Posts tagged honesty
3 Important Lessons From Being an Entrepreneur

18 months ago I handed in my id badge, packed up my desk and headed out into the world of entrepreneurship.

And it's been quite a ride.

Today on the blog I'm sharing the 3 biggest lessons I've learned along this entrepreneurial journey and how they've helped me get to where I am today. 

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A Mistake You’ll Never Make Again

There’s a rush that comes with signing on a new client – and then a whole ‘nother type of feeling that comes with realizing that maybe you shouldn’t have signed that contract after all. Whether you took on the project because cash was tight, or because a friend of a friend of a friend insisted you work with this company, it’s ultimately your call whether or not a client is a good fit.

In this week’s edition of The Smiley Sessions, we’ll take a look at how to handle a client mismatch, and how to make sure you don’t make that mistake again.

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Strengthen Your Client Relationships With Straight Talk

Telling fibs or half-truths gets you into a bunch of totally avoidable trouble. Not to mention the blow to your credibility when you’re caught. But what about keeping your mouth shut and not telling a client the truth about their sub-par copy or grainy, blah profile picture? Not sharing that insight means that you’re not doing your job – so it’s time to spill the beans, and give that straight talk…with a smile.

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