Classic management book reviews – The McKinsey way, Good to great, How to manage organisational change and Strategic Selling

At recent consulting, strategy and change management workshops delegates asked about some classic management books. I also noticed that “Good to great” was frequently referenced in some of the latest management thinking. As I had published the reviews below before starting this blog in 2008, I thought I’d re-post them Read More

2022-05-24T17:10:18+01:00May 24, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Selling, Strategy|

Be more strategic – Eight insights (February 2022)

It was a full house as delegates from legal, accounting, property and consulting firms joined me for a PM Forum  digital session on “Being more strategic”. The backdrop of breaking news of Russian activity in Ukraine provided an ominous reminder that many strategy ideas originated in the military domain. Here’s Read More

2022-03-04T08:53:32+00:00March 1, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Future Marketing (Business Development) Manager – Theory, positive outlook, engaging juniors, planning and emerging opportunities (November 2021)

Mazars  hosted for our first post-Covid in person Future Marketing (Business Development) Manager workshop from the Professional Marketing Forum. The workshop was held in a light airy room with fabulous views of St Katherine’s Dock and Tower Bridge. The fully packed, experiential day focused on “hard” issues (management, leadership, strategy, Read More

2021-12-08T08:54:00+00:00December 6, 2021|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Marketing and Business Development Planning in a Nutshell: Benefits, Audits and Goals (November 2021)

I recently had the pleasure of leading an intensive half day digital workshop on “Marketing and Business Development Planning in a Nutshell” for the Professional Marketing Forum. The poll results and discussion points are shown below for the delegates who represented firms in law, accountancy, engineering and economics consultancy from Read More

2021-11-15T11:11:56+00:00November 15, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Strategy|

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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