Re: Dealing with price resistance?

Subject: Re: Dealing with price resistance?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:34:18 -0400

For the future:

After mentioning the possible president's role in all of this, and perhaps
drawing from Michael Wyland, in retrospect I think I should have asked
Jeannie, "If I provide you with your estimate, do you have the ultimate
authority to contract my services (engage me). If not, to whom might I also
be appealing?"

Your thoughts? Do you have better phrasing?

Chris Morton
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On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 3:55 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> My mother would have called it "dirty pool."
>
> I'm now guessing that Jeannie, not having a clue how to proceed, conferred
> with higher ups who know nothing about me, my portfolio, business
> experience, recommendations, etc. And when she told him that I wanted until
> mid-November to complete this initial project, he likely told her,
> "Jeannie, just get this done...hire Woodrow. We can fix the thing later, if
> need be."
>
> You all know I've been watching the company for some time, so I've
> connected with several Blue Supply insiders on LinkedInâincluding some of
> their people in the Netherlands. I sent an invitation and a personal email
> to the US president as well, acknowledging that I had responded to the
> first ProFinder ad, communicate fairly frequently with his digital mktg.
> guy, etc. Without being overbearing, I may have included something to let
> him know I'm no poseur, that I have the chops to take on anything he'd like
> to charge me with.
>
> I know he opened the email. He never responded to anything.
>
> Chris Morton
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> On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 3:23 PM, Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com
> > wrote:
>
>> Yes, you're right, Chris. Looks like you handled it well. I'd move on.
>> Sounds like a losing proposition any way you look at it.
>>
>> Thanks for the in-depth look.
>>
>> Steve
>>
>> On Friday, October 13, 2017 12:04 PM, Chris Morton wrote:
>>
>> FWIW, here is the record of events:
>>
>> ...
>>
>>
>
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