PKF Texas – The Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Relationships with Your Service Providers

by | Jun 22, 2007 | PKF Texas - The Entrepreneur's Playbook®

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This tip is brought to you by Ty Freyvogel author of Seize the Century!

Key relationships a business owner must not overlook are the relationships with your service providers. 

Think of your service providers as honorary employees.  They can be anyone from the package delivery guy who stops by every day to the materials supplier who keeps your warehouse stocked.

Show them you appreciate what they do for you and that you care about them and their company. You never know when an emergency might arise where they can help you. 

For instance, staying close to your banker assists in keeping your finances secure. If you have a good relationship with your banker and they notice unusual transactions in your account they can and should alert you to a potential problem. 

It never hurts to be on the top of a service provider’s relationship list!

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