Are you the reason you’re attracting penny pinching clients?

One of the most important things we focus with our clients is their mindset.

Why you might ask?   Because frankly your mindset either works for you or against you.  All too often we hear “Why am I attracting penny pinching clients?

We teach how to get your mindset working for you, so you can build the business you’ve always wanted.

You are probably wondering: How does this correlate to attracting penny pinching clients?

If you continue to attract them, you likely have a mindset that is working against you, and is effectively hurting your ability to win high-end clients.

What can you do stop attracting penny pinching clients?

1. Stop complaining and criticizing

We’ve all met a criticizer – someone who has expectations that are never met. We also know that criticizers are that way because they’re critical of themselves, and it manifests in their behavior toward others.

Similarly, do you find yourself complaining that you can’t find high-end clients, or that people have budgets that don’t match their tastes? If you do, then I’m willing to bet that your mindset of lack is manifesting in other ways, too.

2.  Stop penny pinching

Do any of these sound like you:

  • Do you penny pinch in your personal life?
  • Are you on the lookout for the best deal?
  • Have you ever thought, “I can’t afford to hire myself”?

If you said yes to any or all three you’re most likely putting out into the universe a message of lack.

Your desire to win clients with big budgets is not consistent with your mindset about money. And your desire to save money and cut corners in your personal life is reflected back to you in your clients.

So what’s the answer? Change your relationship with money. Go for quality instead of quantity. Stop looking for the best ‘deal’ and look for the best value.

Exhibit abundance and you’ll attract abundance.

3.  Start Practicing Gratitude Daily

When you wake up in the morning set aside some time and write down all the things that you’re grateful for.

Then start trading your expectations in for appreciation.

The next time that something doesn’t meet your expectation, say when you have a penny pinching client, show appreciation.  Don’t say I can’t believe this is happening again, instead show appreciation for the things you do have!

If your business doesn’t reflect what you want on the outside and you , look within to see what it is reflecting. Most likely your mindset  is the reason you’re attracting penny pinching clients!

Change what’s on your inside, and your outside has no choice but to follow.

What are you going to choose today: lack or abundance?

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Gail Doby

Gail, with her team at Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting, has helped more than 10,000 designers in 76 countries. Many of them have achieved amazing results... doubling, tripling (and more) their revenue and profit... with clarity and confidence. Gail and her team build one-of-a-kind experiences, walking beside Interior Designers to help them create and implement their plans.
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  1. deb reinhart on January 4, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    This article is so true-
    Well done

  2. Allen Seay on January 6, 2016 at 8:01 pm

    You might need someone as talented as yourself to go out on a job with you. To help you sell your vision or job to your client most clients want to be sold as long as you can make them as excited as you are

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