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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 »

5 freelancing mistakes and how to avoid them

freelancing mistakes

Don’t Make These 5 Freelancing Mistakes We have to admit that a lot of freelancing careers end in a disaster due to mistakes. Mistakes do happen and you can chalk it up to experience. However, mistakes that happen often should never happen again. In fact there are common freelancing mistakes that freelancers do that cost them their jobs. Don’t fall for the common ... 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, fiancé gets up, gets ready for work ... Read More »

15 essential tools for every freelance strategist

essential tools for every freelance strategist

We all have our favourite tools for what we do, here are my essential “strategy tools” for every freelance strategist MacBook Pro with Retina Display I could not live without my MacBook Pro with Retina Display, it keeps me connected and enables me to actually do my job! I opted for the 15″ both for relative cost and also portability, ... Read More »

Recapping the brand positioning template from Strat-Talking

brand positioning

Every design agency and strategist on the planet has to work with brand positioning models, Strat-Talking believes in the power of simplicity and answering key strategic questions. Below is the brand positioning model template that Strat-Talking founder, Greg Dillon, has designed and uses for his client projects. The sections that need to be completed: Mission What do you want the brand ... Read More »