Seven thoughts on stakeholder management, engagement and buy-In – Workshop summary (April 2021)

This post is for the fabulous delegates at the recent PM Forum  session on stakeholder management, engagement and buy-in. I don’t want to repeat what I have written about in previous stakeholder management, engagement and buy-in blogs so I have selected just seven thoughts from the emerging themes at the Read More

2021-04-30T19:46:20+01:00April 30, 2021|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Storytelling book reviews: The Story Advantage by LJ Bloom and The Story Factor by Annette Simmons

I’ve done lots of training and workshops on storytelling (see this 2017 summary of ideas on selling legal services with storytelling ). Often as part of persuasive writing sessions. The image below shows you some of the tools I use in my storytelling workshops. Most people know that research shows Read More

2021-04-01T15:33:32+01:00March 18, 2021|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|

Influence – Cialdini’s six principles of the psychology of persuasion (Video)

This short (12 minute) video runs through some key ideas on Influence – Cialdini’s six principles of the psychology of persuasion. (Video script) Hi. I’m Kim Tasso. Today we are going to look at the six principles of influence and persuasion – and how you might use them. They are Read More

Leadership: Dealing with resistance to change

This article summarises the key points from a recent presentation I prepared on Leadership: Dealing with resistance to change. Everyone made enormous changes during the Covid19 crisis – seemingly with little resistance. But as we emerge from the crisis and professional service firms attempt to maintain the fast pace of Read More

Change management basics (Video)

Todays’ video explores change management basics – both from individual (psychology) and organisational (business) perspectives. (Video script) I’m Kim Tasso. Today we are going to look at some core ideas around change management. We all experienced massive change during Covid – because we had to. But without a major crisis Read More