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Going Solo? Realities and Rewards of Consulting

  • 10 Jun 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual Zoom link with be found in event reminders


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  • Going Solo? Realities and Rewards of Consulting

Thinking about starting your own consulting business?

Need advice before taking the leap?

The new gig economy fueling you to consider going solo?

JOIN Elaine Biech and Halelly Azulay, two successful TD entrepreneurs and authors, for a provocative webinar about what it takes to go solo and thrive. Based on their 50+ years of combined experience, you will gain valuable tips, tools, and activities to help you decide if you're ready to strike out on your own.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain insights to help you decide if consulting is right for you
  • Recognize common mistakes to avoid
  • Identify faulty thinking about consulting
  • Distinguish some of the many rewards of consulting

About the speakers

Elaine Biech is a consultant, trainer, and author of The Washington Post #1 best seller, The Art and Science of Training. She has four decades of experience and published more than 85 books including two classics in the consulting industry: The Business of Consulting and The Consultant’s Quick Start Guide. Her company, ebb associates inc, started as a custom-designed training business and now helps global companies implement large scale change. Her ATD volunteer experience includes being a member of the national ATD Board of Directors and executive board, member of NAC, 2000 ICE design chair, initiator and chair of the National ASTD Consultant’s Day for seven years, and SW Wisconsin Chapter President. She is the recipient of multiple ASTD/ATD honors: National Torch Award, National Volunteer-Staff Partnership Award, and the Gordon M. Bliss Memorial Award.

Elaine is a dedicated lifelong learner who believes that excellence isn’t optional and has had the privilege of helping hundreds of trainers become consultants.

Halelly Azulay is a consultant, trainer, and leadership development strategist at TalentGrow. She brings 25+ years of experience in training and development including 14 years as a training consulting business owner. Halelly is the author of two books, Employee Development on a Shoestring and Strength to Strength. She has contributed to numerous training books such as ATD's Action Guide to Talent Development, The ASTD Handbook, and The Art and Science of Training.

Halelly works with organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Booz Allen Hamilton, the World Bank, the Food and Drug Administration, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Deluxe Corp., FINRA, and Evolent Health among many others. A former president of the award-winning Metro DC Chapter of ATD, Halelly has been selected to serve on four key national volunteer committees for ATD.

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