Birds of a Feather Blog

Being Present in Business —It’s profitable.

A few days ago, a prospective client said to me, “We would like to compensate you for the all the time you’ve spent.” They had reached out to our team and asked for help, but hadn’t had the time to move forward.  To be acknowledged for time, effort and talent is a gift itself. I explained that we believed in investing the time in a relationship from the beginning and there was no need for compensation. Our team had spent approximately 8-10 hours tailoring a proposal for their business —from rough sketches of logos, to website, to logistics and functionality. That time translates into a lot of money; why would we approach our business this way?