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    DOWNLOAD: Five essential rules for successful consulting

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    by jodygilbert ·

    http://techrepublic.com.com/5138-27-5899343.html

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    • #3044947

      Very, very, good

      by toms45 ·

      In reply to DOWNLOAD: Five essential rules for successful consulting

      Having done independent consulting for years ( since 1986),I have to agree with the 5 points for success you listed. I would add one more point – Keep paper records of all communications, changes, meetings, etc. I once worked on a program for a clinical psychologist. Had a deposit, and a contract, but did not have a solid definition of the deliverables. He was one of those “I’ll know it when I see it.” clients. I finally had enough, returned his deposit, deleted all the files, and walked out. I then sued him for breach of contract and won a modest settlement because I kept a paper trail of every conversation, meeting, change, postponement, etc.

    • #3115742

      I think

      by jck ·

      In reply to DOWNLOAD: Five essential rules for successful consulting

      it is a solid basis.

      I am going to use it for myself.

      Thanks.

    • #3116612

      Consulting? No way!

      by gabby22 ·

      In reply to DOWNLOAD: Five essential rules for successful consulting

      As an experienced consultant, I strongly disagree with points 1-3. No successful consultant I know does this. The title is very misleading.

      I know it’s a growing trend to overblow titles, but this is not about consulting, but software development in various forms.

      A real time waster for me, this one. (So I wasted a little more to tell you. The ironies of life!)

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