Life used to be simple. You grew up. You may have decided to go to college for a few years or you may have gone straight into the workforce right after high school. But either way, life was simple. Most people didn’t end up rich but they had decent jobs that allowed them to pay the bills and have a good life.
That really isn’t the case anymore. The combination of a bad economy and technology that is slowly taking over many jobs has led to a lot of unemployment. And the few people out there that do have jobs find themselves not making nearly enough money to survive on.
So what can be done about it? According to consulting.com, one of the easiest and most profitable businesses you can start is a consulting business. This is especially true right now due to the fact businesses are employing fewer people than ever before but they are becoming more dependent on freelancers, contractors, and consultants to fill in the gaps.
In fact, I had trouble finding tradition employment for years. That is why I started looking for ways to make money online and ultimately became a freelance writer. It wasn’t because I wanted to but because I really didn’t have any other options. Many people are finding themselves in similar situations and if you’re one of those people starting a consulting business could be the solution you’re looking for.
I can’t tell you how many sites, books, and programs I’ve seen that promise to tell you how to do something and the person behind it claims to have been wildly successful BUT they never actually explain how they figured it out. Sadly, it’s often the case that these people didn’t figure out how to make a ton of money with a blog/online store/etc. but they figured out how to make money by telling you that you can do it.
But the guy behind consulting.com explains on his site all the failures he’s had and what he learned from them. This is a person that really knows exactly what it takes to create a successful consulting business. He’s worked his way from the bottom up and became a “Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur”.
Can You Become A Consultant Without Specialized Training?
That’s probably the first question on everyone’s mind when they think about consulting. I know that was the case for me. But basically, all consultants do is help people solve specific problems. This is explained in better detail on consulting.com but it’s actually not that hard to figure out how to solve a problem for a group of people and then actually do it. And even if you have no specialized skills or training you are still an expert in something. Some successful students of the program have made tons of money teaching people to overcome porn addiction and binge eating. So it’s very likely that you already know how to do something that someone else needs to do as well.
If you’ve been struggling to create the lifestyle you want I highly suggest visiting the site and reading the 5,000-word guide (which is available for free) on consulting or checking out the reviews from tons of successful people that went through the program.