Strategy basics – Mission and vision statements with hedgehogs and helicopters (Video)

Posted on: August 28, 2020

I have prepared a short (8 minute) video on Strategy basics – Mission and vision statements with hedgehogs and helicopters. (Script) Hi, I’m Kim Tasso Today we are going to delve into mission and vision statements with helicopters and hedgehogs. We are going to think about why we are in business and how those ideas […]

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CIM’s Innovation in Marketing

Innovation in marketing Posted on: August 24, 2020

People often ask me about innovation in marketing. There is lots of information around on the subject – particularly as we struggle with how to move out of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, through technologically-disrupted markets and into whatever the “new normal” might be. So I thought I would revisit the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) […]

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Book review: Executive Engagement Strategies – how to have conversations and develop relationships that build B2B relationships by Bev Burgess

Executive Engagement Strategies – how to have conversations and develop relationships that build B2B relationships by Bev Burgess Posted on: August 11, 2020

(A shorter version of this book review: Executive Engagement Strategies appeared in a recent edition of Professional Marketing magazine)  I reviewed two of Bev’s previous books – in 2011 on marketing technology as service and more recently, in February 2020, her fabulous practitioner’s guide to Account Based Marketing. I’m a big fan. This one focuses […]

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Be more strategic – Strategy in a post-Covid19 world

Be more strategic – Strategy in a post-Covid19 world Posted on: July 21, 2020

I recently ran the popular “Be more strategic” session with PM Forum in a modified digital session. It seemed to go well and there was a good level of interaction with delegates who were mostly from law firms but with representatives from the accountancy and actuarial sectors. Not surprisingly, everyone was keen to know about […]

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Improve your strategic thinking – Seven insights (2020)

Improve your strategic thinking – Seven insights (2020) Posted on: June 22, 2020

At the beginning of 2020 at a “Being more strategic” workshop by the Professional Marketing Forum  the delegates – from a variety of legal, accountancy, property and consultancy firms – reflected on how to improve strategic thinking both in themselves and their firms. A further session is imminent and I will share some information about […]

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