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The Value of Lived Experience

Board Source

A couple of years ago, I attended a national conference of government officials focused on advancing racial equity in their communities.

The hard emotional side of entrepreneurship

Jake Jorgovan

When I started down the journey of entrepreneurship, no one told me that my own emotions would become one of the most difficult aspects to manage. Yet, over the years, I've learned to see how my emotions can be detrimental to business and lead to very poor decision-making.

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How Leaders are Approaching Post COVID-19 Business

EGA

The unprecedented speed and impact of change experienced by leaders during 2020 have highlighted the need for global insights, agility, fast-action and collaboration for sustainable success. EGA connects open, committed, brave leaders with similar challenges and opportunities.

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 6 – Staying on Task

AM Consulting

Working from Home — Staying on Task & Being Productive “I could not do that,” many tell me after learning that I work from home.

Ed Rigsbee’s Raw & Unedited with Dawn Tiura (SIG.org): Doubling Meeting Attendance by Going Virtual

Rigsbee Research

Convert your event from live to virtual and double meeting attendance in 6 weeks.

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VIRTUAL CONFERENCES – THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAIL

Partners Preceptors

By Christina Welty 2020 has been a year none of us will forget. It has affected all of us differently, but one thing is for sure – we’ve all had to adjust and adapt in many ways.

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New Collaborative Coaching Skills

Peter Simoons

Meet Max, our youngest and furriest family member! As an 8 week old Dutch Sheepdog puppy, Max entered our household two weeks ago.

Why Enterprise Sales Should Be Working With Partners

PartnerTap

Secrets to Enterprise Sales Success: Working With Partners. Leveraging Partner Ecosystems. Unlocking Value. Unleashing Potential. Even in the most disrupted economic conditions (Coronavirus Pandemic, anybody?), one axiom remains true: there is always a market for value.

Why collaboration is critical to the resilience of the channel.

Compare The Cloud

It has always been clear that collaboration is one of the ways that the channel industry differs – and stands out – from others, and the current crisis has illustrated this more clearly than ever.

Building and Growing Customer Relationships

CoSell Blog

We’re all searching for customers who share our values and understand our brand’s essence. While we often think about customer relationships in terms of numbers, each one is a personal relationship built on trust and relies on empathy. It’s a question of shared understanding and shared values.

A Moment to Change

Board Source

This past month has been full of tragedy and sadness. We watched in horror as a Black man was murdered by the police in broad daylight, and the pain and anger of 400 years of violence and injustice against African-Americans poured out onto the streets of every major city in this country.

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Maintaining a positive mindset in a bad economy

Jake Jorgovan

The economy is taking a drastic hit. It will impact all of our businesses. That's a fact. But how you choose to react in this moment, that is up to you. In this article, I'm going to share the mental frameworks I am using to keep positive amidst the chaos of the world and markets.

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Keys to Success on Motivating Employees

EGA

During Executive Growth Circles , using the world’s most progressive platform uniquely designed for peer learning, EGA members globally collaborate to resolve challenges or define ways to leverage opportunities.

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 5 – Creating and Maintaining a Routine

AM Consulting

Creating and Maintaining a Routine An Employee’s Guide to Maximizing Work-from-Home Productivity COVID-19 is creating a new frontier, with mass closures, cities on lockdown and travel bans on a global scale. Each day is starting to feel more like Groundhog Day.

Ed Rigsbee’s Raw & Unedited with David Tharp: Live to Virtual…Content, Expo & Networking

Rigsbee Research

The post Ed Rigsbee’s Raw & Unedited with David Tharp: Live to Virtual…Content, Expo & Networking appeared first on Ed Rigsbee association and membership growth.

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Strategic Thinking During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Partners Preceptors

By Rachel Luoma, MS, CAE Back in January when I decided to write this blog, my intended topic was staff training and on-boarding. Given the current climate with COVID-19, however, and the fact that many organizations had to furlough or lay people off, the topic just doesn’t feel relevant.

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How are you going to make it through the 2020 holidays?

Jesse Lynn Stoner

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 has been a stressful year, and it’s likely the holidays will follow suit. Many have been isolated from friends and loved ones for over eight months with no clarity on when the pandemic will end.

Myth busting in corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships people are unique. They have special superpowers of resilience, creativity, courage, resourcefulness and emotional intelligence. But they’re not alchemists, who promised to turn lead into gold.

