Future Marketing Manager – A checklist for success and how to get promoted

Future Marketing Manager – A checklist for success and how to get promoted Posted on: May 21, 2019

At the January 2019 presentation of the popular Future Marketing Manager course at Professional Marketing Forum, one of the group exercises was to write a checklist of what marketing and business development executives needed to do to be promoted to and successful as managers. So here is a checklist for success and how to get […]

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Commerciality – Finance, pricing, innovation and research

Commerciality – Finance, pricing, innovation and research Posted on: May 13, 2019

Earlier this year we ran the first “Commerciality – Finance, Pricing, Innovation and Research” workshop through Professional Marketing Forum. https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx.  I am delighted to report that the consensus was that it was a success (even though we have some tweaks to make to the timing for all the group exercises). Here are the highlights:  Aims […]

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Better Business Relationships and DACRIE – A model to enhance business relationships

Better Business Relationships and DACRIE - A model to enhance business relationships Posted on: April 15, 2019

This article “A model to enhance business relationships” was published in the March 2019 edition of Ambition (the magazine of the Association of MBAs). It describes the DACRIE model which is the basis of the book by Kim Tasso “Better Business Relationships – Insights from psychology and management for working in a digital world”. The […]

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Change management and Employee engagement

Change management and Employee engagement Posted on: April 8, 2019

At the recent MBL Change management workshop https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Tackling-Change-Management—A-Workshop-for-Professional-Practices/8417 we covered a lot of topics but the one that generated most interest was employee engagement. Change management and Employee engagement is particularly important in professional service firms where highly-skilled people are constantly on the front line with clients so it has a direct impact on service […]

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Managing and marketing a profitable surveyors’ practice – Guiding and rising stars

Managing and marketing a profitable surveyors’ practice – Guiding and rising stars Posted on: March 28, 2019

At the recent Managing and marketing a profitable surveyors’ practice workshop (https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Managing-_-Marketing-a-Profitable-Surveyors-Practice/5865/) the following ideas had the most impact on the delegates. There were two themes. The first was the “guiding star of strategy” – the vision of the partners, the business plan and the marketing plan. The second was “rising stars in the practice” […]

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