Technology consulting isn’t a good fit for everyone. Is it for you?
In the previous chapters, I made the case for being a technology consultant. However, it is important to understand that not everyone is a good fit for technology consulting. There are many good reasons for this, and this chapter focuses on the five main reasons you may want to consider not being a technology consultant, namely
• Lack of risk tolerance
• Incompatible personality
• Incompatible lifestyle and/or responsibilities
• Single product focus—desire to work on one product over a long period of time
• Desire to do it “for the money”
These enumerated factors, although not exhaustive, are typical reasons why consultants either burn ...