Six themes for Proactive Marketing and BD Executives (2019) – Careers, Communications, Difficulties, Goals, Expertise and Mind sets

At the recent Proactive Marketing Executive workshop by PM Forum there were six themes for Proactive Marketing and BD executives – Careers, Communications, Goals, Difficulties, Expertise and Mind sets. 1. Take responsibility for your career development There was a lot of interest in career development. Some (larger) firms have Read More

2020-01-02T11:53:24+00:00January 2, 2020|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Six insights from marketing and business development assistants

Earlier in November, there was a full house on the Professional Marketing Forum’s half day workshop on Practical and Professional Skills for Marketing and Business Development Assistants. There were delegates from legal, accountancy, actuarial, property and engineering firms. Here are the six insights from marketing and business development assistants that Read More

2019-11-25T10:42:33+00:00November 25, 2019|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Book Review: Helping people change: Coaching with compassion for lifelong learning and growth by Richard Boyatzis, Melvin Smith and Ellen Van Oosten

This review appeared in the most recent addition of Professional Marketing magazine “Helping people change: Coaching with compassion for lifelong learning and growth” is an important book for those interested in behaviour change and change management– whether as a professional coach, a leaning and development expert or a leader Read More

2019-10-18T16:12:50+01:00October 18, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

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 ( 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 Use empathy Empathy is needed Read More

2019-08-27T09:38:35+01:00August 27, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|
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