When entering a new client relationship, there is a good amount of back and forth determining budget, timeline, deliverables, and process. I enjoy working to establish the parameters that the team will be working within. I can be a fairly flexible partner in this process. BUT. I’ve come to recognize the need for certain things. Things I will not budge on if I’m to expect a positive outcome when the project gets wrapped. These are crucial to continued success. To delivering the quality of work you say you will do by the time you say you will do it within the costs laid out in the beginning the way you said you were going to do it.