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The Good Consultant Fires Themself

How to work with a corporate team and then make yourself obsolete

This summer I fired myself from one of my best clients. I had trained two of their people in Google Analytics and Adwords. I had completed the e-commerce transition to a new store. I was done. Of course, the team was ready for me to graduate them as well. Sure they could take on the tasks and…




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John McElhenney

John McElhenney

John McElhenney is an author, life coach, and musician who lives in Austin, Texas. He’s best known for his single dad blog, The Whole Parent. (

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