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EP226 Secrets of Building a Successful Consulting Business in STEM with Sarah Nolet

Eleanor Beaton
Eleanor Beaton
EP226 Secrets of Building a Successful Consulting Business in STEM with Sarah Nolet
Sarah Nolet is a start-up adviser, speaker, and writer. She is a food systems innovation expert who’s known globally because of the cause she pursues, the experts and companies she works with, and her role as the founder of AgThentic. She has a Master’s degree in System Design and Management from MIT and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Human Factors Engineering from Tufts University.

Sarah joins me today to share the two significant concerns she tries to resolve through her consulting company and how to successfully launch a consulting business in STEM. She also explains how you can quickly develop a solid brand and how to set up your systems and organization in a way that scalability and expansion are possible.


“Follow your gut even if it’s something that defies conventional wisdom. It’s worth taking that chance” – Sarah Nolet


Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • What a consulting project looks like for her firm
  • Where entrepreneurs can get started to start their agri-tech involvement
  • How she realized the contributions she wanted to make in the industry
  • The connection between early participation in competitive sports and future career success
  • The most significant turning point in her career
  • Why scalability is one of the biggest challenges she faced
  • How she works with experts and leaders remotely
  • Tools for effective communication
  • Strategies for doing business with larger organizations
  • Overcoming challenges of being a woman in the agri-tech industry


Sarah’s Advice for Fierce Feminine Leaders:

  • Take things one step at a time.
  • Don’t be afraid to reach out to people to build your network.


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