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Does anyone else not care about forming client relationships? Like bruh, I just wanna do my job that’s it…

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Bruh wrong industry

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I realised today

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I’m with you OP. Work is just a paycheck, not a passion. You do a good job, but you fake it til you make it.

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I’m with you D1 - like let me just be ME (whatever that means)

You can make it to Manager. After that relationship building is mandatory, and you must or develop a niche expertise

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I’m not an SME at anything at the moment, so until then I’ll just have to figure it out

Are you me

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You both are me

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You know client relationships can really make your “job” much smoother or much shittier? Just a thought

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You don’t have to impress them but at the same time don’t have to neglect them. Find a good balance that works for you and them

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Here’s the thing about consulting: it’s not and has never been about the work product

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I enjoy this job more when I have pleasant relationships with my clients

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Of course, but the fact the world revolves around the client like I just can’t…

Now I am a client and I don’t want to build relationship with consultants. I just want the job done with good quality and within my budget. I feel the chit chat the consultants are trying is a waste of my budget :)

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The other side works 30% fewer hours with 70% less stress

Bruh that is part of your job in consulting hahaha

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