Episode 67: Losing Control

Have you ever had a design job that you felt you somehow lost control of?

You could have an ideal client, a huge budget, and the perfect setup, but if you lose control of the job and the client takes over, it’s going to turn into a nightmare, trust me. 

To make sure this doesn’t happen to you, we’re going to talk about how designers lose control of jobs and what you can do to avoid it. In this episode, we’re taking a look at an example of a designer who lost control of what could have been a great job and analyzing it together to see what went wrong. 

If you don’t want to end up like the designer in the example, you might want to give this episode a listen.

Topics We Cover in This Episode: 

  • Why you need to communicate your process with your clients 
  • Setting a timeframe and a budget 
  • The importance of having a letter of agreement for every job
  • The hallmark of a successful designer 
  • How to improve your communication
  • Getting specific on your deliverables 
  • How to avoid losing control of a job

Sometimes, things happen that are beyond our control, and that’s okay, but when it comes to our jobs, we want to make sure we’re doing everything in our power to set them up for success and maintain control of the proceedings. When clients take over, things tend to get a little messy for everyone. 

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Episode 65: Pricing Challenges Part 2

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