Account Mapping: Six Critical Insights to Drive Ecosystem Revenue

PartnerTap

Running an alliance team is not an easy task. On the one hand, alliance managers have to push sales leaders to make their sales teams work with partners to drive more pipeline.

How cloud resilience has been challenged and why security strategy needs a rethink.

Compare The Cloud

Migrating business applications to the cloud has saved 2020 for many businesses, to the extent that the vast majority (83%) of C-level executives expect the changes they made to stabilise their revenue will become permanent.

Qualifying Your B2B Sales Opportunity with Clarity

CoSell Blog

We dream of lots of clients…but what happens when you’ve got too many prospects? I just got off the phone with Ned*, a regional Sales V.P., who I’ve known for years. He was bemoaning the fact that he didn’t know exactly how to qualify the quantity of sales opportunities from his team.

A Message to My Fellow White Board Chairs

Board Source

She was a colleague, but more than a colleague; we were friends—work friends, but friends nonetheless. I admired her from the moment I met her. I was in my early 30s and in my first administrator post—still a tad naïve and, in hindsight, overly confident without much experience to back it up.

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I failed at selling Lead Cookie, here is what I learned

Jake Jorgovan

In early 2019, I made the decision that I was going to try to sell Lead Cookie over the course of the year. I had built the business to a good spot where it ran without me, and the idea of selling it and moving on to something new was quite appealing.

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Building Personal Alliance Relationships Through Video

Peter Simoons

Whenever I speak to alliance professionals, they all agree that personal alliance relationships help to cement the performance of an alliance. Like many of you, I have spent the majority of this year behind the screen of my computer, conducting my work through video conversations.

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Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 4 – Key Technology Platforms

AM Consulting

Key Technology Platforms From Employee Collaboration Tools to Cloud-Based Systems For more than a decade our company has worked remotely. Our clients live in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Remote work” is a way of life for us and our clients.

Human Centric Leadership: Building Trust for Future Growth

EGA

Leadership is never easy – especially during periods of uncertainty and change. The challenge today is exacerbated by employees’ ‘pandemic fatigue’, lack of face to face interactions and rapidly evolving customer needs.

CMP: A Dedication to the Meeting Profession

Partners Preceptors

By Kristyn McCauley, CMP There are many acronyms in the association world, especially when you work for an association management company, and one of those acronyms you may see pop-up is CMP. Most often spotted after someone’s name, the acronym “CMP” stands for Certified Meeting Professional.

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Give Me The Facts, Just the Facts

Jesse Lynn Stoner

Facts are bite size pieces of reality. There is no such thing as an “alternative fact.” ” If you start to believe there are alternate realities, it will make you crazy because there is nothing you can depend on. 2 + 2 equals 4. The sun rose this morning.

The Queen’s Gambit and corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Have you watched the Queen’s Gambit (currently streaming on Netflix) yet? I highly recommend it. It’s entertaining and makes chess look far less geeky than how I viewed it when my brother was the school champion. There are also lots of parallels to be drawn with corporate partnerships.

Why You Need a Strong Partner Ecosystem Now More Than Ever

PartnerTap

Apple, Amazon, Google, and many other companies understand the opportunities of a strong partner ecosystem. Noticing the competitive edge it brings, many companies have become interested in building & strengthening their own ecosystems or joining someone else’s.

Essential Points to remember before starting mobile test automation

Compare The Cloud

Smartphones have become powerful, sophisticated, and advanced over the years. From just being a device to communicate, now smartphones are leveraged to do any personal or professional work efficiently.

Discovering The Right Partnerships with Sales Insights

CoSell Blog

As a business owner, you’re on the lookout for ways to collaborate with the right partners. Whether you’re a solo entrepreneur, a small business, or part of a larger organization, working with the right partners offers a way to expand awareness and build a loyal customer base.

Nonprofits Must Advocate

Board Source

This blog is republished from Leading Well , where last week Janet Levinger interviewed BoardSource Chief of Staff Judy Reckelhoff about advocacy and nonprofit boards. Advocacy Is Essential to Fulfill Your Mission and Serve Your Communities.

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Why entrepreneurs should learn about acquisitions, even if they don't want to sell

Jake Jorgovan

Since I was 19, I've been running my own companies. Yet, it wasn't until last year that I even began to think about the idea of "selling" the companies I've built.