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walking away from a project

When Projects Go Bad 6: Walking Away

Sometimes you simply can’t save a project. So when and how should you consider walking away? What factors should you consider? Sunk Assets One of the major psychological factors in trying to stick out a project or a client that just isn’t working is our sunk assets. ...
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When Projects Go Bad 5: Stand Off

When a project is in trouble, you will often find yourself in a stand off with a client. Usually it goes something like this: they weren’t happy with something, you managed to sort it out, but now they won’t pay you until everything is 100% ...
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How to Convert Lesson 8: Deposits

The last stage before you start any work I taking a deposit. Money for nothing?! Some of the newer freelancers I talk to are a little apprehensive about asking for a deposit. I can understand why, you’re asking a virtual stranger to give you money before doing ...