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Understand the Cultural Differences

Peter Simoons

Tip 8: Understand the Cultural Differences. When two people begin occupying the same space – as roommates or dorm-mates, as co-workers using the same office, as a couple living together – one of the many possible sources of conflict that can spring between them is the way they do things.

7 Tips To Gain Competitive Advantage With Collaborative Partnerships

CoSell Blog

Today’s digital world is moving at light-speed. I bet you’ve been feeling the effects on your job, business, and organization. It turns out that much like early explorers, we are on the lookout for new partners, new continents, and new ways to boost business.


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Hybrid Meetings that Work: Tips for Your Successful Event


by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations, ISTO . Industry events that combine LIVE and digital components for in-person and remote audiences are what we now call the “Hybrid Meeting” or “Hybrid Event.”

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Building a learning culture that drives business forward

McKinsey & Company

Too often, training programs fail. Here’s how businesses can create a learning culture and invest in the capabilities that will help individuals and organizations thrive. Insights from McKinsey Accelerate Leadership Performance transformation


Fatigue, Exhaustion, Disengagement in A World of Working From Anywhere

TRG Blog

For many, the "Can we maintain the same quality of work and productivity without any supervision, colleagues, and while working from home?" used to be the biggest concern pre-pandemic.


Ep. 157 – Tiltify VP of Strategic Partnerships, Larissa Rydin

COO Alliance

Our guest today is Tiltify’s VP of Strategic Partnerships, Larissa Rydin. Larissa brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, corporate development, and nonprofit leadership. . After quickly moving up the ranks at the American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities for St.

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Maintaining Successful Partner Relationships in a Virtual World

Channel Incentive Best Practices

The IT channel is a people business. The relationship between vendors, partners and customers is at the heart of this very successful business agreement.

Disrupting the disruptors: Business building for banks

McKinsey & Company

Although banks face intense pressure from new entrants in financial services, they have an edge in resources they can use to rapidly launch their own digital businesses. Insights on Financial Services Banking

Improving Cloud Marketplace Sales Operations with Tackle

Tackle’s Cloud Marketplace platform helps software vendors start selling on Marketplaces easily and quickly. But that’s just the beginning. .

Channel Chats Episode 1 - Baptie and Channel Focus

PLM Alliances

In our latest Channel Chat, The Spur Group's CMO, Richard Flynn, (virtually) sat down with the CEO of Baptie, Rod Baptie, discuss the building blocks of cultivating a successful Channel strategy.

The Future of Intelligent Work: A Conversation with GM Garry Kasparov

Thinkers 50

In this conversation, Professor David De Cremer speaks with GM Garry Kasparov about artificial intelligence, human creativity and the future of human-machine interaction. Antony Cook (Regional VP and Chief Legal Counsel, Microsoft Asia) provides introductory remarks.

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How To Create And Develop A Successful Product


Before you focus on selling out a product, you have to make and develop it first. Some might focus on pursuing the “best” product idea they have in mind. However, the key to selling out a great product does not always depend on what you think is a genius idea.

The five core IT shifts of scaled agile organizations

McKinsey & Company

In pursuing an agile transformation, CEOs and CIOs can find common ground in five IT shifts that can enable traditional players to compete with digital disrupters. Insights on Organization Organization


Shifting from quantity to quality mobile partnerships in the face of iOS 14.5


Apple’s recent iOS 14.5 update includes new policies around tracking and identifying users across mobile apps. The most important piece of this update, as far as mobile app partnerships are concerned, is that device-level install attribution is no longer possible without user consent.

Five account management lessons from the pandemic

Remarkable Partnerships

It is now well over a year since the global pandemic began, and the heady days of visiting our corporate partners by train (or plane!) for partnership review meetings is a distant memory.

Do CEOs Matter?

INSEAD Knowledge

Conditions that underpin the power and impact of chief executives vary widely, with remarkable results


Operationalizing AI Ethics Through Documentation: ABOUT ML in 2021 and Beyond

Partnership on AI

Technical standards form the backbone of many of the world’s most trusted technologies. Few people think about this when they get on a plane, plug in a new appliance, or securely enter information into a website: they just know it works.

