Category Archives: BOK Resources

Resources for building a consulting practice

Video available for Sean Murphy on Lead Generation

Leads

Sean Murphy and Theresa Shafer share a variety of proven marketing techniques for growing your business. In the video below, they talk about building awareness and getting exposure to attract and sell your expertise, services, and products. They explored the techniques for those times when you have less billable work, and also the techniques for […]

Influence Skills for Technical People

Influence Skills

As technical professionals, it is not unusual for us to influence in the same way we solve technical issues. In this presentation, we will uncover the different levels from which we influence moving us from “telling” to “collaborating”. We will also uncover different styles of influence from direct vs. indirect. And how do we move […]

Google Workspace: Software Tools for Your Business

PATCA - Google Workspace Gabriella Laszlo

Recently Gabriella Laszlo explored common software tools you need as a consultant and how Google Workspace (Google’s cloud IT tools; formerly G Suite) can fit those needs. She shared best practices for Google Workspace with our group. Topics she covered: Software tools you need as a consultant Cost-effective and easy-to-use software tools from Google (communication […]

5 Top Things to Track in Google Analytics

Google Analytics

    Steven Graff takes us through a basic overview of getting the most out of Google Analytics and the top five things to track in Google Analytics beyond the vanity metrics of visitors, pageviews, and sessions. About the Speaker: Steven Graff – Director of Optimization Over the last three decades, Steven’s worn just about […]

Consulting Workshop Presentation

PATCA Consulting 101

By Joel Williams PATCA Senior Certified Professional Consultant Table of Contents includes: What a consultant does; Who are consultants; Is consulting for you?; Who hires consultants?; How much do consultants make?; How do consultants find assignments; Getting started; Business structures; Dealing with clients; PATCA added value; Contractor vs. Consultant; Access file here.

Panel: Practical Realities of Consulting

considering consulting

Looking for new opportunities? If you are considering consulting as a career learn about the practical realities of consulting. The recorded session below offers insights into what it takes to launch a consulting practice and persevere. This is intended for engineers and managers who are considering a change to consulting. The panel shares their personal […]