Insights into assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness (2020)

A half day digital workshop by Professional Marketing Forum  took place in early October for a number of marketing and business development professionals from legal and accountancy firms. Assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness were the topics of discussion. Key takeaways The key takeaways from the delegates included: Self-confidence  is based on Read More

By |2020-10-09T09:49:25+01:00October 9, 2020|

Conference report: “You haven’t heard it all before” Professional Marketing Forum conference September 2019 (Innovation, procurement, campaigns, creativity, assertiveness)

This conference report on the Professional Marketing Forum conference September 2019 was published in the November edition of Professional Marketing magazine https://www.pmforum.co.uk/pm-magazine/pm-magazine.aspx  Lucy Canning of Grant Thornton UK kicked off proceedings by challenging the “echo chamber of assumptions” in professional services marketing and suggesting that we “tear up the rule Read More

By |2019-11-11T10:21:04+00:00November 11, 2019|

Be more visible – the PVI model

At workshops on assertiveness, personal brand development and getting promoted we often talk about the need to be more visible – especially if you work from home, a distant office location or are in a virtual team. I often share the PIA model . The PVI model was developed by Joel Garfinkle Read More

By |2019-09-25T09:46:13+01:00September 25, 2019|

20 ideas to improve impact, assertiveness and effectiveness for marketing and BD assistants and executives

It was a full house at the recent impact, assertiveness and effectiveness workshop at Professional Marketing Forum (https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/). Here are the top 20 takeaways from the delegates: Increase self-confidence We considered the difference between self-esteem and internal self-confidence and the external portrayal of confidence http://kimtasso.com/be-more-confident-and-convey-confidence/ Use empathy Empathy is needed Read More

By |2019-08-27T09:38:35+01:00August 27, 2019|

Be more confident and convey confidence

Confidence arises as an issue in many workshops – whether junior or senior people, whether fee-earners or marketing professionals, whether making a pitch or speaking in public. Confidence and self-confidence are covered in my latest book “Better Business Relationships” http://kimtasso.com/publications/better-business-relationships/. In this post, I have summarised some tips to be Read More

By |2019-06-03T09:17:55+01:00June 3, 2019|
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