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Weekly events
Prioritize real progress with multi-week sprints, single-session workshops, and connect with fellow members.
Vetted Community
This is what they mean when they say “find your people.” Pollen’s community of experts who know what it takes to go solo—all the triumphs and self-belief it requires—and they’re in it with you.
Tools & Resources
An easier, faster way to find the answers and insights you’ve been looking for, and to discover the ones you’ll need next.
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Weekly
Events
Prioritize real progress with multi-week sprints, single-session workshops, and connect with fellow members.
Sprints
Two-week sprints across all functional areas of your business offer the dialed-in efforts of a bootcamp with the guidance of an expert—without the extra expense. Take them live alongside a small peer group, or catch up on past sessions at your own pace.
2 expert-led sprints per month
Learn actionable tactics and frameworks
Experience live virtually or view on-demand recordings
Make six months of progress in two weeks
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Workshops
Build or refine a new skill in an afternoon—or any time that fits into your busy schedule—with Pollen’s live and on-demand workshops. Tackle topics ranging from lead generation to productizing your services to creating your own podcast.
Led by industry experts
Networking
Strategy shares
Co-working sessions
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Weekly events
For those moments when building your dream career gets lonely: Pollen member events provide opportunities to collaborate, connect, and learn from a vast network of independents—whether you need help solving a specific challenge, or you’re simply craving accountability and company while you do.
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Vetted
Community
This is what they mean when they say “find your people.” Pollen’s community of experts who know what it takes to go solo—all the triumphs and self-belief it requires—and they’re in it with you.
Community
When you’re building a business, relationships are everything. Pollen members have senior-level experience in their respective fields, uniquely valuable skill sets and hard-won insight, and are passionate about paying it forward.
Community vetted through a verification process
Build a network of peers
Get feedback and advice
No spam. No self-promotion.
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Network Directory
Find collaborators to widen your expertise, and new perspectives to enhance it. Here, you can build your own modular teams and find advice from the right people—even build your own board of advisors. Filter Pollen’s member directory by region or focus, and change the way you network for the better.
Experts in Residence
Pollen’s Experts-in-Residence possess deep knowledge in their functional areas—and they’re here to share it with you. They’ve been independent for more than a decade, and you’ll find them fielding questions in the community, giving project feedback, and crafting sprints and workshops that empower you to reach your next level.
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Tools and
Resources
An easier, faster way to find the answers and insights you’ve been looking for, and to discover the ones you’ll need next.
Playbooks
Pollen’s trove of playbooks are exactly what you need them to be: goal-oriented, practical, and to the point. We’ve stripped out the watered-down advice you’ll find elsewhere in favor of short manuals dedicated to your most pressing pain points and opportunities. Each one highlights the steps you need to take, when you should take them, and most importantly, why they’re worth taking.
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Clips
Our video library is stocked with actionable takeaways and easy-to-digest insights across a variety of high-level concepts, excerpted from recorded sprints and workshops.
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Mapping your Values & Priorities
Nir Eyal
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How to Raise your Prices
Austin Church
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Optimize your Cold Emails
Eric Nowoslawski
20+ more
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Assets
Whether you need a customizable template for better presentations, a workbook to guide your progress through new challenges, or thought-starters for your own client conversations, Pollen’s library of 200+ member-created assets allows you to find what you need—and trust that it works.
Pollen membership pricing
Unlock the full power of a Pollen membership to take your
independent consulting business to the next level.
$99/month
Billed quarterly
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Your Pollen membership includes unlimited access to
Sprints, events, and live workshops
Vetted community of peers and experts
Premium resources and tools