Failure to get things done on time can have serious consequences and no excuse in the world can work every time.
I received an email yesterday that someone else had been booked for a gig I though I had already confirmed. Â Frantically, I emailed and called the client simultaneously to see what could be done to fix the situation. Â There wasn’t. Â I neglected to send an invoice in a timely manner; an invoice which was a requisite for confirmation. Â Though I had confirmed by email, I had not yet sent the invoice I promised.
I had reasons. Â None of them were good.
I’m sad that I won’t be able to play this gig, as it’s one of my favorites and I truly enjoy working for the client. Â You better believe this won’t happen again.