Right on, Nan. That's exactly what I do too. Everyone has a price. PIAs pay top dollar. Kevin On 9/8/10 2:42 PM, "Nan Harbison" <nan at nanharbison.com> wrote: > My nice way of turning down clients who I am sure will be a PIA after that > first 10 minutes is to give them a really high price for my work, and hope > they look for a cheaper alternative. Or, the worst case scenario is not SO > bad, at least I get paid a decent amount to deal with these headaches. It's > amazing how soothing money can be. > Nan > > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Joel D Canfield > Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 10:35 PM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] Customer requirements: simple? > > On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 7:32 PM, Matt Warden <mwarden at gmail.com> wrote: > >> (You should be able to get a feel in the first 10 minutes whether >> these guys are going to pay your market rate or not. If not, move on. >> Even in this economy, no one needs to be inviting headaches.) > > > great stuff, Matt, all the way through. > > there are days when I love this list.