- ⛔ How to set boundaries
- How to say no
- How to apologize for the inability to do something
- 😔 Big List of Apologetic Statements
- I don’t imagine plumbers get many requests for free shower system upgrades from their friends and relatives (maybe they do), but I guarantee every creative has been asked to do something for free by a friend or relative.
- A plumber wouldn’t give away a shower for free, why would you give away your work for free?
- In some cases, you can pitch your services instead of giving them a hard no.
- Use these talking points to let them know that no, you don’t really feel like using your spare time to do free work for them, thank you very much.
- Thank you for considering me to help you with <what they want help with>. Please click here for a list of my services and the competitive price packages that I offer.
- Can you confirm this is a paid opportunity?
- I’d love to help with this project but I’m afraid I can’t offer my services for free. I’m happy to provide a quote if you’re interested.
- Thank you for thinking of me for this opportunity. While it sounds exciting, I’m unable to take on any unpaid projects at this time. I wish you the best!
- I usually charge a flat fee for this kind of work, but I’m happy to book a free consultation with you to discuss how I may be able to help you.