Welcome to the Umbrex Resources page where you’ll find links to valuable tools, templates, training videos and podcasts to support your independent consulting business.
If You’re Just Getting Started
For those who are planning to transition to an independent business consulting model, we recommend you view our video course and podcasts. We’ve also provided resources you’ll need as you startup. Umbrex independent consultant resources are free to view and download.
- How to Start Your Consulting Business includes 90+ 1-5 minute videos covering all aspects of launching (or preparing to launch) your consulting firm.
- Umbrex Unleashed Episodes are online podcasts with transcripts on over 200 business consulting topics, most being interviews with industry experts.
- Free Downloadable Checklists
- How To Guides (Coming soon)
- Best Software and Services for Independent Consultants (Coming soon)
- TESTING Editable Spreadsheet: To-do list
- TESTING Editable DOC: Sample Editable Checklist
- Free Editable Templates (Coming Soon)
- Other Resources (Coming Soon)
If You’re Ready to Grow Your Business
Once your business is set up, you’ll want to take advantage of best practices, insights from other consultants, blog posts, recommended books, and sample tools and templates. You’ll find those resources in this section.
- LinkedIn Best Practices for Independent Professionals
- Check out Blog posts with thought leadership provided by Umbrex independent consultants
- Several of our Umbrex members have written books
- Martin Jay provides a great example of a full Project List
- Independent Consultants share insights on M&A Virtual Data Rooms
- A list of top bloggers (Coming Soon)
- A list of top PR reps (Coming Soon)
- Best Books for Independent Consultants to Read or Recommend (Coming Soon)
- Tools for Organizing Events (Coming Soon)
- Other Topics (Coming Soon)
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