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|

Telephone skills workshop – 11 key points

Last week I facilitated a half day MBL telephone skills workshop titled “Pick up the phone! Client service and sales opportunities for professionals in the digital age”.  Delegates included lawyers, property professionals, actuaries and risk management consultants. We considered both inbound calls (enquiry management) and outbound calls (proactive sales calls). Read More

Three referrer management themes – Plans, Relationships and Communication

At the recent MBL “Developing More Work from Referrers & Intermediaries” full day digital workshop what emerged from delegate discussions were three referrer management themes – Plans, Relationship and Communication.  Agree targets and plans It became apparent early in the session that there was a need for different levels of Read More

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