Now I just feel bad
I have never handed over a client for debt collection before. If they don’t pay, I’d rather write it off. I don’t like confrontation. I’d send out accounts. I’ll phone. I’ll send a sms. Then I’ll write it off.
However (my one client says I always have an “however”) I decided enough is enough with this one specific client and I handed him over.
I’ve been getting some money here and there from the lawyer, so I was quite happy thinking that they must have come to some kind of agreement.
Then this morning Tommie phones:
“I see Archer Tax Services is in the newspaper this morning.”
Thinking that it must be because we sponsored rugby jerseys for the school, it will be about that.
“It says that you sued M….D..O and the bailiff have now laid claim on a couch and fridge”
WHAT?! Thanks for making ME feel bad.
I’m picturing the kids sitting on the floor now. Food standing on the counter, no longer in the fridge.
I feel bad.
Linda walks into my office:
“No don’t go out and buy them a second-hand fridge!”
Man she knows me well….I feel so bad. Even though I know I should not.