Book review: Mediation and dispute resolution – Contemporary issues and developments by Tony Whatling

I reviewed Tony Whatling’s first book – which provides a great introduction to mediation Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling (kimtasso.com) in October 2020 – before I qualified as a mediator . This book seems to be aimed at more at experienced mediators who become Read More

2022-06-01T08:56:24+01:00June 1, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills|

Five Spice Girl lessons from a pitching workshop (May 2022)

As well as delegates from across the UK (including a few from Romford in East London), we were joined at this session on “Helping fee-earners to prepare the perfect pitch”  by people in Warsaw, Poland and Lisbon, Portugal. During an intense and fast-paced half-day we covered a lot of material Read More

2022-05-30T17:05:06+01:00May 30, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Selling|

Classic management book reviews – The McKinsey way, Good to great, How to manage organisational change and Strategic Selling

At recent consulting, strategy and change management workshops delegates asked about some classic management books. I also noticed that “Good to great” was frequently referenced in some of the latest management thinking. As I had published the reviews below before starting this blog in 2008, I thought I’d re-post them Read More

2022-05-24T17:10:18+01:00May 24, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Selling, Strategy|

Be visible, assert and challenge and remember your goals – Insights from an Assertiveness, impact and effectiveness workshop

Last week there was almost a full house at the PM Forum’s  workshop on “Assertiveness, impact and effectiveness for marketing and business development assistants and executives”. Delegates were from legal, accounting and actuarial firms in a variety of roles including marketing, business development, digital, graphic design, events and client services Read More

2022-05-19T12:30:16+01:00May 19, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management|
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