Category Archives: influencing

Practice what you preach

“Practice what you preach”. I’m sure we all know this saying. It’s an important one for getting people onside and building trust. If you can’t practice something yourself, you shouldn’t be preaching it to others. But what about preaching what … Continue reading

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The 3 minute KM plan

I still follow The Thesis Whisperer blog from my days doing my MBA and recently they hosted a guest blog from Mary Woessner who described her involvement in the “three minute thesis” competition (3MT). In the 3MT competition, PhD candidates … Continue reading

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Goals and priorities

How often do you have a strategy for the year and a plan for the day, but end up helping everyone else reach their goals and fulfil their strategies, rather than achieve your own? It’s a really common problem with … Continue reading

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Ted talks worth your time

I *love* TED talks, so I thought I’d bring some to your attention that I’ve found interesting and useful. This is a great list, curated by TED, all about making our “work” work better The benefits of failure from the … Continue reading

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Lawyers and their personalities

We had a really interesting session at Bristol’s KN-UK yesterday lunchtime all about personality types and how to understand them, and a discussion about how we could all apply this to help us work more efficiently and smoothly with lawyers … Continue reading

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Leadership and Influencing

We had a very interesting KN-UK session yesterday on leadership and influencing with Carol Skolimowski of CAPCC, which included a wide-ranging discussion touching on managing millenials, encouraging women into leadership and herding cats. I imagine everyone’s takeaways were different, but … Continue reading

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