5 Responses to “Did you ask our permission..”

  1. Kevin Dugan July 5, 2007 at 8:06 am #

    This client said what most of them probably think. At least one of my clients from my agency days was obviously bent when I informed them I was taking time off. As if the world stops spinning if you’re not working on their account for five days.

  2. LA July 5, 2007 at 10:30 am #

    Unless you are an employee of their company, on the payroll, receiving benefits, you don’t have to abide by their HR structure. I think some clients think that because they pay you, they own your soul. Glad you laughed, because that’s exactly what I would have done…and then asked myself whether the $ was worth it.

  3. Jeremy Fuksa: Creative Generalist July 5, 2007 at 11:10 am #

    I might suggest a beach bucket and shovel for getting said client’s head out of his ass.

    The nerve of some people.

  4. Vacation Nation July 6, 2007 at 10:21 am #

    I worked with a guy at a Boston agency who doesn’t think people should take vacations. He should hook up with this client. They can drop dirt on agency folks who like to occasionally engage in some R&R. This guy was really whacked – he thought that people should work 24/7 to service their clients.

    The funny thing about him – he couldn’t deliver a project on time, he never listened to what the client had to say, and he acted like a 5 year old whenever a client didn’t want to do what he thought they should do.

    He now has a blog on Fast Company where he feels that summer is a waste of time because (in his mind) everyone wants to play and no one wants to work.


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