PM Conference Report 2022: Strategy implementation, Employer Value Propositions (EVP), Storytelling and Client Feedback

This article was published in the latest edition of PM Forum Magazine. PM Conference Report 2022: Strategy implementation, Employer Value Propositions (EVP), Storytelling and Client Feedback. The event took place on September 29th 2022. After two years online, you could feel the excitement of being face-to-face with 150 people in Read More

2022-11-18T16:43:51+00:00November 18, 2022|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|

Book review: The Management Shift – How to harness the power of people and transform your organization for sustainable success by Vlatka Hlupic

I completed my MBA two decades ago although I consume the latest management books voraciously. This 2014 book by Professor Vlatka Hluplic didn’t appear on my radar but I had the privilege of meeting the author through my work with the Managing Partners Forum.  And I’m so glad that I Read More

2022-10-18T13:38:09+01:00October 18, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Strategy|

Book review: Influential Internal Communication by Jenni Field

I haven’t reviewed a book on the topic of internal communication and yet it’s a vital element of marketing, branding, organisational culture, change management and leadership. This contemporary book (published in 2021) is just 200 pages and is subtitled “Streamline your corporate communication to drive efficiency and engagement”. So here’s Read More

2022-09-06T09:18:11+01:00September 6, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Relationship Management|

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|
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