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Any advice on managing crossfire between partner and project manager? Prepared a deck based on flow & structure discussed with PM, then partner reached out individually asking for a different flow. Checked again with the PM and he doesn’t agree with the partner’s feedback. Now I’m kinda stuck between a rock and a hard place.

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I would send both an email outlining both approaches and ask for alignment on how to move forward.

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Hahahah IBM, literally was about to suggest that and caught myself

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Go with who writes your review

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Send the partners version to them and cc the PM. Let them duke it out

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Get them to duke it out. Who’s sending the final draft to the partner? Did you get the partners feedback in an email or verbally?

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Verbal feedback. I’d like them to sort it out too but they’re both unavailable to talk with each other (them being in different time zones doesn’t help). I’m expected to send a draft for internal team review EOD

As K1 said, connect them both in an email and let them sort it out. Parent games don’t work in the workplace.

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Do both.

It requires building two sets of different slides, not just rearranging

PS. This is why we have PS.

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