[nycphp-talk] [OT] Consulting work
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Sun Jun 12 18:46:02 EDT 2005
On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, Mitch Pirtle wrote:
> There is the balancing act. If you push too high on the hourly rate,
> the client will then push you to get the whole thing done in an hour
The way I see it, it's all about risk.
Hourly rate. The customer takes all the risk.
Fixed rate. The consultant takes all the risk.
I have not found much middle ground.
There are different strategies to try and reduce risk, but who carries the
risk, on my experience, doesn't change easily.
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