Tribal Leadership

A couple of weeks ago I downloaded the audio version of the Tribal Leadership book, the audio version was sponsored by Zappos.com who also made it available as a free […]

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Social media and partnering

Phoenix Consulting Group conducted a study to gather insights how social media were enabling partner managers to build stronger, more collaborative relationships. In the executive summary the observation is made […]

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Alliances are for every kind of organization

About 3 weeks ago I started with AllianceNews and I have since then posted 130 entries on newly announced alliances. Browsing through these posts it shows clearly that alliances and […]

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Brand Control?

The illusion of Brand Control is the title Andrew McAfee gave his article in Harvard Business Review online. A strong title that covers a lot. Just recently I heard of […]

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The leadership of Tuvia

Last Sunday evening we watched the movie Defiance. By itself a very impressive movie, especially when you realize that this movie is based on a true story. The story is […]

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Email is so last week

I just ran into this nice video about a worker trying to do his job in collaboration with co-workers with the usual struggles. At the end of the week he […]

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Alliances: How to ask questions about your partner

Earlier this year in February when INSEAD adjunct professor Mark Hunter was in Rotterdam Mark and I met and discussed the idea to organize a dedicated lecture for ASAP Netherlands. […]

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Another book to read and site to subscribe to

Yesterday I mentioned the work of Keith Ferrazzi and the books he wrote. Today there is another professional that is absolutely worth to give your attention too and that is […]

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Who’s got your back

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A great example of collaboration

This weekend I ran into the video below and shared it with several people. Looking and listening to it a bit more I felt this even to become a better […]

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Alliances to create internet access through the third screen

So far the Internet is mainly being accessed through the PC and the mobile devices. In the latest step in the digital convergence we see that also a third screen […]

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Customer relationships, now more than ever.

We are writing April 1988 and I am having my first job interview for a sales job. The sales manager interviewing me is opening the discussion about sales with the […]

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That's all!

That's all!