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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 »

How to find new clients as a freelance strategist

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The grail… winning new clients. Here’s Strat-Talking’s take on how to find new clients as a freelance strategist. New clients are the grail for all strategy consultants and freelancers alike – we thrive off of our pitch wins (for clients, for ourselves and for agencies we partner with)… but how can we best identify who we should be targeting and how ... 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 »

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 »

Greg Dillon interviewed for Freelancing Matters

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Strat-Talking’s founder, Greg Dillon, was recently interviewed for PCG’s national magazine, Freelancing Matters. In the interview he speaks all things freelance, setting up the business, motivations, highs and lows. Full transcript can be read here: http://www.freelancingmatters.com/greg-dillon/ Below is a full screenshot of the article for you to read, with the transcript underneath.   Transcript: Greg Dillon is a freelancer, a ... Read More »