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The things that clients think are feasible! Any account people have any advice on putting ludicrous client ideas (and maybe clients) on a reality leash?

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^Similar to above. You must be well versed/experienced enough to know fast implications on time and money and speak to it live/in real time to the client. This also implies already having a solid relationship with the client which provides credibility and balls for you to go there with them on the spot. Say "we can certainly do it, I'm just thinking through some of the initial requirements/implications - we'll need to revise the timing and budget..." and sooooo on from there, breaking it down so it's starts getting real and sinks into their brains... In the end, they talk themselves out of it without you ever saying No. It's a fine art, sometimes takes several convos and bringing in a PM so they hear it from somebody else.

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Depends on the ask, lots of different tactics.

Something we try to do at my shop is say "what if we could do it that way?" And then come up with a plan to do it that way, however crazy. If the ends don't justify the means, then you make the decision not to do it with the client. If there's a scenario where you can do some of it, then you meet them halfway.

Doesn't work in all scenarios, but showing a bit of how the sausage is gonna have to be made is a tool to use when you need it.

Sometimes they're so set on it and excited, only laying it out to show how awful it is and doesn't work for them to realize it, that's the most annoying scenario cause it wastes time and money doing it. It really depends on the specific context and project

Budget most times. Bullshit walks while money talks.

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