“We would value your opinion on this, can you attend our upcoming executive meeting?” 

“Let me carry that up the line and I will get back to you.” 

The difference between those two statements is being viewed as a partner or a vendor.  If you are seen as a vendor, it means you are seen with a lower value.  They don’t see you as part of their team but as an adjunct to their team. 

To be seen as a partner, means they trust you, rely on you, and respect you as part of their team.  Read this article to see more on the difference and if you want to assess which you are, set up an Exploratory call with us using this link. 

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