Book review – Persuasion: The art of influencing people by James Borg

I have read many books on persuasion and influence. My favourites are those by Dr Robert Cialdini  - and I recently made a short (10 minute) video covering his six principles of persuasion.  This is a book review - “Persuasion: the art of influencing people” by James Borg. It is Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:19:39+01:00March 25, 2021|

Podcast – With Kiran Kapur of Cambridge Marketing College on soft skills for marketing professionals

This podcast was released in August 2020 by Kiran Kapur of Cambridge Marketing College  on soft skills for marketing professionals   (Approximate script with links)  Introduction  Kim Tasso is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and has worked in marketing – as a director and a consultant – Read More

By |2021-04-03T14:49:52+01:00August 26, 2020|

Helping tax advisers sell their services – Be more detective

I was delighted when the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIoT) Harrow and North London Branch  invited me back to present an evening session earlier this month. I had previously presented on “Social media for tax advisers” in 2013 . On this occasion my talk was on “Helping tax advisers sell Read More

By |2020-01-30T12:03:21+00:00January 30, 2020|

Enquiry management: Converting more telephone enquiries with basic sales training

At a “Business development for lawyers” course a while back the topic that the delegates asked me to write about was that of converting telephone enquiries. More recently, at a practice development course for private client solicitors, the same issue arose and other insights were shared at a recent in-house Read More

By |2019-07-25T10:53:22+01:00July 25, 2019|

Pick up the phone – Creating better business relationships with telephones

I’ve done training sessions on inbound telephone calls to improve client service and enhance conversion rates (see, for example, http://kimtasso.com/managing-client-service-surveying-property-partnerships/). I’ve done workshops on outbound calls for cold calling (http://kimtasso.com/sales-selling-tips-11-point-plan-cold-calling/). But I was recently asked to cover the topic of outbound calls to existing contacts and clients to enhance business relationships Read More

By |2018-01-24T11:31:58+00:00January 24, 2018|
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