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Leadership conversation skills: SCARF model of neuroscience in social interactions, collaboration and relationships

I first mentioned SCARF in an article about neuroscience and leadership Leadership: Lessons from Star Trek and Neuroscience - Kim Tasso back in 2012. There David Rock talked about the neuroscience of leadership - the need to still your mind, improve emotional regulation, watch non-verbal signals and take care with Read More

2023-10-01T15:32:48+01:00October 1, 2023|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Conversation skills book review 3: Conversational intelligence – How great leaders build trust and get extraordinary results by Judith E Glaser (2014)

I’m often asked to provide training in conversation skills. Whether it’s for confident or commercial conversations as part of the networking skills toolkit or part of a relationship building or sales conversations. I often wonder whether the perceived conversation skills gap was caused by the imposed isolation during the Covid Read More

2023-05-22T15:35:30+01:00May 22, 2023|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Telephone skills for lawyers and accountants – Confidentiality, client experience, accents and gatekeepers

There have been many requests recently for inhouse training on telephone skills to support client service and selling both for fee-earners and support staff. Earlier in April I ran a public MBL “Pick up the phone – Client service and sales opportunities for professionals in the digital age” online training Read More

2023-04-24T13:08:10+01:00April 24, 2023|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|

Soft skills for tough barristers (Reflection, Self-Coaching, Change, EQ, Awareness, Goal-setting, Communications) Counsel Magazine

This article was published in the January 2023 edition of Counsel magazine. January 2023 | COUNSEL | The Magazine of the Bar of England and Wales (counselmagazine.co.uk) Soft skills for tough barristers (Reflection, Self-Coaching, Change, EQ, Awareness, Goal-setting, Communications).  The seasonal break allows time to step back and reflect on Read More

2023-01-23T09:35:10+00:00January 23, 2023|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

A general law of interpersonal relationships?

This time last week (17th June) I was asked to join some other great speakers at the 75th MPF Retuning your firm online session.  Richard Chaplin asked me to speak about psychology and business relationships. The intersection between the topics of relationship management and psychology is an area of particular Read More

2022-06-29T08:27:20+01:00June 24, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|
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