EP. 018 How Playing The Corporate Game (as an IC) Can Backfire

podcast Jul 15, 2021
 
 

When you were an employee, you mastered the techniques and strategies to get your ideas approved, to convince stakeholders to follow your recommendations, to deliver value for your clients, and to keep the organization moving forward.

 As an independent consultant, it’s important to recognize that the strategies and tactics you leveraged when you were an employee won’t work the same way and can even backfire on you.

Today I want to offer you a way to step out of the employee mindset so that you can let go of the spoken and unspoken rules of the game - corporate politics, hierarchy and rules that you lived by in the past. 

It's time to take control of your IC business. You can start by becoming aware of how playing the corporate game is creating obstacles for your business and how to avoid them.

In this episode,

[06:21] Trap #1

[08:30] Trap #2

[09:39] Trap #3

[10:38] Impacts of these traps

[13:51] How to shift into thinking like a business owner

[16:34] The three thoughts that you should practice


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