Every freelancer has had that client.
You know the one I mean — the client all your friends hear about over drinks, whose name you dread seeing in your email inbox or your phone’s caller ID.
You know working with that client makes your life harder, but you can’t shake the feeling there’s something wrong with ending a client relationship.
That’d mean less money in the bank each month. You’re supposed to be grateful for any work you get, right?
One of the great (and often underused) privileges of working for yourself is the ability to walk away when something’s not working. Your time is valuable, so don’t feel obligated to spend it on a client that isn’t worth it to you.[Read more…]