Author Archives: knowledge4lawyers

About knowledge4lawyers

I am a lawyer and a Knowledge Management expert. Through The Knowledge Business I help law firms improve their efficiency and profitability through knowledge services - consultancy, training and implementation help.

Evidence-based practice

I recently attended the South West CILIP AGM, where David Stewart, current president, talked (amongst other things) about the importance of evidence-based practice amongst library and information professionals. Couldn’t agree more – x2 for Knowledge professionals. KM can be an … Continue reading

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Curiosity…?

It killed the cat. It went to Mars. I’ve recently realised how important curiosity is to me. It encourages me to learn, helps me to have enjoyable conversations and makes life interesting. I don’t have a cat, so I should … Continue reading

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A sneak-peak

So I’ve released (at long last, I know, I know) my first online course. I love in-person training and try to do as much of it as possible. There is nothing like a face-to-face conversation on a topic to ensure … Continue reading

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It’s go, go, go! The KN-UK programme is live!

Just finalised the programme for Knowledge Network UK in Bristol and Birmingham for 2019 and I’m *terribly* excited about it (maybe cause it’s Friday). This year we’ll be covering: the new BSI standard for KM think like a marketing professional … Continue reading

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Hercule Poirot: Subject Matter Expert and Knowledge Manager

If you are in the UK, you can’t have missed the excellent new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s ABC Murders over the Christmas holidays. If you did miss it and enjoy a Golden Age murder, you can (at the time of … Continue reading

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2018 in review

As I head off for my Christmas holidays, it’s time for a review of the year… And a puppy in a Santa hat, just … because …   Top 5 posts/pages Book club The PSL/KL RCT! Process design and mapping … Continue reading

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Innovation, creativity and diversity

We had a great session in Bristol’s KN-UK last week on innovation with Dr Rob Sheffield. He’s highly recommended. One of the things that always strikes me when we talk about creating the right conditions for innovation to take place … Continue reading

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