Who is Peter Kim’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes] Peter Kim is a senior partner at Dachis Corporation, and was previously an analyst at Forrester Research. His current startup, helping companies make social business design a reality, is funded by Austin Ventures. Follow him on Twitter @peterkim. Peter Kim’s mentor is… Jay Mulay, [Keep Reading…]

Mentors and Heroes

I grew up without any heroes. That’s a hard thing to admit. In the 5th grade when every kid had to stand up in front of the room and talk about his or her role model, I just made one up that would sound good. How is this possible? Even at that tender age, I [Keep Reading…]

Being a consultant is like being an actor

Last August, I quit my full-time job to become an independent consultant. Best professional decision I’ve ever made. But let me tell you the truth: it isn’t for everyone. Recently I was contemplating how to convey the complexities of consulting to people who are considering a career change (that’s a lot of Cs!). Suddenly it [Keep Reading…]

Improved “Freelance to Agency” podcast

We’ve not got a much clearer sounding podcast from our panel “From Freelance to Agency: Start Small, Stay Small,” which I participated in at SXSW. Now with significantly enhanced audio quality, courtesy of Zoomy.net’s Peter Richardson, here, for your consideration and pleasure, is the new! improved! audio recording of “From Freelance to Agency: Start Small, [Keep Reading…]