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From founder to freelancer: How Louis Nicholls has flipped the script for success

In this episode, you’ll hear the story of Louis Nicholls, founder of ‘Sales for Founders’, where he teaches sales skills for a mostly tech founder audience.

What makes Louie’s story so different is that it’s a 180-degree flip from our typical script. Louis went from co-founder of to setting up his own freelance consulting business. 

In just less than 2 years, Louis has a solid financial foundation from his online course and consulting with software companies on growth, with additional courses for his core audience in the works. 

Louis’ story is also different in that he’s from Switzerland, and has gained a slightly different perspective on how tech companies in Switzerland and Europe succeed compared to those in the US.

You’re going to learn how Louis has built multiple streams of income, how he manages his different clients, what the future plans for his consulting business look like. 

If you’re interested in becoming a freelance consultant as well, download these free consulting report templates to get started on the right foot.

New Segment! 

And…there’s a new segment late in the show: “Three & One”.  Louie will share his one answer in three important areas of life, that you’ll want to tackle whether you’re a freelancer or a founder. 

We hope you enjoy this episode of Freelance to Founder.

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You get to hear the details of what they did, how they did it, and what decisions were the hardest to make along the way.

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