Soft skills revisited – with a leadership perspective

This article "Soft skills revisited - with a leadership perspective" has just been published on Lexology. Back in July 2020 I shared some research insights from my book “Essential Soft Skills for Lawyers” which generated significant interest - not least from the associated nine-minute video explaining “soft” skills featuring the Read More

2022-11-08T14:49:16+00:00November 8, 2022|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Telephone skills: Anxiety, voice, etiquette and the client experience

At a recent MBL workshop “Pick up the phone! Client service and sales opportunities for professionals in the digital age” some key issues emerged: Telephone skills: Anxiety, voice, etiquette and the client experience. Anxiety around picking up the phone Delegates reported that they observed that there was more nervousness and Read More

2022-09-22T13:24:12+01:00September 22, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Selling|

Book review: Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field

I haven’t reviewed a book on the topic of internal communication and yet it’s a vital element of marketing, branding, organisational culture, change management and leadership. This contemporary book (published in 2021) is just 200 pages and is subtitled “Streamline your corporate communication to drive efficiency and engagement”. So here’s Read More

2022-09-06T09:18:11+01:00September 6, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Book review – Great networking by Alisa Grafton

To support delegates on networking training sessions, I like to review (and recommend if appropriate - see the list below) the latest books on the topic. This book was published in 2022 (so it’s post-Covid) and is subtitled “The art and practice of building authentic professional relationships”. The author is Read More

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