Self-employment is a legitimate and potentially rewarding career option for chemists. Come hear the adventures of a chemical consultant who has stayed successfully self-employed for over 10 years. Learn what skills, character traits, and personal attributes are needed to be a successful consultant. Discover the joys, and aggravations, of self-employment. Come hear the Three Keys to Success for any consulting business, and discover who will be the biggest threat to your success. Important points will be illustrated with amusing and revealing anecdotes drawn from the speakerís real world experience as a chemical consultant. You will leave this talk armed with enough information to decide whether chemical self employment is right for you.