04/15/2014

How to Survive Project Surprises

 


 
 
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Interiors & Sources 4.15.2014
How to Survive Project Surprises
How to Survive Project Surprises

When a snag sends a project south, keep your relationship with your client headed in the right direction with these tips.

A stroke of bad luck, Murphy’s law, a series of unfortunate events—whatever you call it, it happens to all of us at one point or another. Whether it’s a budget breach, a blown timeline, or a sudden demand from management, problems and obstacles have a way of creeping into even the most heavily planned interior projects…

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