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Private client commercial conversations

At a recent business conversation skills session, private client and family lawyers asked about the nature of commercial conversations with individual clients (as opposed to business clients). These private clients are often high net worth (or ultra high net worth). So here are some thoughts on private client commercial conversations. Read More

2024-03-27T10:19:03+00:00March 27, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Relationship Management, Statistics and trends|

Conversation skills book review 1 – How to talk to anyone about anything – James W. Williams

I’m often asked to provide training in conversation skills. Whether it’s for confident or commercial conversations as part of the networking skills toolkit or part of a relationship building or sales conversations. I often wonder whether the conversation skills gap was caused by the imposed isolation during the Covid lockdowns Read More

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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