The Sad Reality of Client-Consultant Relationships
by The Marketing Girl on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 9:44pm
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Yoly Ong or Campaigns and Grey are not to be blamed solely for the mess that is Pilipinas Kay Ganda.
First, she did pro bono work, people. True, no matter what the circumstances, we should all deliver our best job performance. Still, it’s pro bono and we have to understand that, in pro bono work, certain situations that would normally apply to paying clients don’t work here.
With paying clients, a contract exists to protect both you and your client. With pro bono, there is no contract so everything is fair game. Pro bono work can be tricky and, for any consultant, it ultimately feels like you’re stuck in a bad relationship with an abusive boyfriend.