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Sander Rossel20-Oct-19 10:36
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Sander Rossel wrote:
That's the best part!
I've always considered the client and the costs, even when I was just a code monkey.
"I can make this, but with just a little change/concession I can do it a lot cheaper."
Then you management-material, or an entrepeneur. I couldn't care about budget, it takes what it takes. I cannot make up a price because I often don't know what it exactly takes. You can ask the car-mechanic for a price up front, where the mechanic guesses and makes assumptions about the costs. You cannot promise what you don't know (in my world), but that voodoo is what makes a good salesmen.

Sander Rossel wrote:
I've even called clients to sell them my ideas or help them with theirs.
Not shooting at my bosses' pigeons, I will give my ideas to my manager; if the company makes more, then it profits every employee in the end (or more profit for the owner).

Sander Rossel wrote:
I did recently turn down a job offer by the way.
It was some bug fixing in a WordPress application.
I don't know WordPress all that well, so nothing good can come from that Laugh | :laugh:
Sometimes it's really not worth the investment.
I read WordPress as "VB4". Did I mention I'm for hire? Big Grin | :-D

A manager that can code, doesn't get mad when you get code filled with goto's and resume nexts, who understands finances, politics and social aspects, is something rare. One that also does sales succesfully, is too much to ask. If you can delegate, I'm interested.
Bastard Programmer from Hell Suspicious | :suss:
If you can't read my code, try converting it here[^]
"If you just follow the bacon Eddy, wherever it leads you, then you won't have to think about politics." -- Some Bell.

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