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|

Be more strategic – Strategy in a post-Covid19 world

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 Read More

2020-07-21T10:24:42+01:00July 21, 2020|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Property, Strategy|

Improve your strategic thinking – Seven insights (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 Read More

2020-06-22T12:16:35+01:00June 22, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Be more onion, time out from the tsunami and other strategy insights

At the recent “Be more strategic” workshop (organised by Professional Marketing Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) the delegates - from law firms, accountancy practices, management consultancies and property partnerships – discussed a range of ideas and tools to be more strategic. Be more onion, time out from the tsunami and other strategy insights Read More

2019-03-25T16:03:40+00:00March 25, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Strategic thinking – Audits, assumptions and alignment

We discussed strategic thinking – audits, assumptions and alignment at the recent “Being more strategic” training workshop at the Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx   Fee-earners and strategy There was a discussion about why some fee-earners in professional service firms found strategic discussions and decisions difficult, for example: There are multiple Read More

2018-03-26T10:59:55+01:00March 26, 2018|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|