Book review – Brilliant personal effectiveness by Douglas Miller

The start of a New Year means new habits right? I have run training sessions on improving personal effectiveness for many years so it was good to find an introductory book that covers the majority of the topics. It also contains a fair amount of positive psychology (which is pretty Read More

2022-01-04T10:03:13+00:00January 4, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Future Marketing (Business Development) Manager – Theory, positive outlook, engaging juniors, planning and emerging opportunities (November 2021)

Mazars  hosted for our first post-Covid in person Future Marketing (Business Development) Manager workshop from the Professional Marketing Forum. The workshop was held in a light airy room with fabulous views of St Katherine’s Dock and Tower Bridge. The fully packed, experiential day focused on “hard” issues (management, leadership, strategy, Read More

2021-12-08T08:54:00+00:00December 6, 2021|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

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|

Proactive Marketing and BD Executive – Data, Reach, Qualifications, Skills, Metaphors, Relationships and Confidence (April 2021)

The 18 delegates at the April PM Forum day workshop on “The Proactive Marketing and Business Development Executive”  were evenly split between legal and accountancy firms with a slight majority from law firms. Throughout the day there was lots of interaction through polls, break out exercises and discussion. Here I Read More

2021-04-22T15:28:08+01:00April 22, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Marketing and Business Development Assistants: The impact of Covid

It was great to meet with a variety of marketing and business development assistants at the recent half day Professional Marketing Forum digital workshop on “Professional and Practical Skills for Marketing and Business Development Assistants”. All delegates were from law firms rather than other types of professional service firms. 25% Read More

2021-04-01T15:07:17+01:00March 26, 2021|Kim's Blog, Marketing|
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