Strategic thinking – It’s a jungle out there

On 17 February I had the pleasure of facilitating a sold-out workshop on “Being more strategic” for the PM Forum. There were delegates from large and small law firms, patent attorneys, accountants, actuaries and management consultants. This is a summary of the session which I promised I’d share with the Read More

2021-04-01T16:12:24+01:00February 23, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Strategy silos – is marketing guilty too? Align, integrate, focus, educate and champion

A short while ago, I travelled to Birmingham for a West Midlands Professional Marketing Forum  meeting to talk about “Towards strategic marketing”. Yesterday, I presented at a professional services conference in Sussex (organised by Consortium  and supported by CIM) and presented on a similar topic. Whereas we often consider our lawyers, accountants and surveyors Read More

2018-07-18T11:32:31+01:00July 18, 2018|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Property, Strategy|

Legal case study – Anatomy of a law firm merger (Ross & Craig and DMH Stallard)

In 2015 I interviewed David Leadercramer, the former managing partner and senior partner of Ross & Craig solicitors http://www.rosscraig.com/ about his firm’s decision to merge with DML Stallard http://www.dmhstallard.com/ to gain insight into the merger decision and process. The original interview is below. David was kind enough to reflect recently Read More

2017-09-27T09:33:11+01:00September 27, 2017|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Strategy|