Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

I am often asked which books I recommend on mediation even though there are plenty of good books around on the subject. Those of my friend Clive Lewis OBE – who has written 14 books including “How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation” (Bloomsbury, 2015) and ”Difficult Conversations - 10 Read More

By |2020-10-19T10:08:29+01:00October 19, 2020|

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

By |2020-04-20T12:55:46+01:00April 20, 2020|

Conference report: “You haven’t heard it all before” Professional Marketing Forum conference September 2019 (Innovation, procurement, campaigns, creativity, assertiveness)

This conference report on the Professional Marketing Forum conference September 2019 was published in the November edition of Professional Marketing magazine https://www.pmforum.co.uk/pm-magazine/pm-magazine.aspx  Lucy Canning of Grant Thornton UK kicked off proceedings by challenging the “echo chamber of assumptions” in professional services marketing and suggesting that we “tear up the rule Read More

By |2019-11-11T10:21:04+00:00November 11, 2019|

Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari

Today is World Mental Health Day. As a psychologist, counsellor and trustee of a mental health charity I thought I’d share my thoughts on this brilliant book. “Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope” by Johann Hari was a revelation. Everyone is aware of the growing Read More

By |2019-10-10T09:20:11+01:00October 10, 2019|

Book review of Better Business Relationships by Paul English of Grant Thornton International

This book review of Better Business Relationships by Paul English of Grant Thornton appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of Professional Marketing magazine Kim Tasso reminds us early on in her book that while no one teaches you about relationships, nearly every aspect of business life demands effective relationships skills. Read More

By |2018-12-05T10:05:35+00:00December 5, 2018|
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