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How to Start a 1-Man Consulting Practice and What You Need to Consider Before Day 1

Freelance consulting opens up a world of possibilities. And a healthy income stream too.

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Many people ask me this question.

“Hey, Aldric. I want to be a consultant on the side. How and where do I start?”




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Aldric Chen

Aldric Chen

16x Top Writer (as of May 2022). I am a Consultant, and I run start-ups on top of my 9–6. I think, write to spread ideas that work.

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