You said, "It wouldn???t make as much sense for someone like me who works from home and keeps appointments by phone and online meetings. If someone cancels, it takes me precisely two blinks to turn my attention to some other billable activity, and costs me nothing extra."
If you're like me, I rarely conduct a phone or online meeting with out extensive preparation. So, there is a cost. But, I like your rules tempering how to deal with it.
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