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|

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

Soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks (Video)

I have produced a 10 minute video on soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks. This includes an overview of John Whitmore’s GROW model, the OCM’s SMILE model and the compassionate coaching movement’s Intentional Change Theory (ICT). The video also considers the range of soft skills needed for effective Read More

2021-03-31T15:51:21+01:00June 1, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Book review: Neuroscience for organizational change by Hilary Scarlett

The book “Neuroscience for organizational change: an evidence-based practical guide to managing change” by Hilary Scarlett is both intellectually challenging and practical. I would add it to the list of recommended books on change management that should be read by those involved in organizational change programmes whether leaders, human resource Read More

2020-05-27T11:51:38+01:00May 27, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Strategy|