Re: Get paid

Subject: Re: Get paid
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 11:05:08 -0800

Andrew Plato wrote:

Likewise, some places are just pure scum and will engage diligent, hard-working
consultants for the sole purpose of sucking a good proposal out of them that
they can turn around and hand over to an "approved vendor."
My own pet peeve is companies where the proposal to conslult is part of an ongoing power struggle within the company. Several times in the past few months, I've opened talks with companies and been at the point of drawing up the contract only to find that the person I've been talking to either lacks the authority to approve the contract, or that there's been an internal coup, and the contract has been vetoed.

Bruce Byfield bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com 604.421.7177

"Who went mad, who drowned in drink,
Who's in a cage and who's extinct?
Who ended up in a uniform?
The Lion and the Unicorn."
-The Men They Couldn't Hang, "The Lion and the Unicorn"


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