Sprinkled throughout the world of indie consulting are people who have found “orphan problems”, adopted them, and cultivated the expertise necessary to solve those problems. The Self-Made Expert podcast is conversations with these people about their journey of cultivating expertise outside the world of academia and the licensed professions. With your host, Philip Morgan.
A brief, fascinating conversation with Graham Binks about whether he’s specialized or not, and if he is, how to think about his specialization approach.
CPP 130: Haitus – Haitus is the time for you to get some peace for yourself, thinking back and refresh.
In this episode Michael Ryan talked about how he started his way into manufacturing field, and how he got into where he is today. Michael Ryan shared some tips about cultivating specialized expertise in inventory optimization.
Does anything change for the better if you view your clients as an investment portfolio?
This episode discuss about the freedom of experiment, profound, lightning ideas
Robert explains, step by step, how to implement a market research process
Sometimes specialization isn’t simple
Hear about the ups and downs of bootstrapping a services business
I analyze a Howard Stern interview
Andrew is a partner at Krit
How I help my clients and workshop participants decide how to specialize
Mike sells DevOps services
Matt sells DevOps services
Corey sells DevOps services
A fascinating conversation about creating opportunity
Josh is the author of Fearless Salary Negotiation
Cheryl specialized in the past; how did that work out?
Gene is a different type of expert, with a fascinating story
Mike is the founder of FreshBooks
John has written three books, including “Build to Sell”
This episode talks how the importance of getting mastery on your skills
This episode answers some questions about expert-generalist market position asked by our listeners
An excerpt from a lesson in Specialization School
My answer to an interesting question about building a resource center
How to move from generalist to well-positioned specialist
An interesting example of combining previous experience in order to create a compelling focus in your business
Robin’s expertise is in computational fluid dynamics
Jonathan helps his clients with their pricing