The Contract and Fee-Setting Guide for Consultants and Professionals
Howard L. ShensonISBN: 0471506605; 9780471506607;
Expert advice on how to strike a fair deal and command a fair price The Contract and Fee-Setting Guide for Consultants & Professionals No matter how knowledgeable you are in your field No matter how great your track record No matter how expert your advice or impressive your credentials you jeopardize your client base if you do not instill every phase of your practice?from proposal-writing to final reporting?with a consummate professionalism. And for sharp clients, the first clear signs of such a savvy professionalism are the ability to develop a well-wrought and compelling proposal, set fees at a fair market price and offer credible, straightforward contracts that protect both you and your client. This book teaches you, in a few days, what it traditionally took people half a lifetime to learn through trial and error. In writing it, the author drew on his more than twenty years as a business consultant, lecturer, and author to offer you tips on...