Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning – Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning - Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology) Posted on: February 18, 2019

This report “Preparing the future workforce” is an important read for leaders of professional services firms (PSFs). Marketing professionals should consider it as part of their environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning. Commercial advisers and employment lawyers will no doubt find the information of value. HR professionals will be interested in the impact on their workplace […]

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Getting to grips with Instagram marketing in professional services

Getting to grips with Instagram marketing in professional services Posted on: January 28, 2019

I hadn’t taken Instagram seriously for professional services marketing in the past. I set up an account some time ago to experiment and to see what my (grown) kids were up to. But when I wrote a guide to social media for lawyers http://kimtasso1.wpengine.com/social-media-in-business-development-a-guide-for-lawyers/ at the end of 2018, I noted that there were a […]

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Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners

Posted on: January 11, 2019

At the end of 2018 I was invited to facilitate a Managing Partners’ Forum (http://www.mpfglobal.com/) breakfast roundtable titled: Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners. There were managing partners of law, accountancy and management consulting firms present – and the session was chaired by Richard Thorby. Here’s a summary of the key points I […]

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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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What marketing and business development assistants would like to say to their fee-earners

marketing and business development assistants would like to say to their fee-earners Posted on: December 18, 2018

At a recent training workshop we considered: What marketing and business development assistants would like to say to their fee-earners. The assistants know that they have to work hard to understand what their fee-earners do and who they do it for – they must develop empathy with their fee-earners and develop product knowledge in the […]

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