Animal magic and the art of gaining buy-in: Leeds September 2019

Animal magic and the art of gaining buy-in: Leeds September 2019 Posted on: October 14, 2019

There was a distinctly animal theme to a recent buy-in workshop at the Professional Marketing Forum in Leeds meeting https://www.pmforum.co.uk/locations/yorkshire.aspx. Metaphors and stories are a powerful way to communicate  – so here are some highlights on animal magic and the art of gaining buy-in. Bees – Communication Bees show amazing powers of communication – supporting […]

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Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari

Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari Posted on: October 10, 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day. As a psychologist, counsellor and trustee of a mental health charity I thought I’d share my thoughts on this brilliant book. “Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope” by Johann Hari was a revelation. Everyone is aware of the growing problem in mental health. This […]

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How to facilitate groups

How to facilitate groups Posted on: October 2, 2019

“A team is not a group of people who work together, it is a group of people who trust each other” (Simon Sinek). As social creatures, you’d think that if you put us together in a group we would all just get on, share our thoughts and tackle the task at hand. But that isn’t […]

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Be more visible – the PVI model

Be more visible – the PVI model Posted on: September 25, 2019

At workshops on assertiveness, personal brand development and getting promoted we often talk about the need to be more visible – especially if you work from home, a distant office location or are in a virtual team. I often share the PIA model . The PVI model was developed by Joel Garfinkle and covers: Perception Visibility Influence […]

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A strategy for developing more private client work

A strategy for developing more private client work Posted on: September 20, 2019

A shorter version of this article on A Strategy for developing more private client work was published in The Law Society’s Private Client Section in September 2019 https://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/september-2019/workshop-developing-more-private-client-work/6000337.article At the Law Society’s Private Client Conference in June 2019 I presented a short workshop on “Developing more private client work”. The session covered: 1. Develop a […]

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