EP36: Clients Behaving Badly: Red Flag Behaviours of Business Bosses

Have you ever had a business contract abruptly terminated by a client without any warning? I’ve been there, and it’s a gut-wrenching experience that leaves you pissed off, inconvenienced, and questioning yourself.

So, I decided to reach out to others in the business world to hear their tales of “Clients Behaving Badly.” The response was astounding, with stories that opened up a Pandora’s box of similar instances, which led to much-needed conversations about accountability and the human element in business transactions.

This episode looks at some of the murky, uncomfortable, but very real client behaviours that leave a shitty taste in your mouth, and are lessons learned about red flags to watch for in future client relationships.


Stop telling people to “just go find another client”. If it was that easy to find clients, we’d all be working with clients we loved and we’d all be fully booked out.

“This isn’t fucking Costco. You don’t get free samples.

Why are there so many people running businesses that think it’s okay to behave this way and to treat people this way?


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