When are You Due for Your Next Health Check?

When I visited my general practitioner in January last year, I thought I was going in for my annual health check and my doctor mentioned that it had been a […]

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What Does The Future Hold For You?

Chriet Titulaer was a visionary Dutch thinker. In the 1970s and 1980s he was involved with Dutch radio and television presenting programmes about science and technology. In the 1990s he […]

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How the Cold Helped Me Move into the Growth Zone

“Sit down, hands on your thighs and breathe”, those were the final instructions I received and then I sat down and relaxed. Well, I tried to relax. Earlier that freezing […]

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Measure Alliance Performance

Tip 25: Measure Alliance Performance on Leading Indicators Once you’ve got your alliance or partnership formed and running, how then do you determine if your endeavor is headed towards success […]

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How to Build Trust in a Remote Environment

Trust is one of the cornerstones in successful alliances and partnerships. We build trust in many ways, for instance, we observe people’s behaviour and unconsciously it helps us to answer […]

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Measure and Evaluate Alliance Performance

Tip 24: Measure and Evaluate Alliance Performance An airplane is off its course most of the time. Wind, turbulence and air traffic are all factors why an airplane can’t fly […]

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David and Goliath Relationships

Imagine you are walking into a showroom to buy a product. Not just a product, but one you really need to keep your business running. You have some extensive conversations […]

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All Stakeholders on Board at Alliance Launch

Tip 23: Make Sure All Stakeholders Are on Board at Alliance Launch What describes a good start of an alliance? That question is one I often ask in my workshops, […]

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The World is in Transformation

The world we live in is in transformation and the Covid pandemic has turned it upside down! Supply chains have become a logistical nightmare, containers appear to be on the […]

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Manage Your Stakeholders

Tip 22: Manage Your Stakeholders Inasmuch as we tend to think of organizations as inorganic entities, the fact is that organizations are made up of people. People have their own […]

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How To Collaborate Among Competitors?

In a recent virtual coffee call, I was asked how to organise a governance structure for a collaboration of 10 competitors. It was a situation in which the companies agreed […]

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Avoid Hidden Agendas

Tip 21: Avoid Hidden Agendas In the previous chapters, we have been emphasizing the value of communicating clearly and openly with your partner and of using terms whose definitions you […]

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That's all!

That's all!