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Here’s my break-up email…

Posted by Deidre Rienzo on

In honor of Valentine’s Day and because I believe we should all be aiming to have the strongest and most respectful relationships possible, I love Deidre Rienzo’s latest post, an update on her stand-off with a nonpaying client and how she broke up with him. SPECIAL BONUS: an excellent example of a...

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2016 by the numbers

Posted by Deidre Rienzo on

In 2015, I hit a milestone that seemed unreachable when I started out 9 years ago … I reached my corporate salary from 2007. So of course, I was thrilled. But I was also scared because I had raised the bar and I wondered if I could do it again....

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My stand-off with a nonpaying client

Posted by Deidre Rienzo on

I got a phone call recently from a small agency in NYC who needed help right away. They told me their budget, which was reasonable, but they needed the work in two days. I agreed. And since the work was due in two days, I took a risk and forewent...

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Is your budget 5 million dollars?

Posted by Deidre Rienzo on

Holy cow. I can’t wait to take Ilise’s advice to Stop Asking for the Budget and say instead, “Is your budget in the range of $500, $5000 or $50,000?” Normally, when discussing money, I say, “Something like this usually costs between this and this. How does that range feel for...

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Driving a van full of tiny dogs

Posted by Deidre Rienzo on

I had the opportunity to drive a rescue van full of adorable, tiny dogs from South Jersey to Pets Alive in New York State because I stepped away from the computer. It was part of a rescue for an amazing organization, Animal Aid USA, and I could not have been happier...

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