Professional Marketing Conference Report 2017 – Client focus, technology and disruption

The 22nd Annual Professional Marketing Conference titled “Sharpen your client focus”  http://www.pmforum.co.uk/conference.aspx  took place in September 2017. It was a fine line-up of speakers and sessions including: Andrew Grill of IBM (a practical futurologist) talking about digital disruption, influencer marketing and the importance of LinkedIn for building personal brands An Read More

The Lawyer Business Leadership Summit – Crystal balls, Change, Connection, CRM and Collaboration. And don’t forget the Millennials.

The end of September marks the annual Business Leadership Summit and Awards from The Lawyer magazine so I was at The Brewery in Chiswell Street bright and early for a day of commercial insights from lawyer business leaders. I was not disappointed.  What is the office for? - The Lawyer Read More

2016-10-08T13:36:28+01:00October 8, 2016|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Strategy|

Strategy matters in turbulent times: Digital Transformation. Big Data. Business Models.

I attended last week’s Open University Business School (OUBS) business perspectives seminar on “Strategy Matters in Turbulent Times: Think Big Data. Think Business Models”. After opening comments from Hilary Collins, a lecturer in management, and Mark Fenton-O’Creevy, Associate Dean and professor of organisational behaviour we heard four speakers – each Read More

2016-09-26T14:17:42+01:00September 26, 2016|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Statistics and trends, Strategy|

Thought leadership lecture for Laurie Young – The future of the professions

On Monday evening I attended the Inaugural Lecture for Laurie at Allen & Overy’s offices where there main speakers were Richard Susskind and his son Daniel. James Luke from IBM was also interviewed and there was a panel discussion with representatives from Allen & Overy, The Law Society, the Institute Read More