The right mindset and a strong focus on the work at hand will make for a smoother transition from the corporate world to the consulting world. There are also a few key factors that can make this transition better for both the consultant and client.
Defining Roles and Responsibilities
With each client, there will be different practices and parameters of the job. When you clarify what you’ll be delivering and what the client’s expectations are, then it will be easier to communicate and work together. Learn more from this Forbes article
Knowing How to Think Before You Do
As a consultant, thinking before doing can help you create better solutions and understanding of the client’s issues. Next time, before you jump in, try a little extra thinking before accomplishing the task at hand.