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|

20 insights on change management processes and communication

I facilitated an inhouse change management workshop for a law firm recently. We looked at change management through the lens of both individual and organisational change. And we used two of their planned change projects to consider the issues and to test out and apply the various techniques. At the Read More

2022-11-02T16:58:13+00:00November 2, 2022|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Strategy|
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