facilitating skills

Book review: You’re not listening – What you’re missing and why it matters by Kate Murphy

Active listening is a core communication skill that is fundamental for creating and developing relationships. Yet listening doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as other communication skills such as speaking, writing, presenting and negotiating. Effective listening is critical for so many activities such as learning, leading, client service, consulting, coaching, Read More

2024-06-07T08:15:32+01:00June 7, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Coaching and Consulting – People and Problem-Solving skills

MBD executives, advisors, managers, client services executives and BDMs from law firms, economics and management consultancies joined a PM Forum  workshop on “Coaching and Consulting Skills for Marketing and Business Development”. We explored the changing role of marketing and business development (MBD) professionals and the growing need for coaching and Read More

2024-02-15T09:57:16+00:00February 15, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

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|

How to facilitate groups – 2 (Herding Cats)

The majority of my clients are lawyers, accountants or surveyors – the professions. It’s said that working with the professions is like herding cats. Some of my clients – the patent attorneys and forensic scientists - also have PhDs in cutting-edge technologies. A double challenge. Professionals are usually successful, independent, Read More

2022-01-19T16:14:28+00:00January 19, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|
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