June, 2022

5 Barriers to Overcome and Advance Your Board’s DEI Commitment

Board Source

It is quite common to see nonprofit organizations making visible commitments to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Many nonprofit organizations have DEI statements; some include the words in their missions. Many have DEI as part of their strategic plan.

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9 Tips for Marketing Innovation in an Old School, Traditional Industry

Compare The Cloud

Traditional industries often struggle with marketing innovation. Banks, law firms, manufacturers, and others are quick to rely on what works, thinking “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.”. But these industries are often dry, and need something extra in their marketing strategies.

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Stop Yelling 'Get off my lawn' to Partners

Partner Path

How to Update Your Program for the Next Generation of Partner Leaders. We speak so much about the next generation of partner programs, but what about the next generation of leaders inside the partner organisations? You know who I’m talking about. Whisper: millennials.) Who are they?

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From helping to belonging

Stellar Partnerships

Motivation is a very personal thing. At my son’s high school the librarian had the challenge of inspiring teenage boys to read books. Rather than set them homework or threaten detention, she set up a book club where they could discuss a favourite book and provided free food.

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The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

5 Financial Topics all Association Professionals Must Understand

Partners Preceptors

5 Financial Topics all Association Professionals Must Understand. By Rachel Luoma, MS, CAE. . If you have read any of my previous blogs, then you may see a theme amongst many of them – financials. Since I was a little kid, numbers just made sense to me.

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When Sunsetting Your Nonprofit is the Hardest (and Best) Option

Board Source

If there is a lesson from the last several years, it is that we have to look inward before we do anything else.

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Want your finance team to drive innovation? Here’s how to treat them right

Compare The Cloud

Finance is the unsung hero of the business world. For those who work in other departments, it can seem like oxygen – essential to life, but not exactly noticeable. The wheels keep turning, the invoices keep getting paid, and the annual audit just sort of… happens.

Best New Management Books for 2022: Thinkers50 announces new booklist

Thinkers 50

PRESS RELEASE. Monday 27 June 2022 . LONDON – What are the new books every manager should read this year? Thinkers50, the global ranking of management thinkers, today announced its Best New Management Books: Top 10 New Titles for 2022. .

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A drop in the ocean

Stellar Partnerships

It’s 12C and raining in Melbourne and I’m feeling smug about having booked my first holiday to QLD in years. I know that mentioning my holiday will test the business partnership as Sharon holds the fort in her thermal onesie. But staring out from the beach has reminded me of Blue Ocean Strategy.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

Congratulations ISTO’s Jessica O’Hanlon

ISTO / IEEE

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Jessica O’Hanlon, CAE, a Senior Program Manager at IEEE-ISTO, has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.

Three Keys to Hyper-Scale Your Marketplace Ecosystem

PartnerTap

In this article, we give you three quick, actionable steps that will hyper-scale your marketplace ecosystem. Whether you are just starting to scale, or you’re a tech giant that wants to see continued growth within your marketplace, this article will help you reach your goal.

7 Major Mistakes that MSSPs Make

Channel Insider

Any IT vendor or managed services provider (MSP) looking to add security services has several different directions they can go to achieve success. But there are also certain mistakes they can make that usually bring about failure.

What ‘flavour’ of cloud is right for your organisation?

Compare The Cloud

Cloud technology has never been more important in the business world. The pandemic had a significant effect on the adoption of cloud services and now, it is predicted that budget for cloud computing will make up 51% of IT spending by 2025.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Brand partnerships: making authentic connections with values-driven consumers

Impact

The power of choice. It’s a brand’s toughest competition — and they’re marketing to the most informed, educated buyer in history. When a product is positioned at a similar price point and quality as other products, businesses win the hearts of shoppers through brand values.

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Rethinking the costs of partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

The economist Adam Smith believed that free markets were the best way to create an efficient economy. Our individual self-interest, with everyone working to serve themselves will ensure that we all have the goods we need. But the ‘invisible hand’ of the marketplace is imperfect.

IEEE-ISTO Announces Formation of BITA Standards Council (BSC)

ISTO / IEEE

New Industry Alliance Standardizes Blockchain Attributes/Formats to Improve Interoperability and Efficiency of Transportation Supply Chain. PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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How to Get More MDF Budget from Your Partners

PartnerTap

Market development funds help the partner world go round. Oftentimes, larger partners will provide market development funds for in-person events and targeted marketing campaigns. It can jump-start new and partner efforts and as well as add fuel to the fire of proven programs.

Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? Bigtincan teamed up with Heinz Marketing in a recent research study to discover the roadblocks revenue-generating teams encounter in preparing buyer-facing teams for today’s market. Click here to learn what you can do today to prepare!

Made to Stand Out: 5 Unique Ways Entrepreneurs Differ from Employees in Their Approach to Life and Work

Aepiphanni

What makes an entrepreneur different than his or her employee counterparts? An entrepreneur approaches his or her life and work with a unique mindset. Management and Leadership competitive entrepreneurs entrepreneurship mindset of entrepreneurs

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The End of Backup, As We Know It

Compare The Cloud

Organisations must always be prepared for a disaster scenario. Whether it’s a cyber-attack, a natural disaster or a system failure, companies of all sizes need to formulate disaster recovery plans that will allow them to continue to operate when something goes wrong.

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Get certified as a partnerships pro with new Product and Agency certifications

Impact

You’re a pro with the impact.com platform, and now you’re ready to achieve career credentials to match. Get Product Expert-certified and Agency-certified through Partnerships Experience Academy (PXA) for a professional edge in the partnerships industry.

Flogging a dead horse

Stellar Partnerships

I’m an incurable optimist. That’s probably why I once did a basketball bootcamp despite being only 5ft nothing tall. In my younger days I had a boyfriend who was 6ft 4 inches and that really tested my optimism.

Connecting the Consultative Experience

Many B2B businesses have come to believe that there is an asymmetric relationship between the company and its buyers. But what research has discovered is that many of today’s B2B buyers are NOT empowered and they have little interest in being so. Download the eBook to find out why.

IAN…the Path to IEEE Standardization for Today’s Industry Consortia

ISTO / IEEE

by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations, ISTO.

How to Build (and Retain!) a Great Alliance Team

Vantage Partners

The 2022 ASAP Global Alliance Summit was a memorable one. After three years away, it was so nice to be back together, see old friends, and once again learn how different alliance management organizations are keeping pace with company strategies that depend more than ever on external partnerships.

Risky Business: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Are Masters of Calculated Risk-Taking

Aepiphanni

Risk isn’t a bad thing when it is first calculated by the risk taker. When the rewards outweigh the risk, a business owner can be confident that taking that risk will pay off. Entrepreneurship calculated risk taking Entrepreneurial Mindset entrepreneurs entrepreneurship risk Risky Business

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The role of big data in enabling ERP to trigger unprecedented growth

Compare The Cloud

Businesses across every industry are operating in an era of vast globalisation and fierce competition.

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The Definitive Guide to the Top 4 Sales Enablement Metrics

See what metrics matter to increase productivity and revenue and your organization. This guide will help you stay data-driven while avoiding data overload.

How e-commerce marketers can better resonate with today’s smart consumers

Impact

The post How e-commerce marketers can better resonate with today’s smart consumers appeared first on impact.com.

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Making It Easier to Compare the Tools for Explainable AI

Partnership on AI

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Meet the psychological needs of your people—all your people

McKinsey

Too many employers pay too little heed to the needs of the lower earners in their company. Here’s why—and how—they should shift gears. Insights on People and Organizational Performance Leadership Organization

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