On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Christopher Marsh < Christopher.Marsh at akqa.com> wrote: > Unless you can align his expectations with his budget, the only possible > outcome is client dissatisfaction. In your position I would probably > decline. What?!? Turn down work?!? ;) Pretty simple 'if-else' logic, and you're absolutely right: if you can't create a win/win, the only viable alternative is 'no deal'