Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning – Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

Posted on: February 18, 2019 Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning - Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

This report “Preparing the future workforce” is an important read for leaders of professional services firms (PSFs). Marketing professionals should consider it as part of their environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning. Commercial advisers and employment lawyers will no doubt find the information of value. HR professionals will be interested in the impact on their workplace […]

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Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners

Posted on: January 11, 2019

At the end of 2018 I was invited to facilitate a Managing Partners’ Forum (http://www.mpfglobal.com/) breakfast roundtable titled: Effective marketing – a discussion with managing partners. There were managing partners of law, accountancy and management consulting firms present – and the session was chaired by Richard Thorby. Here’s a summary of the key points I […]

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Better Business Relationships has been entered into the Business Book Awards

Posted on: January 2, 2019 Better Business Relationships has been entered into the Business Book Awards

What an exciting start to the year! My latest book Better Business Relationships has been entered into the Business Book Awards (BBA). In March 2018 I was delighted to join the fantastic editorial team at Bloomsbury Business and some of its leading authors at the inaugural Business Book Awards. It was a glorious event. On […]

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Help your lawyers understand and engage with social media effectively

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Gaining lawyer interest and engagement with the potential value of social media in both business development and relationship management is a regular theme in buy-in and marketing training workshops. So this new book is designed to help your lawyers understand and engage with social media effectively. There’s a challenging education element – helping lawyers to […]

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Book review: Professional services leadership handbook by Nigel Clark, Ben Kent, Alastair Beddow and Adrian Furner

Posted on: October 31, 2018 Professional services leadership handbook

The Professional services leadership handbook (subtitled “How to lead a professional services firm in a new age of competitive disruption”) was published in 2017 and it has taken a while to read and digest the contents and write this review. Professional services leadership is an important topic and the book contains a huge amount of […]

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