Let’s Talk About Firing Clients

Heather Dundon Content Blog


confusedMan, it’s hard to be a freelancer.

I talk a good talk about walking around barefoot all the time, water cooler breaks with the dog, and generally being in control of my own schedule but I’ll be darned if this isn’t the toughest, most challenging job I’ve ever had.

Funny thing is, I’ve found that the people who make my job the most difficult are other small business owners. Why does this happen? Is it some sort of preemptive aggression, pushback in a system that otherwise paralyzes small businesses in favor of the Apples and Costcos of the world? Is it the diametric opposition of heightened expectations and unreasonable timeframes we’re all expected to work in now that everything’s instant, digital, “in the cloud”?

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