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Information Consulting by Gábor Mikulás, Annie Olesen, Irene Wormell

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3

Challenges: realities to consider

Abstract:

Is it reasonable for you build up a business as an information professional? This chapter lists the subjects for consideration allowing you to face the challenges of the profession. Are you able to handle the often hectic load of working hours; would your family accept this? The special requirements of clients often mean a challenge. You also have to decide when and how to subcontract. Last but not least, assess your financial and educational background and personality.

Key words

handling uncertainties

workloads

personality

Uncertainty and anxiety

Many consultants quickly admit they have no idea where their next assignment is coming from. They don’t panic because, looking back, something always ...

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