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How to Become an Independent Contractor

How to Become an Independent Contractor

Frustrated with the longer time it can take them to find new jobs, many older workers are thinking about setting themselves up as independent consultants . However, they don’t all realize that involves more than technical smarts: A lack of business and marketing acumen will doom even the most […] Click to view full article

PATCA Featured Consultant: Charles Nolan

Why Startups Don't Need to Fail

Charles Nolan is consultant at Modular Energy Solutions. He is an advisor to CEOs & investors in market fit, product technology, and pivoting. He provides a complimentary exam of your executive summary. He is founder of the Do-It-Yourself Accelerator, which is a graduate level curriculum with textbooks and mentoring that was created in response to […]

Trade Secrets a Marketing Tool

Brand

Thought this may appear to be legal advice, I am simply expressing my opinion, as protected freedom of speech. If you feel you need clarification, I strongly advise you to share the entire text with an experienced attorney. Helping people is an immeasurable source of joy and purpose. Unfortunately, some selfish people can ruin things. […]

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 […]

Sean Murphy on Lead Generation

Leads

This interactive briefing will cover a variety of proven marketing techniques for growing your business. Sean Murphy and Theresa Shafer will talk about building awareness and getting exposure to attract and sell your expertise, services, and products. Of particular value to consultants they will explore the tradeoffs between techniques that require more personal effort that […]

PATCA Featured Consultant: Carl Angotti

Carl Angotti

Carl Angotti is President of Angotti Product Development  and a long-time PATCA member. Angotti Product Development has a wealth of electronic design experience and knowledge. Recent projects have involved the use of Bluetooth LE, BLE designs and special purpose medical and non-medical wearable products. He has also designed and worked on instrumentation systems and several […]

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 […]

Current State of Global Supply Chains 2021

Supply Chain

Briefing on the Current State of Global Supply Chains for Electronic Products By Michael Keer, founder & Managing Partner at Product Realization Group The supply chain disruptions initially fueled by the pandemic have only gotten more severe over the last several months. From disasters spurred by climate change such as the floods in Germany, to […]