What we do
Relationship Management

The Clinic offers three types of relationship service.

Problem solving
Our process starts with a fact-find: all aspects of the relationship are laid out, from terms of business to personnel moves, to agency and client strategic direction. The process is mutual. As an objective third party we talk to both sides. We identify the root of most problems - and explain successes, too. The end product is a series of recommendations and an action plan endorsed by both sides.
Performance optimization
Monitoring the relationship is good business practice. If you have a performance based remuneration (PBR) arrangement, a performance review becomes part of the KPI�s. It helps to identify shortcomings in the relationship and concludes with an agreed Action Plan. Agencies welcome its objectivity: it identifies problems they may find hard to address on their own. The Clinic uses Agency Relationship Optimizer for this process � a web enabled software system developed by Decideware.
Mediation
Sometimes a difference of opinion (usually to do with money) has the potential to destroy a perfectly good relationship. Involvement of lawyers is expensive and certain to bring the relationship to an end. A lower cost, and far more conciliatory solution is to ask The Clinic�s principal, Colin Wilson-Brown to assess the situation and propose a solution. In this instance we ask client and agency to share the cost of our service equally, to remove any possibility of bias.

"Colin came highly recommended and certainly delivered to his reputation. He ran a completely professional and painless process to search and select our new Australasian media, creative and digital agency partners. His knowledge and contacts in the industry, coupled with his thorough and consultative approach ensured we got the best result possible. Ours was a complex pitch both from a requirements standpoint and also because of the transparency required, but Colin handled it expertly. On top of this he was a real pleasure to work with. I would certainly use him again and would highly recommend him."

Justin Watson
Marketing Director
Tourism New Zealand