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Effective Partnering Tips

These tips are intended to assist in developing a working relationship with external partners; not all tips provided will relate to all situations but are intended to begin a relationship and foster communication.

Understand organizational structure

Understand organizational roles

Understand organizational goals

Understand what similarities/differences exist


If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own. - Henry Ford