Strategic thinking – It’s a jungle out there

On 17 February I had the pleasure of facilitating a sold-out workshop on “Being more strategic” for the PM Forum. There were delegates from large and small law firms, patent attorneys, accountants, actuaries and management consultants. This is a summary of the session which I promised I’d share with the Read More

2021-04-01T16:12:24+01:00February 23, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Law firm analysis – MHA Legal Benchmarking Annual Report 2020

I regularly scan for research reports that can be used by professional service firms (lawyers, accountants and surveyors) when conducting their business analysis and business, financial and marketing planning. I share summaries of key reports to assist firms with their planning. The MHA Legal Benchmarking Annual Report 2020 (8th) covers Read More

2021-03-30T20:47:58+01:00January 14, 2021|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Statistics and trends, Strategy|

Selling Basics – Detectives and DMUs (Video) and recommended books on selling

Todays' short (eight minute) video covers some core ideas in business-to-business (B2B) sales. It considers the need to undertake research before approaching a prospective client and how the research continues when you first make contact. The idea is to "be more detective" to learn about your prospect. It then explores Read More

2021-03-31T15:32:49+01:00October 30, 2020|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|