Organisational culture

Changing behaviour in the workplace to boost productivity – Insights from psychology

In October, I was invited by Richard Chaplin and Richard Thorby of the Managing Partners Forum https://www.mpfglobal.com/ to lead a discussion on “Changing behaviour in the workplace to boost productivity – Insights from psychology” for the People, Performance and Culture group (including directors and HR professionals from leading law, architectural, Read More

2019-12-04T15:00:56+00:00December 2, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Don’t try to eat the white elephant whole – thoughts on change management and leadership

At the recent “Change management and leadership” workshop run by Professional Marketing Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx we experimented with different tools and techniques to help lead and manage change. But one thing that the delegates focused on was “Don’t try to eat the white elephant whole”. Let me explain our thoughts on Read More

2021-04-30T17:17:53+01:00November 18, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Strategy|

Change management and Employee engagement

At the recent MBL Change management workshop https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Tackling-Change-Management---A-Workshop-for-Professional-Practices/8417 we covered a lot of topics but the one that generated most interest was employee engagement. Change management and Employee engagement is particularly important in professional service firms where highly-skilled people are constantly on the front line with clients so it has Read More

Strategic thinking – Audits, assumptions and alignment

We discussed strategic thinking – audits, assumptions and alignment at the recent “Being more strategic” training workshop at the Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx   Fee-earners and strategy There was a discussion about why some fee-earners in professional service firms found strategic discussions and decisions difficult, for example: There are multiple Read More

2018-03-26T10:59:55+01:00March 26, 2018|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|
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