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Holistic Business Matters - Helen Harding EPISODE 63, 29th April 2021
How to Set Healthy Boundaries with Clients
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How to Set Healthy Boundaries with Clients

Do you make yourself available anytime a client wants you? It’s so tempting especially if you are struggling to get enough clients, or just starting out.

We’ve all been there. Offering a late, last-minute evening appointment, when we really want to be winding down and having dinner with our family. But no, we’re in the office or clinic, with a cold coffee and regretting our decision.

Setting boundaries was a lesson I learnt the hard way, as a new practitioner. I was already setting up my practice alongside working full time and found myself working ridiculous hours. To fit people in, I was overly flexible around appointment times. I started to feel like I was missing out on my life and a little resentful. Yet it was my own doing!

  • (02:38) Consider the opportunity cost
  • (03:05) Boundaries will keep you sane
  • (03:56) Respect the boundaries you set
  • (05:27) Separate work and home
  • (08:15) Limit personal information
  • (10:27) Client agreement
  • (11:07) Advertise boundaries
  • (12:41) Create your boundaries reference list

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