Panel Discussion - Everything you wanted to know about consulting but were afraid to ask.
A panel discussion consisting of 5 consultants who will share their experiences and tips on how best to consult. Topics covered will include:
- Specialization vs generalization
- On site vs off site
- Your tools vs client's tools
- Record keeping
- Corp, Sole proprietorship, or partnership
- 1099, Corp to Corp, or, W2
- Consulting, contracting, and employees
- Pitfalls and traps to avoid
The session will be an open discussion and questions are encouraged.
Larry Nelson, Nelson Resarch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Stiefel, Reliable Software, Inc, email@example.com
Jim Ussailis, National Wireless, Inc,, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronald Goodstein, First Shot Logic Simulation and Design, email@example.com
Craig E Goldman, CoAutomation Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org
The meeting is open to the public. No charge for Consultants Network members or Olin College students/faculty; $5 entrance fee for all others. Casual dress.
The Consultants Network meeting starts at 6:30 PM. The meeting location is at Olin College, 1000 Olin Way, Needham, MA, in Academic Center 113.
From the East or West
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 15 (Interstate 95/Route 128; if driving from the East; Exit 14 if driving from the West). After the tolls, follow the signs for Route 95/128 South. Exit Route 95/128 South at exit 19B (Highland Avenue, Needham). Follow Highland Avenue for 1.5 miles to a three-way intersection with Chapel and May Streets; bear slight right onto Chapel Street (to the right of the gas station). Take a right at the first light onto Great Plain Avenue/Rte 135. Then follow "From Great Plain Avenue" directions below.
Take Route 95/128 to exit 19B (Highland Avenue, Needham). Follow Highland Avenue for 1.5 miles to a three-way intersection with Chapel and May Streets; bear slight right onto Chapel Street (to the right of the gas station). Take a right at the first light onto Great Plain Avenue/Rte 135. Then follow "From Great Plain Avenue" directions below.
From Great Plain Avenue
Proceed on Great Plain Avenue for 1.5 miles and the Olin College campus will be on the right. Enter the campus at "Olin Way" and follow the road around to the left to parking lot A, which provides access to all campus buildings. The meeting is in the auditorium at "Milas Hall", which is the first building to the right, as you walk up from the main lot. Handicap parking is available.
Olin Way to enter the campus.
Check the Consultants Network website for details and last minute information of our upcoming lectures series for 2012-2013
For more information, e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; or contact the chairman Steven Greffenius at 781-223-1396. The Consultants Network website is at www.boston-consult.org.