Book review: “The change catalyst – secrets to successful and sustainable business change” by Campbell MacPherson (Change Management)

Posted on: September 26, 2018 Change management Change Catalyst

I was at the Business Book Awards https://www.businessbookawards.co.uk/  in March. I saw Campbell’s humble and humorous acceptance speech when this book scooped the overall winner prize. The judges’ glowing commendations  meant that I simply had to read it. The change catalyst is indeed a great book. It’s beautifully written and a welcome addition to change management […]

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Client Experience Management (CEM) – Research into the client journey at law firms

Posted on: July 20, 2018 Client Experience Management (CEM) – Research into the client journey at law firms

Whilst presenting a paper on strategic marketing at a recent professional services marketing conference in Sussex https://www.kimtasso.com/strategy-silos-is-marketing-guilty-too-align-integrate-focus-educate-and-champion/, one of my fellow presenters was Jonathan Winchester, chief executive of insight6 Limited https://insight6.com/ (which some of you may know as Shoppers Anonymous). He gave a fascinating talk about Client Experience Management (CEM which some refer to as […]

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Accountancy marketing case study – Manufacturing and engineering benchmarking thought leadership at MHA

Posted on: June 8, 2018 Accountancy marketing case study – Manufacturing and engineering benchmarking thought leadership at MHA

I’m always on the lookout for great marketing and communications campaigns and I found an excellent sector initiative by a UK wide accountancy association – Manufacturing and engineering benchmarking thought leadership at MHA. It’s a good accountancy marketing case study. The main research publication is the annual report (the latest is for 2017/2018 but it […]

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How do we get more women into surveying?

Posted on: July 14, 2017

Recruitment in the property sector is tough. Many property practices find their growth ambitions constrained because they can’t recruit enough of the right calibre candidates – at junior and senior levels. In some cases, this results in unseemly salary battles and a constant churn of junior, middle ranking and senior surveyors – and the resultant […]

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Differentiation strategies and innovation

Posted on: June 9, 2017 Differentiation strategies and innovation

Differentiation is a question that is raised in many of my strategy and business development workshops for professional service firms. Differentiation is the process of identifying a difference between your own and competing products or services that has some value to clients. Differentiation is a fundamental marketing concept for the mature markets of the legal, […]

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