How to facilitate groups – 2 (Herding Cats)

The majority of my clients are lawyers, accountants or surveyors – the professions. It’s said that working with the professions is like herding cats. Some of my clients – the patent attorneys and forensic scientists - also have PhDs in cutting-edge technologies. A double challenge. Professionals are usually successful, independent, Read More

2022-01-19T16:14:28+00:00January 19, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Marketing Manager Apprenticeship – a Level 6 Qualification

I have been a lecturer on CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) professional marketing qualifications for Cambridge Marketing College several times in the past. Sometimes at weekend sessions at Guildford University for those on the post-graduate diploma courses and at other times in the evening in the City of London and Read More

2022-01-10T10:47:08+00:00January 10, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Book review – Brilliant personal effectiveness by Douglas Miller

The start of a New Year means new habits right? I have run training sessions on improving personal effectiveness for many years so it was good to find an introductory book that covers the majority of the topics. It also contains a fair amount of positive psychology (which is pretty Read More

2022-01-04T10:03:13+00:00January 4, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Insights on pitching – Online, virtual, productivity, confidence and procurement (December 2021)

I recently reviewed all the articles in Professional Marketing magazine  on pitching. And I’ve highlighted the key points here of the latest insights on pitching – Online, virtual, productivity, confidence and procurement. Online pitching In October 2021, Michael Fleming (Kissing with Confidence) argued that whether in the room or on Read More

2021-12-29T10:59:33+00:00December 29, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Selling|
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