The impact of Covid on listening while selling

Earlier in the year I joined an incredible panel of marketing and business development experts including  – Helen Blake of FutureCurve, Bernard Savage of Size 10 and a half Boots, Claire Mason of Man Bites Dog and Elliott Moss of Mishcon de Reya. The session was ably facilitated by Meirion Read More

Four themes in the art of selling – Integrating marketing and sales, sales process, first contact and selling in a digital world

Earlier this week I ran a full day workshop on selling for MBL  (“The art of selling professional services and winning business”). The day was organised into six modules: the sales process, sales planning, integration with marketing, psychological selling, selling skills and measuring sales success. I selected four themes in Read More

Research on leadership and emotional intelligence (EQ)

I have written extensively on both leadership and emotional intelligence (EQ).  I previously observed the similarities in these skills sets. So I was particularly interested to see two leading authorities – the Center for Creative Leadership and Harvard Business Review – publish articles on these topics where the similarities in Read More

2021-09-16T10:24:57+01:00September 16, 2021|Management Skills|

Proactive Marketing Executive – Plans, Budgets, Relationships and Career Development

Last week I was joined by 18 delegates from solicitor, patent attorney, accountancy, surveying and consulting practices for PM Forum’s “Proactive Marketing Executive” full day workshop.  The poll results and delegate comments are shown below. We cover a huge amount during the day: strategic marketing, operational marketing, managing campaigns, resource Read More

2021-09-10T09:20:22+01:00September 7, 2021|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|
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