Change management: Building Resilience – Regulation, Reframing, Relationships and Reflection (Video)

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. As we are all experiencing tremendous strain and stress with the Coronavirus impacting on every aspect of our work and homes lives, I thought I’d share some ideas about resilience. So here’s a 10 minute video looking at four tools to help you become more Read More

2021-03-31T15:52:15+01:00May 17, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

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|

Be more Jessica Pearson – Nine tips on assertiveness, impact and effectiveness for marketing and BD executives

At a recent assertiveness, impact and effectiveness workshop for marketing and BD executives we considered our various heroes and heroines. Jessica Pearson, managing partner of a fictitious New York law firm in the television series Suits, was considered an exemplar of assertiveness, impact and effectiveness. A good role model because Read More

2021-04-03T16:27:30+01:00March 30, 2018|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

These topics – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – form a major part of the creativity and innovation workshops that I run (for details of public courses see here http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx). There are many other blogs on creativity (see, for example: http://kimtasso.com/the-psychology-of-creativity/ and http://kimtasso.com/creative-competencies/). In this blog, I explore critical thinking Read More

2016-12-20T16:23:15+00:00December 20, 2016|Kim's Blog, Management Skills|

Positive, persuasive and persistent – Therapy and theory of partner buy-in

Anger management, changing perceptions, expectations management, risk aversion, new CRM systems, protectionism, inertia and even monkeys - There’s always so much variety when we discuss the challenge of partner buy-in for marketers in professional service firms! At the most recent PM Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ workshop “Getting it past the partners – Read More

2015-06-19T15:56:30+01:00June 19, 2015|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|