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: