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Dating my clients...

Ok.  I'm not really dating my clients, but i figured that headline would make you curious enough to read this article... Because you know what? I sometimes do FEEL like I'm dating my clients. Ever since I started my own business InterACT WA two years ago, I can't help but think courting new clients isn’t that different from courting a potential mate. You’re nervous as hell, but you still want to make a good impression and hopefully seal the deal. We all know the feeling of that first date that can be both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. So I dusted off the good old date rules that served me well back in the days that I was single. Funny enough they still prove to be very useful in running my own business.   Rule #1: It takes two to tango. We’ve all been in relationships where we felt we were giving 110% and the other person was giving nothing. It stinks, right? I try to remember this when I'm chasing down a client who can’t commit or when I'm try