Dear Client; Be Realistic.
November 15, 2012
Many of us who are consultants, small business owners, vendors, or agencies know how frustrating it can be to work with clients who don’t seem to understand the “other side” of the fence.
I worked on the vendor side for 10 years, so I know this pain. And now, for the last 6+ years, much of my work involves client-vendor matchmaking, so I’ve seen how things can go off the rails on both sides.
One of the best things we can do, as suppliers of services, is to pro-actively set the table with reasonable expectations.
Here’s the first step:
Your turn: what are some of the client/vendor issues that loom large to you?
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