Areas of Expertise
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June 4, 2020
It’s Corona-season, so John won’t pay you. Or will he?
May 1, 2020
So, you need to break that contract … or do you?
April 22, 2020
How to not lose your money during #Corona (#Corona Advice 2)
March 22, 2020
How to get paid during #Corona
March 15, 2020
Divide and conquer your foes
March 3, 2020
Foresee the future – so that you win now
December 5, 2019
What if it’s not in writing?
November 6, 2019
Make them pay and then thank you !
August 6, 2019
How to not be a fool with their money
July 15, 2019
Bullies, Rogues and Others who Try to Rain on your Parade
October 24, 2018
They owe me money! I need my money!
May 25, 2016
Protect yourself against the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing in 2019 and beyond
January 11, 2019
“It’s sad because it’s true”.
In your ideal world, your customers would treat you with respect, tell you the truth and - most importantly - pay you!
T.E.A.M. would also mean “Together Everyone Achieves More”.
We should all cooperate. We should all help each other.
But - we do not live in an ideal world.
As certain as night follows day, many of your customers will try to not pay you. Not now. Not ever.
So, how do you be a good person and help others, but not be exploited?
Here are some quick tips to get you paid and maintain your conscience -
First, determine whether your generosity to your customer will harm you and yours.
For example, how can you be sure to receive deferred payment – and if you don’t, will you need to terminate any
Second, determine whether your customer is being genuine.
For example, everyone can spin a hard-luck story, but has your customer done this with you before? How did that work out? Has your customer done this with anyone else?
(Hint – if you are not their first supplier of whatever goods or services you provide, there is a good chance that it did not work out well with their last supplier; and how will you be different?).
Third, determine how you will ensure that your customer pays you as they have promised.
For example, often an initial payment is made. But in trying to reach an agreement, you need to ensure that
payment will be made - in full and on time - as promised.
Hindsight has 20/20 vision. But you need foresight. Use these tips and other strategies to protect your money.
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