Independent Consulting - Get off the Employment Merry Go Round and Work for Yourself

It's often said that it takes a special kind of person to work for themselves. Truth is, it takes a special kind of person to work for someone else: an ability to confirm to a rigid schedule, meet the expectations of others, and put our own desires on hold.

As an Independent Consultant, you work for yourself, set your own structure, your own hours, and your own work style. You prosper or perish because of what you do, not what someone else does. In this session on Independent Consulting, Jim Connell, the President of the Society of Independent Consultants, will review prerequisites, advantages, disadvantages, and resources for launching your career as a consultant.

Come ready to consider the Independent Path.


About the Speaker

Jim Connell has been a successful consultant for over 15 years. He helps organizations understand and manage their data. In addition to his expertise in database applications and development, he also holds graduate degrees in Education (MA), School Psychology (Ed.S.) and Finance (MBA)

Jim is the President of the Society of Profession Consultants (SPC), a non-profit New England-based resource organization for consultants who represent diverse disciplines and work in multiple industries. The Society was established in 1986 by consultants for consultants to create a dynamic peer network.

The SPC network supports the growing community of professionals committed to developing successful independent consulting practices that responded to business community needs.


Date and Time:  
March 26, 2015
6:00 - 8:30 PM



6:00-6:30pm: Registration, light dinner, networking
6:30-7:30pm: Workshop
Optional networking



Microsoft New England R&D Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Abigail Adams Room, Cambridge, MA

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We appreciate Microsoft New England Research and Development Center donating the use of their event space.


Members: $25; Non-Members: $40
A light dinner will be served.
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