Roles, satisfaction and aspirations of Marketing and Business Development (M&BD) Assistants

It was a full house at the March workshop on “Practical and Professional Skills for Marketing and Business Development (M&BD) Assistants” although almost all delegates were from law firms across the UK. The discussions and polls (see below) provided interesting insights into the roles and aspirations of those entering professional Read More

2023-03-24T09:19:20+00:00March 24, 2023|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Future Marketing/BD Manager – Build resilience to avoid being overwhelmed

A key theme arising at the March PM Forum “Future Marketing/Business Development Manager”   (with delegates from legal, accountancy and consultancy firms) was about being overwhelmed. There were conversations about overwhelmed marketing/BD managers, overwhelmed M&BD teams and overwhelmed fee-earners. Often this was due to heavy and growing workloads – with Read More

2023-03-07T08:53:05+00:00March 7, 2023|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|

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

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 Read More

2021-04-03T15:33:41+01:00December 29, 2018|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Property, Strategy|

Get things in perspective

I usually reserve this blog to write about work related issues but I am making an exception. Earlier this week a senior partner at a firm I work with calmly and without drama announced that a close family member was attending tests for a life threatening condition the next day. Read More

2013-07-26T21:28:52+01:00September 22, 2010|Kim's Blog|
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