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Listening Time:

44 min

Episode 176: Enjoying Consulting More Than Being an Employee—with Elizabeth Silleck La Rue

You can enjoy being a consultant...if you don't act like an employee. There are so many gifts you can give yourself when you become a consultant and put being an employee behind you. But it will only feel different if you make good choices.

In this Craft of Consulting podcast episode, I interview Elizabeth Silleck La Rue who shares differences between being an employee vs a consultant and how you can make sure it looks the way you want.


Elizabeth Silleck La Rue

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Episode Details

Elizabeth Silleck La Rue found dramatic differences between working for someone else and consulting. In this episode, we talk about:

  • Choosing who you work with as a consultant

  • Shifting power dynamics

  • Diversifying your clients

  • Being solid about your values and boundaries

  • Enabling personal authenticity

  • Enjoying the variety of consulting work

  • Crossing sectors to create new lens for clients to look at things

  • Expanding your network

  • Calling out bad behaviors when consulting

For more information about Elizabeth Silleck La Rue:


All In: Why I’ll STILL Never Go Back to Being An Employee and How Life as a Consultant is Just Better:

Professionalism as a Racial Construct by Leah Goodridge:

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