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Gaining Professional Authority with Clients

Makers of Sport Podcast #36

May 11, 2015
Gaining Professional Authority with Clients

The best client relationships begin with trust and mutual respect. Clients that are controlling – using you as their pixel-pushing pets – have not been acclimated to working with professional creators, those that have valuable knowledge, expertise and are business-driven. Do you want to be a technician or a respected professional?

In this episode of Halftime, Adam discusses professional authority – having clients respect your opinion and look to you for guidance when performing your craft. Adam reveals a few of his own strategies when it comes to setting the tone of a professional relationship early in order to exert authority when as it regards to clients valuing your opinion, skillset and knowledge of your field.

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Our next guest is Matt Lange. Matt is the Director of Creative for the historic University of Alabama Crimson Tide football program.

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