Where Do You Find Your Next Alliance Manager?

In my previous column I mentioned that alliance management is a separate profession and that the profession, together with a structured process, is needed to drive alliances to success. In […]

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Your Alliance Skills in Changing Times

The recent KPMG 2022 CEO Outlook interviewed 1,325 global CEOs to gain insight into their 3-year outlook on business and economic landscapes. The Outlook reported that CEOs have an increasing […]

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Have you seen one Alliance?

In September, I walked the Camino Português from Porto to Santiago de Compostela together with my wife. Although we were “together”, we each travelled our own Camino. I walked the […]

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Are You Ready for New Leadership?

Recently we’ve noticed rising interest in alliances & partnerships. My alliance partner Anoop Nathwani and I hear it in the many conversations that we have.  We’ve also read  multiple consultancy […]

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Why Don’t You Become a Teacher?

During my most recent Camino trip, I thought a lot about my life with my father (which wasn’t easy), 40 years after his passing. One particular conversation came back to […]

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There is a Name for What I Do!

It must have been twenty years ago that I signed up for my first course on strategic alliances.  During the years leading up to that point, I had always worked […]

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How I met my Wife

Once upon a time, many moons ago, on a Saturday afternoon in March, a friend came to visit me and asked me to join him to go to a party […]

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Keeping Up Alliances and Maintaining Relationships in a Post-Covid World

“Alliances are created between organisations and executed to success by the people involved and their personal relationships”, I’ve written about that before. Personal relationships are essential as such for the […]

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Why I Have a Personal Yoga Instructor

A couple of years ago, I realised that it is never too late to work on one’s body flexibility. My general flexibility was hard to find and Yoga seemed to […]

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The Middle Finger

It was that last slab in the garden terrace that broke the tip of my middle finger. Well, actually it was not the slab itself, it was the heavy, rubber […]

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Collaborative Leadership

Over the past few years, we’ve seen an increasing interest in establishing alliances and partnerships among the C-Suite. CEO studies conducted by consultancy companies have emphasised this interest and in […]

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A Positive Mindset: What Opportunities Can It Bring You?

As a coach I often talk to people on a one-to-one basis about their role in business or in their alliances or in their career. I always see a solution […]

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That's all!

That's all!