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The strategic design process

Strategic design process

I have always been an advocate of an intertwined strategic design process, nay, relationship. At one of the design agencies where I spent a year freelancing they had – pre-me – operated using a silo model whereby the Head of Strategy turned up to the initial briefing and then did the ‘stage one’ part of the project on his own, ... Read More »

Five types of mentor you need in your life

types of mentor

Types of mentor. As much are we are freelance strategy consultants we are also entrepreneurs. Despite being high on entrepreneurial spirit, we cannot do it alone, here are the five types of mentor you need in your freelance life. No one can know everything from day one, as much as we may believe we do and pretend we do (winging ... 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 »

A day in the life of a strategy consultant

strategy consultant

A day in the life of a strategy consultant I often get asked, mostly from family, ‘what is it you actually do?’ so, as I sit here pondering new pitch ideas I thought I’d write about a day in the life of a strategy consultant when working from home 07:00 Alarm goes off, fianc√© gets up, gets ready for work ... 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 »