Dear Client; Be Realistic.

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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Steve Woodruff is the Connection Agent, and he has lined up top-quality recommended providers for a whole range of corporate training, marketing, and communications needs.

Some of our partners do a fabulous job of eLearning design and development – everything from straightforward modules to sophisticated simulations; from 3-D immersive virtual worlds to quick and simple reinforcement communications.

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Steve Woodruff is the Connection Agent, a client-vendor matchmaker often called the walking eHarmony of the industry. We are restoring trust and efficiency to the marketplace through the growth of a top-notch network of recommended clients and providers.

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Steve Recommends: Negotiation Training

Steve Woodruff is the Connection Agent, and he has lined up top-quality recommended providers for a whole range of corporate training, marketing, and communications needs.

One of our Connection Agency partners does an exceptional job with training sales professionals/account managers in Negotiation Skills. Live workshops, custom and off-the-shelf programs, follow-up e-reinforcement – this group has always come through for my clients (they also have a great “Selling Higher” program for moving up the executive chain).

This well-established partner serves not only healthcare, but other industries as well! And since they are being recommended by the Connection Agent, here’s what you can expect: customer focus, quality deliverables, and proven integrity.

Download this introductory info sheet, ConnectionAgent_Negotiation, and let us know how we can be of assistance!

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Steve Woodruff is the Connection Agent, a client-vendor matchmaker often called the walking eHarmony of the industry. The Connection Agency is restoring trust and efficiency to the marketplace through the growth of a top-notch network of recommended clients and providers.

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