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|

Book review: The Management Shift – How to harness the power of people and transform your organization for sustainable success by Vlatka Hlupic

I completed my MBA two decades ago although I consume the latest management books voraciously. This 2014 book by Professor Vlatka Hluplic didn’t appear on my radar but I had the privilege of meeting the author through my work with the Managing Partners Forum.  And I’m so glad that I Read More

2022-10-18T13:38:09+01:00October 18, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Strategy|

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|

Avoid the revolving door – Recruiting and retaining marketing and business development professionals in PSFs

The Great Resignation arrived somewhat early in the marketing and business development (M&BD) teams of professional services firms (PSF) after Covid. There was a dizzying whirl of junior and senior professionals moving firms – some pushed by the behaviour of firms during lockdown and others pulled to the attractions of Read More

2022-11-07T11:27:03+00:00August 18, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|
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