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Partners, Associates and the Chain of Being

This is the season when folks think about their friends and family, We also have our work relationships, and we've had occasion to assess and adjust ours recently. Here's an approach to assessing the value of your work relationships, and ideas on how to deal with them...

On collision course with immovable object

On collision course with immovable object

When working on a project with a fixed delivery date, its critical to keep your eye on the timeline. And experience shows that most changes to the timeline push dates into the future. Folks tend to be optimistic when planning, and when individual tasks are faced, they...

In praise of challenging clients

It is well-accepted that "challenging client" is positive speak for "a real pain," but in the case of one client we're currently working with, the sense of "challenge" is un-reservedly positive. The project is a website upgrade, including a redesign and review of...

Agency clients need website maintenance

Once a website is launched, it begins its useful life. Even a simple brochure site is dynamic - it requires ongoing attention to deliver its intended value. In my last post, I described maintaining hosting environments for creative agencies. Individual websites...

Creative agencies – a case for CRM

While a small business can be run effectively with informal record keeping, a manual approach does not scale well: success leads to a need for automation. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software automates the relationship between a business and its customers,...

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