Book review: “Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein

“Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein – provided both great comfort and sparked inspiration on a number of people development initiatives. If you, like me, have sometimes worried that your multiple professions and experiences in numerous industries left you vulnerable to the appeal of Read More

2020-08-03T09:21:17+01:00August 3, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills|

Change management: Your personal transition – Endings, neutral zone and new beginnings

Following my short video on the emotions during major changes, many people said they are feeling disoriented and disconnected during lock down. It’s no surprise as the changes have been immense and the impact of isolation is underestimated. But I recall – from my work as a psychologist and coach Read More

2020-06-05T09:35:24+01:00June 5, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Book review: The Human Edge – How curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy by Greg Orme

This book “The Human Edge – How curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy” by Greg Orme (London Business School, founder of the Centre for Creative Business and with clients including Accenture, EY and Arcadia) is both fascinating and inspiring. Most of us (lawyers, accountants, surveyors or Read More

BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates

Earlier in the year, I went along to the first event of 2020 for British Council for Offices BCO’s Inspirational Leaders - Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates. It was full at the Kent House marketing suite which was full of models of new and potential London developments. I thought Read More

2020-04-08T16:48:32+01:00April 8, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Property, Statistics and trends|

New CIM professional marketing qualifications 2020

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)  is the professional body for marketers in the UK and it regularly updates its professional marketing qualifications at certificate, diploma and post-graduate diploma levels. I reviewed past changes in October 2014. Here is an overview of the new CIM professional marketing qualifications 2020 (which Read More

2020-03-09T11:48:42+00:00March 9, 2020|Kim's Blog, Marketing|