Five questions from a campaign, thought leadership and project management workshop

At last week’s campaigns workshop for PM Forum training  we had a full house of delegates with a rare balance between legal, accountancy/actuarial, property/engineering and consultancy firms. This article summarises the key themes emerging and contributes to the learning resources pack of the delegates. Five questions from a campaign, thought Read More

2022-06-27T09:21:28+01:00June 27, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling, Strategy|

Pitching and tendering – Focus, differentiation and less is more (April 2022)

There were delegates from law, construction and surveying firms at MBL’s recent “How to prepare and present winning pitches and tenders” . Three key themes emerged on pitching and tendering – Focus, differentiation and less is more. Focus on the client One of the key themes was the need to Read More

2022-04-07T11:17:05+01:00April 4, 2022|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Property, Relationship Management, Selling|

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|

Insights on pitching – Online, virtual, productivity, confidence and procurement (December 2021)

I recently reviewed all the articles in Professional Marketing magazine  on pitching. And I’ve highlighted the key points here of the latest insights on pitching – Online, virtual, productivity, confidence and procurement. Online pitching In October 2021, Michael Fleming (Kissing with Confidence) argued that whether in the room or on Read More

2021-12-29T10:59:33+00:00December 29, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Selling|

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|
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