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Outsource It! by Nick Krym

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Investing in the Relationship

Unless both you and your vendor invest in maintaining the relationship, the flow of your engagement will look like the story of a bad marriage: courting, expensive wedding, honeymoon, initial struggles, mundane irritation, aggravated frustration, and bitter divorce. Not the experience you want to have.

So let’s say that you’ve found a great vendor and things are going well. What can you do to make sure that this relationship works out in the long run and you stay together, happy till death do you part (that is, until the project comes to a successful conclusion)?

Your first step starts with stepping into your vendor’s shoes. You need to gain perspective and learn what your vendor needs to do to maintain a long-term ...

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