Highlights from a referrer management workshop (2020)

Posted on: December 22, 2020 Highlights from a referrer management workshop (2020)

It was great to see so many people on the December digital presentation of the popular MBL “Developing more work from referrers and intermediaries” workshop – there were representatives from law, accountancy, insolvency and engineering firms. Here are the highlights from a referrer management workshop. Amongst the aims of the delegates were: To develop a […]

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Adapting to dog, cat and bear personalities: Better Business Relationships – Digitally (Video)

Posted on: April 1, 2020

A five minute video on a pragmatic guide to Adapting to dog, cat and bear personalities: Better Business Relationships – Digitally. Hi. I’m Kim Tasso of RedStarKim. Thanks for checking in to this short (five minutes) – and hopefully entertaining and educational – video. Oh – and this is Bert – he’s one of my […]

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Six themes for Proactive Marketing and BD Executives (2019) – Careers, Communications, Difficulties, Goals, Expertise and Mind sets

Posted on: January 2, 2020 Six themes for Proactive Marketing and BD Executives (2019) – Careers, Communications, Difficulties, Goals, Expertise and Mind sets

At the recent Proactive Marketing Executive workshop by PM Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx there were six themes for Proactive Marketing and BD executives – Careers, Communications, Goals, Difficulties, Expertise and Mind sets. 1. Take responsibility for your career development There was a lot of interest in career development. Some (larger) firms have competency frameworks and a clear […]

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Animal magic and the art of gaining buy-in: Leeds September 2019

Posted on: October 14, 2019 Animal magic and the art of gaining buy-in: Leeds September 2019

There was a distinctly animal theme to a recent buy-in workshop at the Professional Marketing Forum in Leeds meeting https://www.pmforum.co.uk/locations/yorkshire.aspx. Metaphors and stories are a powerful way to communicate  – so here are some highlights on animal magic and the art of gaining buy-in. Bees – Communication Bees show amazing powers of communication – supporting […]

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

Posted on: August 27, 2019 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 to see the other person’s […]

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