Lesson 5B – Growing Your Business

Getting started and understanding your client’s needs

In this class you’ll learn how to ask for all the information you need from a colleague or prospective client so that you can get on with your work or prepare an initial quote/proposal. If you want to practice some specific scenarios, make sure to think about these before your class.

Here are some suggestions to help you:

  • Can you tell me more about …?
  • What are your main goals?
  • What do you want to achieve through ….?
  • How would you like me/us to contribute?
  • How soon do you need …?
  • What’s causing you the greatest challenge at the moment?
  • Do you have a budget in mind?
  • What does success look like to you?