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Tag Archives: Career advice

Know your role, and everyone else’s

know your role

Know your role in getting everyone to get on together When client budgets are cut, strategy consultancy teams always seem to be hit first, it is just the way it is. We accept it as a way of life and duck and weave accordingly. Or operate side businesses / moonlighting for other agencies ‘extra curricular’. I know my role. The ... Read More »

Methodologies to Negotiate a Salary as a New Grad

graduate negotiations

Methodologies to Negotiate a Salary as a New Grad We often hear that employers are willing to negotiate a salary with job applications, especially when these applicants are students. However, the problem is not the employer but the student who’s afraid to negotiate. In an attempt to get the new job they feel intimidated due to their lack of experience. ... Read More »

Workshop planning & agenda design

workshop planning

One thing I’m particularly militant on is workshop planning. I have not always been this way, in fact I spent the first couple of years as a strategist frightened of them, worried that my ideas would not be good enough or that no one would hear my voice. No more. I love them. By way of quick mental count, I ... Read More »

How to go about making money as a strategist

Making money as a strategist

The best piece of advice I have ever received in my career was: Greg, you are not going to work here forever, two years would be a good innings, you should not want to work here forever, the way you learn and start making money as a strategist is to move around in the agency world, not staying still too ... Read More »

Thoughtpiece: We are all journalists

journalists

Thoughtpiece: We are all journalists I think it is pretty clear by now that I’m a passionate blogger and social media fiend but with the proliferation of social media and review websites I’m starting to think that we are all journalists. A few years ago we would not have been able to tweet, there was no credible review site such ... Read More »