Dealing with “difficult” people – Nine strategies for dealing with arrogance

I was surprised that at two recent workshops, delegates indicated that the attitudes and/or behaviours that they least like dealing with was arrogance. More so than anger, aggression and sadness. During another training scenario, I noticed that people acting in a superior way evoked similarly strong negative reactions. So this Read More

2021-06-01T15:39:59+01:00June 1, 2021|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Selling Basics – Detectives and DMUs (Video) and recommended books on selling

Todays' short (eight minute) video covers some core ideas in business-to-business (B2B) sales. It considers the need to undertake research before approaching a prospective client and how the research continues when you first make contact. The idea is to "be more detective" to learn about your prospect. It then explores Read More

2022-05-30T15:31:39+01:00October 30, 2020|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|

Six themes on cross-selling and referrer management workshop highlights (2020)

Yesterday I facilitated an interactive workshop through the Professional Marketing Forum  on cross-selling and referrer management. I promised the delegates – representing a range of legal and accountancy practices – that I would summarise and share the key points arising from the session and the six themes to supplement their Read More

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