Even after 10 years less is still more …

10 years ago I officially closed the door of my corporate life behind me. I started on the unknown journey of being an independent entrepreneur. These 10 years have been […]

Read on

The Importance Of Business Partnerships And Alliances

A conversation between Dede Haas and Peter Simoons Dede Haas, channel sales strategist and coach, and Peter Simoons, executive coach and alliance mentor, have known each other for quite some […]

Read on

Accelerate your learning!

Thinking outside the box can be very helpful for your business. Taking a step back and looking at a situation differently will enable you to come up with different solutions […]

Read on

Do you know what your stakeholders need?

One of the challenges many of you shared with me, was about onboarding and involving stakeholders. Some of you even expressed some tiredness about it. Due to high turnover at […]

Read on

Is transformation the theme of 2020?

A possible 6th theme came through in the responses I received to my question of last week’s post: the theme of transformation. Many people responded, saying that transformation is a […]

Read on

2020 Challenges in Alliances & Partnerships

Last week I performed a short survey on LinkedIn. I asked the following question to a group of alliances and partnerships professionals: “What do you see as your biggest challenges […]

Read on

2020: let’s lower the alliance failure rate!

Happy New Year! We just entered a new decade: Goodbye ‘10s, hello ‘20s! In the past few weeks I have seen a few articles with reference to the roaring twenties […]

Read on

Focus as your guiding star

Last week I had a conversation with my friend Mark about both our businesses. We particularly spoke about marketing and how to get the seats filled. For Mark on his […]

Read on

Is it OK to say NO?

I like clarity. Whenever I make a proposal to a prospective client, I like to hear within reasonable time how we are taking it forward. Do I need to alter […]

Read on

Is your 2020 going to be stellar?

Just in case you haven’t noticed yet: It is already December! The last month of the year and the month of many festivities. Some would say it is the darkest […]

Read on

The benefits of performing alliance health checks

One of the reasons to work together in partnerships and alliances, is that it can be more efficient or cost effective than performing the task alone. Generally this principle is […]

Read on

I Love Feedback!

Last week I received an email from one of my readers with feedback on my weekly newsletter. She was kind enough to point me to a failing link in one […]

Read on

That's all!

That's all!