It can be a source of extra money on the side, but dealing with others' demands and fitting the work into a busy schedule can be tricky, writes Jessica Quillin.
Entrepreneurship and the Academic
Working with nonprofit groups has a special set of rewards and challenges. Jessica Quillin offers advice on collaborating with mission-driven (but often resource-impaired) organizations.
If you're thinking about doing work in a non-academic setting, style matters -- but there's no need to be intimidated, Jessica Quillin writes.
Finding extra hours in the day to consult or start a business may seem impossible, but Jessica Quillin offers tips for doing so -- including starting slowly and saying No.
Promoting your skills in the business world is a matter of self-marketing, not self-denial, writes Jessica Quillin.
Higher education has prepared you for the business or consulting world in a variety of ways you might not realize, writes Jessica Quillin.
Many higher education professionals may be intrigued yet intimidated by the idea of starting their own business or doing consulting on the side. Yet, the world of business offers a spectrum of opportunities for anyone with an idea and a plan of attack.