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Very interesting insights. Now with all that being said, do you feel there are further steps that need to be taken to improve business functionality even more so?
When It comes to some clients, sometimes you really have to spell things out for them. Things need to be explained in a similar way as if you were explaining yourself to a 3 year old.

My contract and adverts send a clear message, but only to the larger percentage of my clientele. In 2013, I will have to simplify my wording even more to completely eliminate the few clients who remain confused and upset.

Even though there are only few of these clients remaining, they still pose a big threat when it comes to how they affect my morale. It's not easy to stay passionate with work, when your clients want to stomp all over you.

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I had already become picky with the clients I accept into my company, but It seems as though I need to raise the bar again. If I feel that a client can't handle the responsibility of making payments without suffering from buyers remorse - then they have no place with me.

I hate spending money too, but when it comes to utilities, there's just no point in wasting my breath. I've selected who to hire out of all these dime-a-dozen companies, and there's obviously a reason I've chosen one - knowing that, it's wise to just keep my mouth shut. - Other people need to start thinking like this.
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