Does Zoom/Teams replace telephone calls? Telephone skills workshop

At a recent digital workshop for MBL on “Pick up the phone: Client service and sales opportunities for professionals in the digital age” delegates asked if videoconferences replaced telephone calls. Does Zoom/Teams replace telephone calls? Telephone skills workshop. The research finding from Stanford University that people are 34 times more Read More

2022-02-22T13:16:23+00:00February 21, 2022|Kim's Blog, Relationship Management, Selling|

Don’t jump to conclusions – Coaching and Consulting skills (Expectations, Relationships, Listening, Goals and Implementation (February 2022))

It was a full house on the second presentation of this PM Forum training  workshop on “Coaching and Consulting Skills for Marketing and Business Development” in February 2022. Most of the professions – lawyers, patent attorneys, accountants, economists, engineers and actuaries – were represented. This post explores one of the Read More

2022-02-11T16:55:49+00:00February 11, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

How to facilitate groups – 2 (Herding Cats)

The majority of my clients are lawyers, accountants or surveyors – the professions. It’s said that working with the professions is like herding cats. Some of my clients – the patent attorneys and forensic scientists - also have PhDs in cutting-edge technologies. A double challenge. Professionals are usually successful, independent, Read More

2022-01-19T16:14:28+00:00January 19, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Book review – Brilliant personal effectiveness by Douglas Miller

The start of a New Year means new habits right? I have run training sessions on improving personal effectiveness for many years so it was good to find an introductory book that covers the majority of the topics. It also contains a fair amount of positive psychology (which is pretty Read More

2022-01-04T10:03:13+00:00January 4, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Conference review: Rebooting Marketing for Growth – 26th Professional Marketing Forum Conference 2021

A version of this article appears in the November 2021 edition of PM Forum Magazine: “Conference review: Rebooting Marketing for Growth – 26th Professional Marketing Forum Conference 2021”  It seemed like just yesterday when we were poised in front of our screens at home attending the first online PM Forum Read More

2021-11-03T14:37:20+00:00November 3, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Property|
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