Strategy basics – Mission and vision statements with hedgehogs and helicopters (Video)

Posted on: August 28, 2020

I have prepared a short (8 minute) video on Strategy basics – Mission and vision statements with hedgehogs and helicopters. (Script) Hi, I’m Kim Tasso Today we are going to delve into mission and vision statements with helicopters and hedgehogs. We are going to think about why we are in business and how those ideas […]

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Accountancy marketing case study – How KPMG influenced £35 million in new business by blending digital and offline media

Posted on: March 5, 2020 Accountancy marketing case study - How KPMG influenced £35 million in new business by blending digital and offline media

This blog summarises information published when KPMG won a B2B marketing award for the “Changing futures” best multichannel campaign in 2018  and a talk provided by Daniel Sullivan of KPMG at the September 2019 Professional Marketing Forum Annual Conference. This accountancy marketing case study – How KPMG influenced £35 million in new business – is […]

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Why do you need a business plan?

Posted on: March 2, 2020 Why do you need a business plan?

Many of the clients I work with in the legal, accountancy, property and other sectors are relatively small but fast-growing businesses with up to 30 owner-managers. It is surprising the number of them that either don’t have a business plan or have a plan that is out-of-date or that doesn’t include all of the right […]

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What are your priorities for 2019? Thoughts for professional service firm leaders

Posted on: December 29, 2018

What are your priorities for 2019? Thoughts for professional service firm leaders are shared below. But first, take a few moments to reflect on what you have achieved this year – and savour the successes. And then, as 2018 draws to a close, turn your thoughts to what you want to achieve in 2019. Are you determined to […]

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Book review: Professional services leadership handbook by Nigel Clark, Ben Kent, Alastair Beddow and Adrian Furner

Posted on: October 31, 2018 Professional services leadership handbook

The Professional services leadership handbook (subtitled “How to lead a professional services firm in a new age of competitive disruption”) was published in 2017 and it has taken a while to read and digest the contents and write this review. Professional services leadership is an important topic and the book contains a huge amount of […]

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