#FBW2021 THE FUTURE OF FREELANCE: INTENTION. IMPACT. PURPOSE.

2020 Didn’t Stop Us … It Inspired Us to Grow, Virtually for Now.We now have amazing humans organizing #FBW2021 from Austin, Buffalo, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Miami and Tampa. And boy have they been busy creating an outstanding lineup of speakers for 2021.Tickets range from free for limited sessions to $99 for full access AND promoting your business […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside: Proposal Writing 101

Proposal writing is an important element of independent consulting.  This Fireside explores best practices for proposal writing.  Examples will be provided. Register HERE

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LifeSciHub Fireside: Business Development 101

Life sciences independent consultants are subject matter experts.  They are highly trained, educated, and experienced in their domains.  Very few would describe themselves as “salespeople”.  And yet, “sell” is what any entrepreneur must do. This LifeSciHub Fireside explores the basics of sales, selling and, as they say “Getting to Yes” Register HERE

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LifeSciHub Fireside: The IC CV- Write it for your Experiences, Not the Corporate Ladder

The curriculum vitae is a corporate tool, intended to summarize job descriptions of full time employees.  In many ways, the traditional approach to CV writing may not convey an independent consultant’s value clearly and provocatively.   For example, CVs are intended to show a progression up the corporate ladder, the strong assumption is an ambition for […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside: Multiple Streams of Income- A Member Shares His Experience as An Airbnb Landlord

Independent consultants are entrepreneurs.  Unlike when we were full time employees, when there was usually a single source of income- the paycheck- the successful solopreneur pursues multiple streams of income.  There has never been a better time, as the tech-enabled sharing economy opens up many revenue stream opportunities. In this Fireside a LifeSciHub Community member […]

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Bill Rate vs. Market Rate: Working With 3rd Parties

According to LifeSciHub research- the Life Sciences Independent Workforce Annual Survey- 48% of independent consultants list “finding work” as their biggest challenge.  Working directly with sponsors is the strong preference, however sometimes independent consultants are forced to work through third parties for contractual reasons. In this Fireside, LifeSciHub discusses the importance of knowing your “Market […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside: Pricing, Utility and Prudent Reserves- Managing Peaks and Valleys

According to our research, the  Annual LifeSciHub Life Sciences Independent Workforce Survey, managing the peaks and valleys was the third most cited challenge of independent consulting:  “The most heavily weighted challenges were finding work (48%), and business administration tasks (46%).  Managing workflow peaks and valleys was selected by 41% over all, but significantly higher for […]

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A full day of Financial Literacy for Women in Celebration of International Women’s Day!

Topics Include: Planning for the Unexpected Understanding ETFs Asset Mix & Your Portfolio Financial Psychology Making Ends Meet in a Pandemic How to Start Investing Empowering Women to Create & Sustain Wealth Importance of a Will and Pitfalls Without One The Laws of Investing KEYNOTE SPEAKER Sponsored by TD Wealth INGRID MACINTOSH Keynote Presentation: Your […]

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Is Independent Consulting the Right Path for Me?

About the Session:   Anyone who has thought about becoming a consultant, or anyone who has already decided to “make the leap” to independent consulting should attend this workshop. We’ll discuss the key factors to consider, as well as the important questions to ask yourself to see if independent consulting is right for you. Whether you […]

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6 Keys to Solopreneur Success

About the Session:   Many people think that independent consulting is as simple as updating their LinkedIn profile and calling former colleagues. But the reality is quite different. Join PICA’s Chief Advocate to learn what REALLY makes independent consultants successful. Over the last 15 years, Liz has helped hundreds of people launch, run and grow their […]

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