Creative Business

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The latest issues of Creative Business

Our November/December issue features articles on: 1) What most motivates clients when deciding where to assign business?, 2) how an increasing diverse media is affecting specialization, and 3) how to best confront the lack of experience "Catch-22." Advice on: utilization rates … dealing with delays … employee markups … cancelation fees … client loyalty … freelance identification … minimum fees … not-for-profit terminology … originality protection … and referring a client. Management Benchmark on: the link between time estimates and profitability. Supplementary download: Presentation and Follow-up Standards booklet. Order issue…

Our special December issue explains how business relationships—whether with clients or employees—are different from personal relationships, and why the metaphor "our business family" should never be applied to them. Includes several case history examples of the potential negative effects. Describes why replacing “family” with team (internal) and partner (external) is more suitable. Order issue…

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