Insights into assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness (2020)

A half day digital workshop by Professional Marketing Forum  took place in early October for a number of marketing and business development professionals from legal and accountancy firms. Assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness were the topics of discussion. Key takeaways The key takeaways from the delegates included: Self-confidence  is based on Read More

2020-10-09T09:49:25+01:00October 9, 2020|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Proactive Marketing/BD Executive (Oct 2020) – Session highlights

At the Professional Marketing Forum, we ran our first digital version of the popular full day “Proactive Marketing/BD Executive” training workshop at the start of October. We were over-subscribed so will be looking at further dates soon (please contact PM Forum if you are keen to know in advance). This Read More

2020-10-06T13:49:22+01:00October 6, 2020|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

New CIM professional marketing qualifications 2020

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)  is the professional body for marketers in the UK and it regularly updates its professional marketing qualifications at certificate, diploma and post-graduate diploma levels. I reviewed past changes in October 2014. Here is an overview of the new CIM professional marketing qualifications 2020 (which Read More

2020-03-09T11:48:42+00:00March 9, 2020|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Be more visible – the PVI model

At workshops on assertiveness, personal brand development and getting promoted we often talk about the need to be more visible – especially if you work from home, a distant office location or are in a virtual team. I often share the PIA model . The PVI model was developed by Joel Garfinkle Read More

2019-09-25T09:46:13+01:00September 25, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

20 ideas to improve impact, assertiveness and effectiveness for marketing and BD assistants and executives

It was a full house at the recent impact, assertiveness and effectiveness workshop at Professional Marketing Forum (https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/). Here are the top 20 takeaways from the delegates: Increase self-confidence We considered the difference between self-esteem and internal self-confidence and the external portrayal of confidence http://kimtasso.com/be-more-confident-and-convey-confidence/ Use empathy Empathy is needed Read More

2019-08-27T09:38:35+01:00August 27, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|