Elsewhere Online: How to work with difficult clients
This is a nicely detailed article on identifying and dealing with difficult clients. No matter where you work, freelancing or on-staff, it can be helpful to know which type you are dealing with and how to approach them.
That said, one of the most important lessons you MUST learn as a freelancer is when to "fire" a client.
These clients don't just effect your work with them, they also can effect your work for your other clients (who hopefully aren't nearly as much trouble) by monopolizing your time and attention.
Simply, life is too short to work for difficult clients.
How to work with difficult clients
Weblog Freelance Switch describes 12 breeds of difficult clients, then suggests how to successfully work with them.
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