What To Do When You Disagree With A Client
How Much Sh** Should A Freelancer Take?
Since starting Abask Marketing, I have worked for several bad clients: people that didn’t pay on time, people that didn’t pay at all, and people that would be unresponsive one day and up in my grill the next. But, most of my clients have been nice and encouraging, the kind of people that I enjoy working with. Now, I’m an obliger and I don’t want to disappoint anyone (even people who don’t pay!) but sometimes I disagree with a client and have to argue my point of view. And sometimes, I am still shot down and I have to decide whether to suck it up or walk away. This following chart is how I decide what to do when the going gets tough.
Walk Away or Stay?
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