I have compiled the things that have worked for me as a corporate executive and an entrepreneur. While this post is written from a supplier, partner, or vendor perspective, it works in both directions:
I am not saying that everything will always be perfect if you do these things; things can still change. However, if you don’t do these things, you leave everything up to chance, and chance is a dangerous place to be in business. The items above take time, effort, and energy, but doing them well will put you in the best possible position with the client.
Establishing relationships is a human experience, one that will help you grow your network, business, and friendships. We all prefer to work with the people we know, like, and trust. Why not make that a priority that will carry forward in your career and continue to open doors for the rest of your life.
Sean established cloudEQ in 2007 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Sean’s successful career as an entrepreneur and executive at various Fortune 100 companies was a huge driver in starting his own business.