If You Want to Change Your Role

from being a production oriented designer to being a design consultant and partner, you need to know how to walk the walk as well as talk the talk.

So let’s look at some mindsets and ways of talking that will make sure our stakeholders know we can be trusted and are knowledgeable in our expertise.

Leave Out Your Negative Emotions

Chances are the stakeholder is going to say or do some things that go against what you think is correct. The way you approach those moments can make all the difference. Be careful in how you lead them to a solution.

Stay away from negative comments and don’t bash the stakeholder’s opinion. A positive attitude can go a long way towards building trust.

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