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.

CPP 012: Nick Disabato on Niches, Boredom, and Changing Your Focus After Becoming Known for Something

I spoke with interaction designer Nick Disabato about one of the most common fears around specialization: the fear of boredom. In this episode, Nick shares his journey towards specialization. This conversation brought out several fascinating points about choosing a specialization, changing a specialization, and using specialization as a tool to create a sustainable profitable business.