Don’t try to eat the white elephant whole – thoughts on change management and leadership

Posted on: November 18, 2019 Don’t try to eat the white elephant whole – thoughts on managing change and leadership

At the recent “Change management and leadership” workshop run by Professional Marketing Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx we experimented with different tools and techniques to help lead and manage change. But one thing that the delegates focused on was “Don’t try to eat the white elephant whole”. Let me explain our thoughts on managing change and leadership. What’s […]

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How to facilitate groups

Posted on: October 2, 2019 How to facilitate groups

“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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What are your priorities for 2019? Thoughts for professional service firm leaders

Posted on: December 29, 2018

What are your priorities for 2019? Thoughts for professional service firm leaders are shared below. But first, take a few moments to reflect on what you have achieved this year – and savour the successes. And then, as 2018 draws to a close, turn your thoughts to what you want to achieve in 2019. Are you determined to […]

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3 themes from marketing planning – Stepping stones, persuasion and momentum

Posted on: September 25, 2015

Recently I ran another of the popular “marketing planning in a nutshell” training session for PM Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ The 18 delegates – from a variety of legal and accountancy firms – selected three of the topics we discussed for a follow up blog: Stepping stones, persuasion and maintaining momentum Stepping Stones It’s obvious that before […]

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What makes a good marketing campaign?

Posted on: September 3, 2008

What makes a good marketing campaign? In my capacity as a judge in the MPF (Managing Partners Forum) Awards “Best Marketing Campaign” category (see www.mpfglobal.com) I had the pleasure today of reviewing the short listed entries along with my fellow category judge in advance of the imminent judges’ dinner to discuss the winners in a […]

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