The Client is Always Wrong
In most service-based businesses, the phrase “the client is always right” tends to come up. The idea being that because the client is forking over their cash, they get what they want.
Fortunately for you, that’s bull honky. The client is not always right. In fact, they’re frequently 27 shades of wrong. They don’t have a fat clue what they want or why they want it. That, my friend, is why they hired you.
If you aren’t pushing back on nearly everything that comes out of your client’s mouth, you’re doing it wrong.
Now, I’m not saying you should be a jerk and make the client feel like an idiot. You shouldn’t. But when you get hired to do something like design, development, writing, or art, it’s typically because you know your stuff and are good at what you do.
For example, when someone comes to me for UI design work, it’s because they need help. And they don’t need help just “making it...
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