Are you a Friendly Professional … or a Professional Friend?

Nina KaufmanBad Clients, Clients2 Comments

How to you handle long-term clients who try to wangle freebies from you?

Like, Can we talk off the meter?

Or, Can you just do this quick thing for me?

It’s a challenge, isn’t it? Especially for business professionals … where running a small business is all about relationships.

But if you don’t set healthy expectations around when you get paid, you risk becoming a “professional friend” whose time can be squandered.

For a few tips on how to put boundaries around those freebies, watch this 3-minute video:

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