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|

Soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks (Video)

I have produced a 10 minute video on soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks. This includes an overview of John Whitmore’s GROW model, the OCM’s SMILE model and the compassionate coaching movement’s Intentional Change Theory (ICT). The video also considers the range of soft skills needed for effective Read More

2021-03-31T15:51:21+01:00June 1, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Better Business Relationships and DACRIE – A model to enhance business relationships

This article “A model to enhance business relationships” was published in the March 2019 edition of Ambition (the magazine of the Association of MBAs). It describes the DACRIE model which is the basis of the book by Kim Tasso “Better Business Relationships – Insights from psychology and management for working Read More

2019-04-15T15:29:33+01:00April 15, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Leadership: Emotional contagion, delegation, coaching and team meetings

At the end of last year I ran a half day training session on management and leadership for marketing and business development professionals. Some key topics of interest were emotional contagion, delegation, coaching and team meetings: Emotional contagion Those around us are affected by our emotions. This means that if Read More

2018-01-12T11:46:00+00:00January 12, 2018|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

New and free learning resource for lawyers and surveyors – from Davitt Jones Bould solicitors

Davitt Jones Bould, the specialist real estate law firm, has launched DJB Learning which is a new and free learning resource for legal and property professionals in order to achieve their CPD. The learning and development portal has information on a number of topics: Technical knowledge Real estate law, knowledge Read More

2017-09-18T10:26:13+01:00September 18, 2017|Lawyers, Management Skills, Property, Web Sites|