Improve your strategic thinking – Seven insights (2020)

At the beginning of 2020 at a “Being more strategic” workshop by the Professional Marketing Forum  the delegates – from a variety of legal, accountancy, property and consultancy firms – reflected on how to improve strategic thinking both in themselves and their firms. A further session is imminent and I Read More

2020-06-22T12:16:35+01:00June 22, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Be more onion, time out from the tsunami and other strategy insights

At the recent “Be more strategic” workshop (organised by Professional Marketing Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) the delegates - from law firms, accountancy practices, management consultancies and property partnerships – discussed a range of ideas and tools to be more strategic. Be more onion, time out from the tsunami and other strategy insights Read More

2019-03-25T16:03:40+00:00March 25, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Marketing planning in a nutshell

I provide many public training courses on marketing planning in a nutshell. But questions about marketing planning arise in many other public and in-house training courses on business development, referrer management and social selling. And of course people ask me for a standard marketing plan template. But it’s rarely as Read More

Marketing planning in a nutshell – Selecting a strategy

At last week’s “Marketing planning in a nutshell” workshop by Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ the delegates requested that I write a blog on selecting strategies. The first part of the session focused on the marketing audit – analysing internal and external sources of information in order to identify strengths, weakness, Read More