Say these 3 words if someone asks you to work for free

Jon Acuff
April 19, 2021

Jon Acuff

One of INC's Top 100 Leadership Speakers, New York Times Bestselling Author of Soundtracks, Finish and Do Over
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How do you say no to friends who want you to work for free without damaging the relationship?

I doubt there's an entrepreneur out there that hasn't had to ask this question at some point. If you’re a photographer, a designer, a developer, a writer, a personal trainer, a doctor, a mechanic, a hairstylist, a lawyer, an illustrator, a dog walker, or a billion other professions, friends are going to ask you to work for free. In this episode, I'm sharing four guilt-free soundtracks that will help you set boundaries and keep making money.

 

From this episode
If you don't want to do the project, say this:

In order to honor and fulfill the commitment I've made to my paying clients, I can't take on any pro bono work. I love doing it when I can, but I don't have the time.

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