Book Review: Smarter selling – Next generation sales strategies to meet your buyer’s needs every time by Keith Dugdale and David Lambert

I am often asked to recommend books on sales and selling – both for beginners and experienced practitioners. There are so many to choose from – I’ve read hundreds, reviewed a fair few and even written a couple. So I've done a series of reviews (other recommended sales books are Read More

2022-05-06T16:10:33+01:00May 6, 2022|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Relationship Management, Selling|

Ten top takeaways on stakeholder engagement and buy in

At this week's “Buy in, Engagement and stakeholder management” workshop with PM Forum  delegates from legal and accountancy firms across the UK identified their ten top takeaways on stakeholder engagement and buy in. Build your credibility What is required for credibility? There are numerous elements including: qualifications, experience, knowledge (of Read More

2022-04-29T11:58:06+01:00April 29, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Book review: How to advance your career in professional services marketing by Dominic Ayres

This article was published in the April 2022 edition of PM Magazine. A book review: How to advance your career in professional services marketing by Dominic Ayres. It’s a useful and timely book for those planning their careers in professional services marketing and business development. It starts at launching your Read More

2022-04-22T14:47:05+01:00April 22, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|

Future Marketing (BD) Manager – Ogres, Cacti and Dance the POLCA

The PM Forum’s  Future Marketing (BD) Manager in person workshop this week was attended by delegates from legal (solicitors, barristers, patent attorneys), accountancy, actuarial and management consultancy firms. Taylor Wessing was kind enough to provide our venue for this full day workshop – the views of the City of London Read More

2022-03-08T14:46:27+00:00March 8, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Does Zoom/Teams replace telephone calls? Telephone skills workshop

At a recent digital workshop for MBL on “Pick up the phone: Client service and sales opportunities for professionals in the digital age” delegates asked if videoconferences replaced telephone calls. Does Zoom/Teams replace telephone calls? Telephone skills workshop. The research finding from Stanford University that people are 34 times more Read More

2022-02-22T13:16:23+00:00February 21, 2022|Kim's Blog, Relationship Management, Selling|
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