4 Reasons Your Business Might Need a Consultant

Managing a business comes with great responsibility, and CEOs can often feel like the responsibility of a whole company is resting firmly on their shoulders. There are times when a consultant can help carry some of that weight, whether that’s launching and marketing a new product or progressing your business through a specific stage of development.

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But consultants can help businesses in many ways and do so much more than just lending a strong and steady hand. Here are four reasons your company might need one.

1. You need specific skills

Often as a CEO, you’ll need someone for your business with a set of specific skills.…

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Don’t Waste your Money Hiring Consultants: There are Better Alternatives

Hiring a consultant is expensive, and not all small business owners have the privilege to hire one due to budgetary constraint. Before you decide on hiring one, you need to ask yourself this question: Do you really need to hire a consultant?

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Please be clear early on: I personally think that small business owners need to find as much help as possible in order to improve their businesses. However, help often doesn’t come cheap.

Consulting fees usually come in the hundreds of dollar an hour. A typical 6-week engagement with McKinsey will easily cost over $500K. This is not ideal for many – even most – small businesses.…

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