Strategic thinking – It’s a jungle out there

Posted on: February 23, 2021 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 delegates to add to their […]

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Marketing and BD planning – Segmentation, Rock Stars and Engagement (Feb 2021)

Posted on: February 18, 2021 Marketing and BD planning – Segmentation, Rock Stars and Engagement (Feb 2021)

Last week, delegates from large and small law firms and an engineering consultancy joined me for a “Marketing and Business Development Planning in a Nutshell” half day training workshop through the  Professional Marketing Forum. We covered a huge amount of material from marketing and business development basics, progressed step-by-step through the M&BD planning process and explored […]

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Managing and growing your private client practice (January 2021)

Posted on: January 13, 2021 Managing and growing your private client practice (January 2021)

In early January, over 20 delegates joined an MBL online training session on “Managing and growing your private client practice”. This article shows the poll results and summarises the points arising from the discussions and breakout sessions and supplements the materials provided at the session. Introductions 55% of the delegates had just one partner in […]

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CIM’s Innovation in Marketing

Posted on: August 24, 2020 Innovation in marketing

People often ask me about innovation in marketing. There is lots of information around on the subject – particularly as we struggle with how to move out of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, through technologically-disrupted markets and into whatever the “new normal” might be. So I thought I would revisit the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) […]

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“The State of the Marketing Profession – Past, Present and Future” by Professor Malcolm McDonald

Posted on: May 28, 2020

I recently joined a webinar organised by The Worshipful Company of Marketors  called “The State of the Marketing Profession – Past, Present and Future” by Professor Malcolm McDonald. You know that feeling you get sometimes when everyone is saying one thing and you believe another, and then begin to doubt yourself? There’s social pressure to […]

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