Myth busting in corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships people are unique. Some of the biggest challenges in corporate partnerships are the myths and inaccurate assumptions about what constitutes a partnership and what a partner is willing to do for your non-profit.

The Queen’s Gambit and corporate partnerships

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There are also lots of parallels to be drawn with corporate partnerships. Understanding how to play corporate partnerships is very similar to understanding chess. The white pawns are all of the things that you can offer in a partnership that might solve these issues.

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What can F1 teach corporate partnerships?

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With the new season of Formula One beginning this Friday, we were reflecting on the ways that the world of corporate-charity partnerships is similar to the world of the race-track. We’ve come together to share the five key lessons Formula One can teach us about corporate partnerships.

3 essential books for corporate partnerships professionals

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At Remarkable Partnerships, we love reading around our subject. Though it can be read in just a couple of sittings, the key messages stayed with us for a long time and now it helps define our corporate partnerships approach. Remarkable Partnerships

Five essential apps for corporate partnerships success

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So, we want to tell you about five apps we recommend, to help you secure and build major corporate partnerships. Pipedrive Your prospect pipeline is one your most important tools to win major new partnerships. Remarkable Partnerships

How to build a successful career in corporate partnerships

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At Remarkable Partnerships, we love being connected to so many passionate individuals working in this sector. If that sounds like you, and you want to build a successful career in corporate partnerships, here is our advice on how to do exactly that: It all begins with your purpose.

Five essential features of a corporate partnerships strategy

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A strong corporate partnerships strategy will give your team greater focus. Also, the world has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so it is vital that you clarify how you will respond by shifting your corporate partnerships approach. Remarkable Partnerships

READY, STEADY WOAH HOLD YOUR HORSES!

Be Partner Ready

When embarking on a corporate partnerships strategy, it’s critical to know that there are two levels of readiness. 1) Are we ORGANISATIONALLY ready to pursue corporate partnerships. 3) WHY do we want a corporate partner? Why do we want a corporate partner?

New Beginnings

Stellar Partnerships

The landscape for corporate partnerships has changed dramatically and 2021 is the time for partnerships to shine. A post- COVID world will be built by organisations focused on what they can achieve in partnership together. Partnership potential.

Mastering the basics

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We’re incredibly excited to be joining over 235 corporate partnerships professionals at the first ever Corporate Partnerships Everywhere conference tomorrow. Seize the pandemic partnership opportunity. Remarkable Partnerships

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A GIANT ‘LIQUORISH ALL SORTS’ SCULPTURE

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Standing back, admiring my Alice-in-wonderland-esque sculpture, it dawned on me that the path to success – whether it be a giant liquorish all sorts sculpture or winning a corporate partnership – is very much the same.

The truth is out there- but not where you think

Stellar Partnerships

It’s what corporate partnership managers hear all the time from their bosses. The pressure to find new partnership opportunities. We know there are plenty of corporate partnership opportunities for non-profits, despite the current environment.

Thanking your corporate partners

Stellar Partnerships

How are you thanking your corporate partners this year? It’s never been more important to nurture your corporate relationships and make them feel valued. You need to highlight the difference they are making in the world as a result of your partnership.

ABUNDANCE MINDSET

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Although the road ahead is going to be challenging, we all know that it’s vital that changemakers adopt an abundance mindset if they intend to pursue corporate partnerships. Successful corporates and brands have a positive, can-do attitude, and innovation inevitably flows.

A world without cookies

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Concerns have been growing about online security and the way in which customer information is captured by corporates. But now governments have started to tighten rules around the use of cookies and how corporates can gather, use and store personal information about us.

GETTING THE BOARD ON BOARD

Be Partner Ready

The Board has legal obligations to ensure your organisation is fulfilling its purpose, remains solvent, meets obligations and will ultimately be responsible for dealing with any ramifications from a corporate partnership.

Kindling the spark of innovation in partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Kindling the spark of innovation to drive partnership growth requires the same patience and gradual approach as a log fire. But corporate CEOs desperately need help to position themselves for a post COVID future. How can you stimulate innovation in your partnerships?

Seize the pandemic partnership opportunity

Remarkable Partnerships

If you are a fundraising director or CEO of a charity, you could be forgiven for thinking that there isn’t much of a corporate partnerships opportunity right now. A partnership with a charity can be a really creative solution to motivating employees. Remarkable Partnerships

The Conscious Consumer Era has arrived. ARE YOU READY?

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Finally’ shows that almost half of Australians feel let down by corporates who are failing to meet their societal obligations, and 2 in 3 Australians believe that corporates should be doing more to solve societal problems in tough times.

Is the ‘More from Less’ mentality a challenge or an opportunity for corporate-charity partnerships?

Remarkable Partnerships

This inevitably threw many relationships, including corporate-charity partnerships, into question. As a result, my friends at Remarkable Partnerships spent April-June running free workshops to help breathe belief back into corporate partnerships teams.

Five account management lessons from the pandemic

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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. And those are the partnerships that last the longest and make the greatest impact.

Aim, fire, ready

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But in the rush to adapt and push normal processes aside, we’ve seen some less than effective prospecting for corporate partners. More time spent on getting ready before pulling the trigger to approach a corporate will yield much better outcomes.

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Five significant learnings from 2020

Remarkable Partnerships

We’re seen game-changing partnerships built and delivered. Being responsible for creating new corporate partnerships can be quite a lonely experience even in an office environment. See more guidance from Remarkable Partnerships on how to secure internal partnerships here.

Staying positive in the pandemic

Remarkable Partnerships

So, the Remarkable Partnerships team have put together six recommendations on how to stay positive in the pandemic. If we let ourselves, it can be all too easy to see the barriers to building major corporate partnerships and declare it an impossible task. Remarkable Partnership

Do you want to improve your corporate relationships?

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Once you can identify the preferred ‘colour’ of your colleagues, corporate partners and prospects, it really does open up a whole new dynamic! Applying insights to corporate partnerships. The post Do you want to improve your corporate relationships?

Five recommendations to secure organisational buy-in

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Probably the greatest factor determining your corporate partnerships’ success is your ability to involve your internal colleagues. Ambitious corporate partnerships can really help you deliver that purpose. Remarkable Partnerships

Highlights from Anchors Aweigh: launch event

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On the 1 st of July, we were delighted to be joined by 80 professionals from across the charity and business sectors for the launch of our new research – Anchors Away: breaking free of the barriers to ambitious charity-company partnerships. Corporate partnerships is still in its infancy.

Messing With Their Heads - Using Behavioural Science to Win Partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Understanding some simple behavioural science will help you make better connections with your corporate partners and get to a ‘yes’ much quicker. In the same way, offering something to a corporate partnership prospect has the same effect. Have you ever tried to train a puppy?

Delivering a 5 star partnership experience

Remarkable Partnerships

Isn’t it true that the reason we have corporate-charity partnerships is because the charity cannot achieve its mission without support. Once together, corporate–charity partnerships are just like any relationship, they need to be nurtured. Create a partnership growth plan.