Active Listening (Video)

Posted on: November 27, 2020

This 10 minute video looks at why active listening is so important – yet difficult. It provides seven tips to help you improve your active listening skills. Video script Hi I’m Kim Tasso. Today – as you can see from my ears – I’ll be talking about active listening. I’ll be sharing eight tips on […]

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Selling Basics – Detectives and DMUs (Video) and recommended books on selling

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Todays’ short (eight minute) video covers some core ideas in business-to-business (B2B) sales. It considers the need to undertake research before approaching a prospective client and how the research continues when you first make contact. The idea is to “be more detective” to learn about your prospect. It then explores the idea of the Decision-Making […]

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Top picks from KAM training workshops (October 2020)

Posted on: October 20, 2020 Top picks from KAM training workshops (October 2020)

At last week’s “Towards KAM and ABM – helping fee-earners with relationship management” workshop (presented digitally through the PM Forum)  we covered a lot of content in a short amount of time. This post covers the top picks from KAM training workshops – as it includes feedback from a previous KAM workshop to show how […]

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KAM Basics – Bowties and Diamonds (Video)

Posted on: October 4, 2020

In this short video (4 minutes) I address some KAM Basics – Bowties and Diamonds (Video). What key client relationships look like when they are a bowtie or diamond configuration. (Video script KAM Basics – Bowties and Diamonds) Hi I’m Kim Tasso And today I am going to talk about an idea to help client […]

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Book review: Executive Engagement Strategies – how to have conversations and develop relationships that build B2B relationships by Bev Burgess

Posted on: August 11, 2020 Executive Engagement Strategies – how to have conversations and develop relationships that build B2B relationships by Bev Burgess

(A shorter version of this book review: Executive Engagement Strategies appeared in a recent edition of Professional Marketing magazine)  I reviewed two of Bev’s previous books – in 2011 on marketing technology as service and more recently, in February 2020, her fabulous practitioner’s guide to Account Based Marketing. I’m a big fan. This one focuses […]

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