Reviewing books by legal and accounting clients – “Covid-19, residential property, equity release and enfranchisement” by Paul Sams and Louise Uphill and “Agile in Business – A guide for Company Leadership” by Robert Morley

I review a lot of books by people I don’t know. So it’s gratifying to read books by people I do know – and who also happen to be clients. Paul Sams and Louise Uphill at Dutton Gregory solicitors  on the impact of Covid-19 on residential property, equity release and Read More

2021-05-10T09:37:42+01:00May 10, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Property|

Managing a surveying practice – Resource management

At the recent digital workshop on “Managing & Marketing a Profitable Surveyors’ Practice” this was found to be the key issue in managing a surveying practice – resource management. Without more people in the practice the leaders were constantly fire-fighting and doing the client work so had little time to Read More

2021-04-11T13:08:04+01:00April 11, 2021|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing, Property, Strategy|

Legal marketing case study – Clark Hill redesigns its marketing and BD team

In September, the international senior marketing and business development team at Clark Hill  presented a webinar for the Professional Marketing Forum. The topic was “Clark Hill redesigns its marketing and BD team”. The work to re-imagine its marketing and business development (M&BD) team won Clark Hill the Best Marketing Initiative Read More

2021-04-01T17:26:56+01:00January 28, 2021|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Strategy|

Pitch Points – Five thoughts from a pitching and tendering workshop (January 2021)

I facilitated a full day online pitching and tendering workshop for MBL covering: policies, processes, research, sales strategy, selling skills, documents, presentation (content and delivery), post pitch actions and tendering metrics. Delegates were from legal and insolvency firms. There was a huge amount discussed during the lectures, exercises and polls Read More

2021-03-30T23:08:43+01:00January 22, 2021|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Marketing, Relationship Management, Selling|