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OCT
1
2015

Going Independent

In honour of Botswanan Independence Day, the Western Devs discuss going independent with special guest, Wendy Closson
Recorded on Friday, September 18, 2015
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Synopsis

  • Who's independent around here?
  • Working for a consulting company vs. going through a headhunter vs. doing it yourself
  • Reasons for going independent
  • Pros and cons of independence vs. working for a consultant
  • Managing the marketing and branding
  • How to tell when it's not working
  • The financial realities of independence
  • The challenges of running your own business
  • How to make the leap
  • Travelling for contracts
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