Release time to become a more proactive Marketing and Business Development Executive (November 2022)

It was a full house at November’s PM Forum workshop for Proactive Marketing and Business Development Executives. Delegates were from large and medium sized legal, intellectual property, accountancy, actuarial, pension and consultancy firms – from the UK but also from the Channel Islands and Portugal – with some supporting up Read More

2022-12-02T10:47:56+00:00December 2, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Creativity 8 – From consternation to collaboration: Using creativity to turn problems into opportunities in client service

Creativity is crucial for marketing and innovation and a while back I produced a series of introductory articles on creativity. In recent workshops we have explored the use of creativity techniques to resolve client service issues, co-create solutions and improve client relationships. This article reviews a few simple creativity techniques Read More

2022-11-22T14:59:24+00:00November 22, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

PM Conference Report 2022: Strategy implementation, Employer Value Propositions (EVP), Storytelling and Client Feedback

This article was published in the latest edition of PM Forum Magazine. PM Conference Report 2022: Strategy implementation, Employer Value Propositions (EVP), Storytelling and Client Feedback. The event took place on September 29th 2022. After two years online, you could feel the excitement of being face-to-face with 150 people in Read More

2022-11-18T16:43:51+00:00November 18, 2022|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|

Soft skills revisited – with a leadership perspective

This article "Soft skills revisited - with a leadership perspective" has just been published on Lexology. Back in July 2020 I shared some research insights from my book “Essential Soft Skills for Lawyers” which generated significant interest - not least from the associated nine-minute video explaining “soft” skills featuring the Read More

2022-11-08T14:49:16+00:00November 8, 2022|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Legal marketing case study – Thought leadership campaigns at Howard Kennedy (relationship breakdown and business agility)

I keep an eye out for examples of great marketing campaigns by professional service firms as I use case studies in my training workshops. So here’s a legal marketing case study – Thought leadership campaigns at Howard Kennedy (relationship breakdown and business agility). Relationship breakdown and the workplace Relationship breakdown Read More

2022-11-07T09:03:32+00:00November 7, 2022|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Statistics and trends|
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