EP. 020 The (Surprising) Skill Required to Succeed As An Independent Consultant

podcast Jul 29, 2021
 
 
Have you ever heard someone say that emotion and business don’t mix? I heard this a lot in corporate. As a matter of fact, I was the queen of masking my emotions to maintain my poker face. 
 
The thing is that burying your feelings is not effective as an independent consultant. Not managing your emotions will backfire. This isn’t to say it’s useful to start crying or yelling in meetings. What I’m talking about in this episode is how mastering your emotions will enable you to make faster progress in your consulting business.
 
Your success as a business owner is directly tied to how well you manage your negative emotions. To help you succeed, I’m sharing with you exactly why managing negative emotions is so crucial, and how you can manage through and continue working in spite of the negative emotions.
 
If you want help figuring out this strategy and how it could have worked for you. I invite you to apply for a strategy call with me and we'll dive into your business and get clear on your goals and your challenges and determine how we can apply this method to you and your business so that you keep moving forward. To get on my calendar, please visit www.consultmelisa.com
 
In this episode,
[04:38] How our corporate background has taught us to treat emotions
[09:47] Why the corporate approach to emotions will backfire on us as ICs
[18:09] How to leverage your emotions as a strength to make faster progress in your IC business

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