Is your organisation too complex?

I participated in a fascinating webinar today by AMBA (Association of MBAs) where Professor Simon Collinson (Dean of Birmingham Business School) presented the key findings from the book he co-authored with Melvin Jay called “From complexity to simplicity: Unleash your organisation’s potential”. There may be some interesting lessons for larger Read More

2013-08-09T20:53:32+01:00October 24, 2012|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Statistics and trends, Strategy|

Diversity Debate – Women on Boards?

The other day there was a piece about the lack of women on UK Boards in the Evening Standard http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/boardroom-doors-are-still-closed-for-women-8084093.html The key points were that: Not one woman has joined the board of any of Britain’s biggest companies in the past year In the past two years, of 87 executive Read More

2013-08-08T20:50:37+01:00August 31, 2012|Kim's Blog, Statistics and trends|

Digital PR case study – Brecher Solicitors: from food to law to property blogging

Nicky Richmond is the joint managing partner and one of four equity partners at West End property law practice Brecher. There are over 30 lawyers and a number of new lateral hires – from City firms and specialist boutiques – are due to join soon. She kindly shared her experiences Read More

2013-08-08T20:45:29+01:00August 16, 2012|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Social Media|

Digital marketing enabled interns going fast!

Econsultancy – as part of its corporate social responsibility programme – is taking some of the brightest graduates and putting them through an intensive “graduate boot camp” digital marketing training programme and making them available for three month internships. The initial 20 “inspiring interns” – whose disciplines span marketing, media, Read More

2013-08-08T19:20:08+01:00July 1, 2012|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Property, Social Media|
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