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Surviving redundancy

Platform to success

In the last ‘recession’ I was been made redundant thrice. Here’s a tale about surviving redundancy. Yes. Thrice. A hat trick of doom as I jovially call it. As morale-beating as this can be, the crucial thing is not that you were made redundant but how you react and what you bounce back with as a platform to success. The first time I ... Read More »

A huge thank you to all of you from GD | Inspires

GD | Inspires

Five year ago today I rebranded my strategy consultancy, GD | Inspires The aim was to be a lot more focused and with clear objectives for future success with a view to this business being able to support not only me but also my family. Prior to GD | Inspires I had been freelancing and working for agencies with more of ... 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 »

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 »

Why are we not listening to Thomas Jefferson’s advice?

Jefferson

It’s not often I bother reading the many forwards I receive but this morning I noticed an email from someone I desperately respect, a self-made man who opened the world’s first business travel agent and happens to be a close family friend. Because it was Don, I opened it and read every word and now feel compelled to share it ... Read More »