Curiosity is the most desirable soft skill in modern day marketers

Want a career in marketing? Open your eyes and look around

"Curiosity killed the cat*" is a proverb that warns of the dangers of unnecessary investigation or experimentation (credit Wikipedia). Proverbs, by...
In this digital age, with our lives documented by social media, we need a cultural revolution against online bullying, harassment and shaming.

Cruel Intentions: The Lewinsky Effect

Like every woman I know, I’ve worn my hair a multitude of shades, lengths and styles. For a period of time in my 20s, my hair...
Changes jobs when you have something fabulous to run toward

Career Move Ahead

Finding a new employer is a popular new year's resolution. If you're one of the many people who has resolved to change jobs after...
In professional services environments, innovation is rarely disruptive.

Here’s the key to innovation in professional services firms

Every professional services firm claims to be innovative (would any firm admit to being regressive?), but how many really are?

A Lesson in Performance Planning

For many professional services firms this time of year will be defined by salary reviews, promotions and performance planning. It’s an exciting time. Despite...
Behavioural and process innovation are the key to continuous improvement

Behavioural and process innovation should be the priority for most law firms

The professional services sector has always been competitive. Still, it is difficult to point to a moment in history when external forces...
Young woman reading her diary

Public-Private Perspective: How to network on social media

I once had a fleeting relationship with a lothario colleague. Even though we were both single at the time, for a long time afterwards...
You need more than hard skills to climb the corporate ladder

15 leadership skills for career success

It takes more than career experience to climb the corporate ladder – now more than ever companies...

Want to be an employer of choice? Treat your staff as you do your...

Every B2B business aspires to be recognised for its client service. Many organisations say they are, whether or not that’s true. If you’ve worked in...
Plagiarism will damage your reputation and could ruin your career

Plagiarism is a high-level risk for marketers

What would you do if you became aware that one of your competitors had lifted substantial amounts of content from your website or elsewhere?...