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How To Decline a New Client: 5 Ways to Politely Avoid Problematic Clients

How To Decline a New Client: 5 Ways to Politely Avoid Problematic Clients

In business, you aren’t going to get along with everyone. You’re also not going to take every job or client offered because there will surely be the occasional bad fit from time to time. It’s going to be important for you to learn all of the professional manners, including how to politely and eloquently decline a new client if you don’t feel like they’re the right fit for you or vice versa. Fortunately, there are some tried-and-true tips out there that can help you move through problematic clients or clients who just don’t mesh with your vision and organization.

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7 Rules for Client Gifts: Guidelines, Precautions & Tips for Business Owners

7 Rules for Client Gifts: Guidelines, Precautions & Tips for Business Owners

In the business world, you may find yourself in the occasional situation where you want (or need) to give a client a gift. To commemorate an occasion, to apologize for a misstep, or even just to thank them for their business, client gifts can be essential. However, if they’re not done well, they can come off the wrong way, leave a bad impression, or suggest a message you weren’t even trying to send. To ensure that you always hit the mark with client gifts, here are seven rules to keep in mind.

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5 Ways to End a Contract on Good Terms

5 Ways to End a Contract on Good Terms

In business, sometimes things just don’t work out. That doesn’t mean that everyone has to walk away angry or that there needs to be a total severing of the business relationship. There are plenty of ways (and reasons) to end contracts on good terms so that you can keep those relationships, even if you’re no longer working together in a business capacity. Sometimes, the right ending depends on the situation and the terms at hand, so as you’re reading this guide, think about your business and which scenarios would work best for the options provided.

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