Learn the secrets of keeping clients on side

Something we all know is that delivering great work on time and on budget is key to maintaining healthy relationships with the businesses and clients you work with. The value of clear communication for strengthening those relationships should not be underestimated. When embarking on a new project or client engagement, it's important to remember that you're taking the client on a journey with you, and sometimes into the unknown.

As a UX professional, I spend the majority of my time convincing the clients we work with to be customer focused, and to think and communicate from the perspective of their users. As an industry it's time we applied that same philosophy inwards to help improve the working relationships we have with our own customers.

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