Have you had dreams of striking it out on your own being an independent consultant? Have you wondered what it takes to make your dream a reality?

In this session, you will get lessons learned from the presenter's transition from corporate America to independent consulting. You will get a checklist that helps you do an assessment to determine if independent consulting is for you. We will debunk some common myths about independent consulting. Finally, we will cover some resources, tips and tricks that could help you get a successful start in independent consulting.


  • Brian Moran

    1 Recording

    Brian Moran is Chief Servant Officer at Linchpin People and has been active in the SQL Server community for more than 20 years. Brian co-founded one of the first SQL Server user groups in the world, was one of the first SQL Server MVPs, was on the SQL Server Magazine launch team, and has served on the PASS Board of Directors in two separate terms. Brian's roles in the SQL Server community include technologist, author, community leader, and entrepreneur.

  • John Sterrett

    19 Recordings
    John's experience leading large technical teams in complex environments has made him a global expert in performance and scalability. John speaks at conferences around the world on database strategy and topics related to performance tuning, development, and cloud computing. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, is the principal consultant and founder at Procure SQL.

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Sep 16, 2014

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