Book review – Persuasion: The art of influencing people by James Borg

I have read many books on persuasion and influence. My favourites are those by Dr Robert Cialdini  - and I recently made a short (10 minute) video covering his six principles of persuasion.  This is a book review - “Persuasion: the art of influencing people” by James Borg. It is Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:19:39+01:00March 25, 2021|

Leadership: Dealing with resistance to change

This article summarises the key points from a recent presentation I prepared on Leadership: Dealing with resistance to change. Everyone made enormous changes during the Covid19 crisis – seemingly with little resistance. But as we emerge from the crisis and professional service firms attempt to maintain the fast pace of Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:54:54+01:00March 1, 2021|

Property marketing case study – Transformational change in Savills’ bid processes

The London Committee of the PM Forum  hosted an event on 11th November where Ellie Blenkinsop (The Client - Head of Bids at Savills) and Francesca Ayers (The Consultant - Get Serious), shared inspiring and practical insights from their ‘journey’ of transformational change in Savills’ bid processes. They started by Read More

By |2020-11-18T11:42:10+00:00November 18, 2020|

10 key points all about buy-in in professional services (Manchester and Dublin 2019)

I was delighted to present at the North West Region group of Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/locations/north-west.aspx in Manchester all about buy-in in professional services recently. The lunchtime session was hosted by PwC (thanks to regional chair Rachel Kelly and the committee for organising). And it was fantastic that over 60 Read More

By |2019-03-03T12:37:33+00:00March 3, 2019|

Change management – Millennials, metaphors and resistance

These three themes – Millennials, metaphors and resistance - arose during the most recent MBL change management for professional service firms training course https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Tackling-Change-Management---A-Workshop-for-Professional-Practices/8417 Millennials and change management One of the key topics of conversation was that the younger generation have a different outlook and approach which can prove challenging Read More

By |2017-10-10T13:43:05+01:00October 10, 2017|
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