Is Independent Consulting Right For You?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 213

Is Independent Consulting Right For You? - Quiz

This short 10 question quiz will help you decide if you would be successful in the independent consulting world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How would you describe your personality?
    • A. 

      Assertive, Honest, Objective

    • B. 

      Critical, Aggressive, Practical

    • C. 

      Conservative, Pragmatic, Safe

    • D. 

      Self-confident, Skilled, Competent

  • 2. 
    How much time do you want to dedicate to your work as an independent consultant?
    • A. 

      I don't know

    • B. 

      I'm just curious

    • C. 

      On the side

    • D. 

      Part-time

    • E. 

      Full-time

  • 3. 
    How many liquid assets do you have on reserve?
    • A. 

      Much less than I'd like

    • B. 

      A few months

    • C. 

      Enough

  • 4. 
    How familiar are you with the independent work world?
    • A. 

      I'm not, it just sounds good

    • B. 

      I have peers/colleagues/acquaintances that work for themselves

    • C. 

      I've worked independently in the past, but not regularly

    • D. 

      I've worked independently frequently in the past

  • 5. 
    What life stage best suits you?
    • A. 

      I'm less financially dependent than I used to be, I have some flexibility

    • B. 

      I'm completely financially independent

    • C. 

      I need to work to live

  • 6. 
    How do you think others view you in your trade?
    • A. 

      I'm one of the best at what I do

    • B. 

      I'm above average

    • C. 

      I'm in the middle of the pack

    • D. 

      I'm still learning

  • 7. 
    How prevelant are independent consultants in your field?
    • A. 

      There are many independent consultants

    • B. 

      I've never heard of any independents in my line of work

    • C. 

      There are some independents in my industry

  • 8. 
    How would you describe your online presence?
    • A. 

      I'm well connected on LinkedIn and other social networks and update these sites weekly

    • B. 

      I'm on LinkedIn, but only visit the site every few months

    • C. 

      I have my own website

    • D. 

      I have no online presence. Social media intimidates me.

  • 9. 
    How often do you attend networking events, or talk about work during social events?
    • A. 

      As often as possible

    • B. 

      At least once a month

    • C. 

      Rarely, I don't enjoy interacting with people I don't know

  • 10. 
    How often to you read industry news?
    • A. 

      Everyday

    • B. 

      A few times a week

    • C. 

      When I'm bored, so not often

    • D. 

      I contribute articles to new sites

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