Continuing the revisit to Creative Curmudgeon Commentary
There’s an old saying that differs in anatomical detail from time to time but the “G” version goes ” Opinions are like arm-pits; everyone has them and they all stink”. With that in mind I’d like to pass on a couple of lessons I have learned about finding and working with clients.
1. Make sure there is some common ground with a new client. Research the company before you approach them in the same way you would if you were looking for a job…because that’s what you are doing – looking for a (short term) job. Have something pertinent to their business in your portfolio. You may do the very best rendering (ever) of the USS Enterprise but that means nothing to a company that makes tractors.
2. If they are signing the check they are your boss. You’re not doing them a favor by working for them. Remember – there is…
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