DEAR HARRIETTE: I worked for several months on a project that culminated in a big public event. As the lead on this project, I brought in another company to coproduce with me. When the event was over, the head of the company called my partner to say thank you but did not call me. -- Taking the LeadDEAR TAKING THE LEAD: It’s perfectly understandable for you to expect that your client would acknowledge you as the leader of the project you were hired to fulfill. Send a thank-you note to him and his staff, extending your appreciation to him for hiring you and your partner for this project.