In this episode, Brett Trainor discusses the concept of going solo and leveraging corporate experience to start a solo business. He explains that going solo does not necessarily mean starting a completely new venture, but rather using existing skills and expertise to offer services to organizations. Brett explores different paths to leverage skills, such as fractional leadership, consulting, advising, and skills as a service. He highlights the potential for success and financial control in a solo business, as well as the challenges of time management and adjusting to a new work structure. Brett encourages listeners to test the solo business model with low risk and emphasizes future opportunities for collaboration.
- Going solo means leveraging corporate experience to offer services to organizations.
- Different paths to leverage skills include fractional leadership, consulting, advising, and skills as a service.
- A solo business offers the potential for financial success and control.
- Challenges of going solo include time management and adjusting to a new work structure.
- Testing the solo business model can be done with low risk.
- Future opportunities for collaboration and partnership exist in the solo business space.
00:00 Introduction: What Does Going Solo Mean?
02:21 Who Can Benefit from Going Solo?
04:39 Different Paths to Leverage Skills
08:25 Potential for Success and Financial Control
11:20 Challenges of Going Solo
14:38 Low Risk and Testing the Solo Business
18:16 Future Opportunities and Collaboration