Emotional Intelligence

Book review: The Thriving Lawyer by Traci Cipriano (resilience)

Well-being, mental health and resilience are important themes in professional services – not just in legal firms. People are our most important asset and we need them to feel well and able to take on challenges in order to provide exceptional client service and to be productive. This book will Read More

2024-06-17T09:18:28+01:00June 17, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills|

The future shape of a Proactive MBD Executive? Hard (technical and AI) skills, soft skills and career development (Ireland, 2024)

Following the success of Being more strategic - Case studies and insights (Ireland May 2023) (kimtasso.com) last year, I was invited back to Dublin earlier this month. The topic of the half day training session was “Becoming a proactive marketing and business development (MBD) executive” which was tailored by the Read More

2024-05-28T14:02:06+01:00May 28, 2024|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Change Management – Ted Lasso leadership lessons, emotions and coaching skills

Managing partners, heads of transformation and functional leaders joined a MBL “Tackling change management – a workshop for professional practices” full day workshop in London last week. It was great that law firms, accountancy firms and surveying firms were represented – as the challenges are similar. It was an intense Read More

2024-05-03T11:52:35+01:00May 3, 2024|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Property, Strategy|

Negotiating skills – Balancing task and relationship

I thought I’d share a few key ideas from some recent workshops on negotiation skills. Sometimes I am training business support professionals, but on occasions I am asked to work with legal professionals who typically are known for their excellent negotiation skills. I use the model of balancing task and Read More

2024-04-16T12:10:34+01:00April 16, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Book review – Creating self-esteem by Lynda Field

Whilst published in 1993, this remains an often-quoted book in the area of self-esteem and realizing your true worth. Self-esteem often arises in my workshops on confidence and sometimes in coaching sessions. It’s a short book (150 pages) and a relatively quick and easy read – designed for those without Read More

2024-03-19T17:16:28+00:00March 19, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills|
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