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|

Better Business Relationships at the Bedford Square Festival

I was delighted to be asked by The Bloomsbury Institute to present a talk on my latest book “Better Business Relationships” at the Bedford Square Festival in July 2019. Here are the highlights of the presentation. The Bloomsbury connection I have worked extensively in the area for decades as many Read More

2019-08-01T15:26:06+01:00August 1, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Be more confident and convey confidence

Confidence arises as an issue in many workshops – whether junior or senior people, whether fee-earners or marketing professionals, whether making a pitch or speaking in public. Confidence and self-confidence are covered in my latest book “Better Business Relationships” http://kimtasso.com/publications/better-business-relationships/. In this post, I have summarised some tips to be Read More

2019-06-03T09:17:55+01:00June 3, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Making an impact, influence and persuasion

Stephanie Hughes led an interactive session on "Making an impact, influence and persuasion" for an early evening event for Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/ in London recently. Stepanie has been a concert pianist and a radio and television presenter. She is an experienced consultant and coach. Bring energy into the room Read More

2021-04-03T16:01:39+01:00August 13, 2018|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Selling|

Book review: TED Talks – The official TED guide to public speaking by Chris Anderson (Presentation skills)

TED’s mission is to nurture the spread of powerful ideas. Anyone who has seen a TED talk knows that they are expert, entertaining, often emotional and always compelling. And never more than 18 minutes. So while many business presentations might not be suitable for the full TED treatment, there must Read More

2016-10-25T17:52:23+01:00October 25, 2016|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Selling|
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