Telephone skills: Anxiety, voice, etiquette and the client experience

At a recent MBL workshop “Pick up the phone! Client service and sales opportunities for professionals in the digital age” some key issues emerged: Telephone skills: Anxiety, voice, etiquette and the client experience. Anxiety around picking up the phone Delegates reported that they observed that there was more nervousness and Read More

2022-09-22T13:24:12+01:00September 22, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Selling|

Disabled and down but definitely not out – A story of hope after a year

How would you feel if you were suddenly diagnosed with a progressive, incurable, debilitating and potentially disabling disease? How would you cope with the sudden onset of a physical disability and all the mental stress it causes? They say that life happens when you are busy making other plans. I Read More

2022-09-30T13:55:43+01:00September 12, 2022|Kim's Blog|

Book review: Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field

I haven’t reviewed a book on the topic of internal communication and yet it’s a vital element of marketing, branding, organisational culture, change management and leadership. This contemporary book (published in 2021) is just 200 pages and is subtitled “Streamline your corporate communication to drive efficiency and engagement”. So here’s Read More

2022-09-06T09:18:11+01:00September 6, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Marketing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – The power of reflection?

Once a year I have to produce four reflective learning statements for the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) in order to maintain my Chartered Marketer status as a Fellow of CIM. Each year I put off this exercise until the last minute. Yet I always emerge from the process feeling Read More

2022-08-30T16:36:40+01:00August 30, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing|
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