Everything Is NOT Awesome

Everything Is NOT Awesome

Deconstructing and preventing project crap from hitting the fan.

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Jesse Petersen

October 05, 2014
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  1. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA Everything Is NOT Awesome deconstructing

    and preventing
 project crap from hitting the fan Jesse Petersen 1
  2. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA The 411 on this guy

    2 WordPress addict Husband Foster dad Craft beer snob LEGOs are fun Budgeting Mac fanboy
  3. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA EXPECTATIONS 3

  4. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA INTEGRITY 4

  5. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA COMMUNICATION 5

  6. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA I’VE FAILED 6

  7. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA endless revisions refunds redos threats

    - BBB, legal payment issues 7
  8. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA THE GOLDEN RULE 8

  9. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA USE A CONTRACT 9

  10. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA update it with lessons learned

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  11. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA PICK CLIENTS BETTER 11

  12. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA use a sales funnel to

    qualify contacts 12
  13. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA … AND THEN 13

  14. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA 14

  15. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA HAVE A PLAN 15

  16. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA operate as if every project

    could go south … and expect it won’t because you’re pro 16
  17. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES 17

  18. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA you have project rules so

    you can break them … to “harm” you and benefit the client 18
  19. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA if expectations aren't spelled out,

    their vision of the things when it goes bad is overwhelming 19
  20. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA FIGURE OUT THE FAIL 20

  21. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA pinpoint where you think things

    went sour communicate that - dialog to agreement (even to agree to disagree) 21
  22. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA TERMINATE AMICABLY 22

  23. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA relationships rule our businesses 23

  24. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA people talk - reputations are

    formed 24
  25. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA DON’T FEEL LIKE
 A FAILURE

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  26. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA failure is a teaching tool,

    not a label adversity strengthens you 26
  27. @jpetersen WordCamp Tampa 2014 #WCTPA Thanks! Jesse Petersen @jpetersen I

    have no affiliation with The LEGO Group. Just a fan. All rights belong to The LEGO Group. Images used are fan art. 27