Today’s topic is personal! After I heard two separate influencers talking about being able to change your mind in the same week, I decided to talk about that topic here. So let’s unpack changing your mind.
Decisions are data-based.
Both influencers talked about how data affects the decisions you make and how data can affect whether you change your mind or not.
Changing your mind is different from perfectionism, though. Of course, you need to make adjustments when you know something isn’t right.
But when you change your mind, you must be prepared for what comes next and how it affects those you are working with. I’ve encountered this many times with my clients.
When they change their minds, it can increase the amount of work to be done.
As a customer realize that changing your mind will set other pieces in motion and you’ll need to address them. Otherwise, you’re dealing with just half the story.
Why? Because it’s just as important for the service provider to be compensated for their extra time when the client changes her mind. If we normalize changing your mind, then people assume it’s all part of the package.
You also need to know:
Also, here’s what we can do to help ourselves and our clients be more successful with changes:
I want to empower you to enforce boundaries around the process when clients change their minds.
So listen to the influencers, yes, but also stand up for yourself and know that there may be extras that go along with a change of mind.
I’ll be dropping a post about this topic on Instagram, so please hop over there to comment and let me know how you feel!