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The future shape of a Proactive MBD Executive? Hard (technical and AI) skills, soft skills and career development (Ireland, 2024)

Following the success of Being more strategic - Case studies and insights (Ireland May 2023) (kimtasso.com) last year, I was invited back to Dublin earlier this month. The topic of the half day training session was “Becoming a proactive marketing and business development (MBD) executive” which was tailored by the Read More

2024-05-28T14:02:06+01:00May 28, 2024|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Future Marketing and Business Development Manager: Connections, Collaboration, Context, Creativity, Cause and Continuous learning

In early December (and despite the train strike), we gathered at the offices of London | Simmons & Simmons (simmons-simmons.com) for a workshop on “Future Marketing and Business Development Manager”. Training - PM Forum. It was an energetic and exciting day where everyone took away different ideas and actions. Future Read More

2023-12-12T11:56:34+00:00December 12, 2023|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

How Marketing and Business Development (M&BD) Assistants can shine – Develop knowledge and skills, build personal brand and increase visibility

The September PM Forum workshop on “Professional and Practical Skills for Marketing and Business Development (M&BD) Assistants” was attended by 18 delegates from legal, accountancy, consultancy and actuarial firms. The session comprises three elements: marketing and business development fundamentals, practical marketing communication and business development skills and growing your career. Read More

2023-09-29T13:49:21+01:00September 29, 2023|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

The Proactive M&BD Executive – Culture shock, marketing models, fee-earner engagement, qualifications and social media

Just before Easter I spent a day facilitating the popular PM Forum training workshop “The Proactive M&BD Executive”. With a full house of marketing and business development executives from legal and accountancy firms across the UK it was an interactive, valuable and fun day (Thank you delegates for your spirited engagement Read More

2023-04-12T18:25:44+01:00April 12, 2023|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Social Media|

Be more strategic – A metaphor: Analyse, join and align the dots

At the start of March, there was an online PM Forum workshop on “Being more strategic”. Delegates were from legal and accountancy firms with roles as varied as marketing, digital marketing, business development, PR and key accounts (executives, managers and a director). Below is a summary of the key themes Read More

2023-03-06T11:22:47+00:00March 6, 2023|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Strategy|
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