Human Resources

Book review: The Thriving Lawyer by Traci Cipriano (resilience)

Well-being, mental health and resilience are important themes in professional services – not just in legal firms. People are our most important asset and we need them to feel well and able to take on challenges in order to provide exceptional client service and to be productive. This book will Read More

2024-06-17T09:18:28+01:00June 17, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills|

What do you do when your boss is a micro-managing control freak?

Sadly, this topic still comes up occasionally during training workshops. Many people have suffered at the hands of a line manager who wants to know in detail what is happening and to control everything. It can be frustrating and disempowering. But there are potentially several reasons for this behaviour – Read More

2024-03-04T11:38:15+00:00March 4, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

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|

Legal marketing case studies – Law firm media relations and integrated campaigns (Kysen)

I keep an eye out for case studies in professional services marketing and share them at workshops. This post describes some case studies from veteran legal PR expert – Clare Rodway  at Kysen.   I’ve known Claire for more years than either of us care to remember and her long-established Read More

2023-12-19T17:11:48+00:00December 19, 2023|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Web Sites|

28th PM Forum Conference: Organisational culture, mentoring, digital distraction, ESG and client experience (2023)

For over 20 years I have attended and reported on the annual Professional Marketing conference. Sometimes I have also presented sessions. The latest conference was reported in the winter edition of PM Magazine. Thanks to editor Matt Baldwin for his assistance. The theme of the 28th conference this year was Read More

2023-11-24T09:58:30+00:00November 24, 2023|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing|
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