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Me: Can I have some data? Client: No. Client (1 week later): I see no traction here. Me: Bursts into flames.

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^ you seem to practicing for partnership

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This is my entire god damned life. Probably also the reason for 90% of my alcohol consumption.

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Thing is you should have been kicking the clients but every day for a week to get that data. Alcohol consumption is entirely your fault.

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I just keep thinking of this

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Hindsight is 20/20, but for the next round maybe go for: I need this data so that we can do x so that we can get some motion on y, which will will let us do (insert next step in project here). If all else fails, document that ask in an email as well as making the request in person. If your client is a dick, having evidence for your case helps. If the client is slow, just be shameless and politely harass them every day with that legit request. Stuff falls off peoples’ radar because your problems are not their problems.

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Literally same situation...weird

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So it is not just me :)

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Document risk/issue.

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Agree with SM here. If progress is halted because some stupidity on the client side it’s your responsibility to figure it out, not just stop because you ran into your first roadblock

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OP no, that’s for my betters. I only practice personal responsibility .

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