Systems Equal Freedom for Consultants (& How to Start Systemizing Your Business) with David Jenyns: Podcast #208

Many business owners and entrepreneurs often can’t be bothered to put in a system. This is a mistake, David Jenyns believes, and in this episode, he discusses why you need to start systematizing your business. David is a systems devotee who went on to found systemHUB.com and started a movement called SYSTEMology. Today, he joins Michael Zipursky to discuss the benefits of systematizing and what you need to do to start the process. We get a look at David’s insights on systemization and the need for a critical workflow. Listen in and learn to free yourself from your business by systemizing it.Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

44mins

18 Oct 2021

Rank #6

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The Science of Building Trust with Clients for Consultants with Sandra Sucher: Podcast #207

Trust is the foundation of any relationship. This is exceptionally true when it comes to business. You need to establish trust within your team, clients, and customers to grow. So how do you build that trust? Sandra Sucher is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and an internationally known researcher on trust. She recently co-authored The Power of Trust: How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It. In this episode, she joins host Michael Zipursky to share essential insights from her book on how businesses can build, lose, and recover trust. Join in on their discussion and get valuable business advice on leadership, relationships, and more! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

43mins

11 Oct 2021

Rank #7

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Building Systems to Scale Your Consulting Business with Joshua Schultz: Podcast #206

When starting a consulting business, you should always look to build systems. Where most small businesses think that systems only exist in big companies, Joshua Schultz believes otherwise. In fact, he encourages small businesses to have a system mindset. Joshua is the Director of Data Services at Pacific Air Industries. He is also a contracted Supply Chain SME and consultant to SourceDay. In this episode, he joins Michael Zipursky to discuss how to scale your consulting business by using systems. Discover Joshua’s journey and how he started working with his dad. Learn how to focus on one thing at a time so that you can grow. Find your system mindset today!Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

39mins

4 Oct 2021

Rank #8

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How to Set & Achieve Strategic Goals as a Consultant with Dave McKeown: Podcast #205

What are strategic goals? How do they impact your business? What do you need to do to hit these goals? Our guest in this episode knows the answer to these questions and will gladly share it with everyone. Michael Zipursky sits down to interview the CEO of Outfield Leadership and author of The Self-Evolved Leader, Dave McKeown, about learning to set and achieve strategic goals as a consultant. Plus, Dave shares his insights on goal setting and leadership in large organizations. Tune in for more consulting secrets from the best in the industry.Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

35mins

27 Sep 2021

Rank #9

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The Mindset You Need to Succeed in Consulting with Dan Burgos: Podcast #204

Starting your own consulting business isn’t easy. You need a couple of key mindsets if you want to succeed. Danilo “Dan” Burgos is the President and CEO of Alphanova Consulting. He started his business by being a good and effective leader—a leader that empowers and supports his people. He also never took no for an answer and stepped out of his comfort zone several times. These are some of the mindsets you need to have if you want to start a business. Join Dan as he sits down with your host Michael Zipursky to talk about his leadership journey. Learn how to coach, consult, and manage your own business today.Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.consultingsuccess.com/podcast

42mins

20 Sep 2021

Rank #10