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Smarter Consulting: How to start up and succeed as an independent consultant by Mike Johnson

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Chapter 10. The travelling independent consultant

 

‘He who would travel happily must travel light.’

 
 --Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
 

‘Travelling may be one of two things – an experience we shall always remember, or an experience, which alas, we shall never forget.’

 
 --Rabbi Julius Gordon

Consultants were born to travel. Unless you are very lucky (although I personally like travelling), as an independent, you will be on the move for a large part of your professional time. That is how business gets secured, carried out and delivered. You may travel around your region, around the country, across Europe or all over the globe. Whatever happens, it is useful to set some standards: always knowing that the client’s own travel policies may occasionally prevail ...

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