Improve your strategic thinking – Seven insights (2020)

Posted on: June 22, 2020 Improve your strategic thinking – Seven insights (2020)

At the beginning of 2020 at a “Being more strategic” workshop by the Professional Marketing Forum  the delegates – from a variety of legal, accountancy, property and consultancy firms – reflected on how to improve strategic thinking both in themselves and their firms. A further session is imminent and I will share some information about […]

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Research report: 24th Annual Smith & Williamson Law Firm Survey 2018 “Brexit, what Brexit?”

Posted on: July 15, 2019

The annual Smith & Williamson law firm survey 2018 obtained the opinions of over 130 managing partners and senior management personnel across the UK in August 2018. The clear message emerging from this year’s survey show that law firms are continuing to fight for top talent in a competitive market but are increasingly confident about […]

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Strategy workshop: Skills, resources, involvement and tools for the journey

Posted on: October 18, 2014

Yesterday saw the first presentation of the new PM Forum training course on “Being more strategic” (a Strategy workshop) which was hosted in the marvellous client space at Linklaters solicitors. Whilst most delegates were from law firms there were a good number from accountancy practices and even a representative from the property profession. The challenges […]

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Book Review – “How to think strategically: Your roadmap to innovation and results” by Davide Sola and Jerome Couturier

Posted on: August 19, 2014

I’ve read numerous books on strategy since before my MBA in 1996 and ever since. There were some good and some poor. As part of preparing for the forthcoming course on “Being more strategic” for PM Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ I needed to select a couple of books to recommend to delegates. This is the first of […]

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