2020

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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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.

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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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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.

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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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Resilience: What It Really Is and 5 Tips to Find It

Jesse Lynn Stoner

Guest Post by Eileen McDargh The shock waves keep coming: the pandemic, economic downturns, massive unemployment, social upheaval and heightened awareness of racial injustices, and most recently – incessant fires and hurricanes. We need to be resilient to deal with all this.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Are Alliance Managers Just “Born” That Way – Or Are They Moulded?

Peter Simoons

Recently I presented to Dr. Brian Tjemkes’ Alliances, Mergers and Networks Program at the VU University in Amsterdam. In good 2020 style, this presentation was fully online. Nevertheless it was highly interactive. Over 100 students participated and they asked many questions.

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.

Create Valuable Partnerships with Your Best Customers

CoSell Blog

How can you create valuable partnerships? It’s a big question that’s on everyone’s minds. We’re looking for fresh ways to add value to our best customers. Much like a personal relationship, a customer partnership works best when you focus on authentic success.

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.

COVID-19 and The Channel

Partner Path

6 Ways to Adapt. As an extrovert, today’s milestone of one month stuck at home is particularly traumatic. The San Francisco Bay Area was among the first to receive orders to Shelter in Place, and I’m going a little crazy.

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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Power of Peers – Navigating through Uncertainty

EGA

Business leaders are faced with a difficult challenge in today’s rapidly changing environment: there are very few people they can rely upon for impartial advice.