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How freelancers/consultants negotiate

negotiate

Most consultants hate negotiations because they lack self-confidence. Not everyone can become a master negotiator overnight, and although it might be difficult to believe, both consultants and freelancers can negotiate a deal as long as they’re willing to learn. People who work on their own don’t know much about negotiations, and therefore they end up with offers that don’t necessarily ... Read More »

Creativity is a holistic process

richard mott

Problem solving is the task we evolved for.  It gives us as much pleasure as sex.  Work done for its own sake becomes a wonderful game. In creative businesses we have the chance to enjoy work – something not everyone can say about their job.  We love the challenge of exploring and answering the creative brief; we love the opportunity ... Read More »

Why are we not listening to Jefferson’s advice?

Jefferson

It is 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 agency and happens to be a close family friend. Because it was Don, I opened it,  read every word, found it to be full of wisdom, ... Read More »

People, Purpose …. Profit

richard mott

I have established a consultancy called Holistic Business Consultants Our aim is to introduce some fresh thinking into the world of business.  I have always believed that people are the most important element in business – the best people and the right people, harnessing their energy in line with a shared purpose. People before profit Many business leaders focus primarily ... Read More »

Career advice for freelancers

new career advice

Getting some good advice can be hard when making the career decision to become a freelancer, so I've put together this collection of advice articles I've found on freelancing or contracting at creative agencies. Read More »

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