Laugh more, lead better

McKinsey & Company

Naomi Bagdonas and Connor Diemand-Yauman, lecturers at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, hilariously explore the power at the intersection of humor, business, and leadership. It’s no joke. Leadership


The Leadership Style of Collaborative Ecosystems

Phoenix Consulting Group

Businesses are coalescing into ecosystems and becoming more interconnected, dynamic and interdependent. This trend began well before the pandemic but has accelerated in the past year.

LiveU Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for LU800, Its Comprehensive 5G Production Unit for Broadcasters

Frost & Sullivan

Based on its recent analysis of the North American 5G network applications market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes LiveU with the North America New Product Innovation Award for its innovative LU800 unit.

5 Ways to Incentivize Your Sales Team to Live, Eat, and Breathe Partnerships

Crossbeam Blog

If partnerships can lead to a 50% faster time to close , a 232% increase in feature adoption , or a #1 ranking in an app marketplace , why is managing the sales team’s execution of partnership strategies a top challenge for partnership leaders? The metrics are there, but the morale oftentimes isn’t.

The European Space Agency's Voyage Into Open Innovation


This blog post is part of a series on successfully managing open innovation programs. In this series, I talk with experienced innovation managers to understand how they've built an open innovation capability in their organizations and how they strive to make this capability increasingly stronger.


Building a more competitive US manufacturing sector

McKinsey & Company

A fresh sense of urgency and new opportunities could give the sector momentum. Americas Manufacturing United States Manufacturing operations


Interview Advice For COOs

COO Alliance

Many great COOs and leaders all possess an impressive list of skills. They’re great with numbers, have incredible vision of the future, boundless energy, positivity, and so much more. The problem is, out of all those skills, interviewing doesn’t tend to be one of them.

Break Room Management – How Much Coffee Should You Buy?

CenterPoint Group

Coffee is arguably one of the most coveted office staples. On a sliding scale of daily desirability, coffee probably falls somewhere between a fresh ream of copy paper and your coworker's brand-new gel pen. But how much coffee should you buy, and what type of coffee suits the office environment the best? strategic sourcing" "office supplies" corporate Success Purchasing Leadership Business B2B Procurement Sourcing


Tame Your Quota Giant


Ever feel like retiring your channel sales quota is akin to taking down Goliath? If you do, then take heart: you can overcome your quota Goliath just like David overcame the Philistine who stared him down. Some new thinking may help your cause.


Donna L. LaVoie, President, CEO, and Founder of LaVoieHealthScience Interviewed by Global Business Reports

LaVoie Health Science Blog

Donna LaVoie was recently interviewed by Global Business Reports. Read the interview HERE. The post Donna L. LaVoie, President, CEO, and Founder of LaVoieHealthScience Interviewed by Global Business Reports appeared first on LaVoie Health Science.


Africa needs vaccines. What would it take to make them here?

McKinsey & Company

For decades, private companies, investors, and public-health leaders have taken a pass on domestic vaccine manufacturing. But a confluence of circumstances may be changing the calculation. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products Pharmaceuticals Medical products Public & Social Sector Africa


Tackle’s AWS Marketplace Seller Guide: Decoding the People and Programs

AWS Marketplace can be a complex organism on its own and is just one part of an even more complex ecosystem within the AWS Cloud. Getting to know the ins and outs, understanding the lingo and roles, and figuring out which programs to start with can be a bit daunting. . But have no fear!

Frost & Sullivan Examines Global Opportunities for Fuel Cell Trucks in Hydrogen Economies

Frost & Sullivan

Webinar will analyze the product and opportunity landscape of fuel cell trucks as well as growth strategies across the supply chain. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Press Contact: Melissa Tan. Frost & Sullivan. P: +65 68900926. E: SANTA CLARA, Calif.

microproductivity: with small steps to big wins

Stackfield Blog

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Amplifying social impact through open innovation: An interview with Charles de Belen from GoodGovPH


O pen innovation is a paradigm that encourages the integration of internal and external knowledge to facilitate the development of businesses, technologies, product development or for the purpose of social justice.

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Author Talks: Karin M. Reed on virtual meetings

McKinsey & Company

In her new book, Karin M. Reed dives into our sudden shift to virtual meetings—and how to make the most of them. McKinsey on Books


When Nepotism Pads CEO Pay: Evidence From Indian Family Firms

INSEAD Knowledge

Poor corporate governance in emerging economies allows some publicly listed family firms to use CEO pay to exploit corporate resources at the expense of minority shareholders