Self-Motivation – Ten top tips (Video)

It’s the start of a New Year! Last year – with all the problems created by the Covid restrictions - it was really hard to keep going sometimes – even for those who usually excel at self-motivation. Apart from the odd bad day, I managed to maintain high motivation levels Read More

By |2021-03-30T20:24:14+01:00January 4, 2021|

Insights into assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness (2020)

A half day digital workshop by Professional Marketing Forum  took place in early October for a number of marketing and business development professionals from legal and accountancy firms. Assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness were the topics of discussion. Key takeaways The key takeaways from the delegates included: Self-confidence  is based on Read More

By |2020-10-09T09:49:25+01:00October 9, 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|

20 ideas to improve impact, assertiveness and effectiveness for marketing and BD assistants and executives

It was a full house at the recent impact, assertiveness and effectiveness workshop at Professional Marketing Forum (https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/). Here are the top 20 takeaways from the delegates: Increase self-confidence We considered the difference between self-esteem and internal self-confidence and the external portrayal of confidence http://kimtasso.com/be-more-confident-and-convey-confidence/ Use empathy Empathy is needed Read More

By |2019-08-27T09:38:35+01:00August 27, 2019|

Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners

At the end of 2018 I was invited to facilitate a Managing Partners’ Forum breakfast roundtable titled: Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners. There were managing partners of law, accountancy and management consulting firms present – and the session was chaired by Richard Thorby. Here’s a summary of Read More

By |2021-04-03T15:21:06+01:00January 11, 2019|
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