Remember to Look Back: The Importance of Reflection

When you step off the train in St Jean-Pied-de-Port, the imposing sight of the Pyrenees mountain peaks envelopes you. Starting your Camino to Santiago de Compostela from this point means […]

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Your Leadership and Collaboration: Take Ownership!

We live in a constantly changing business world. A world characterised by an increasing variety of collaborations, both inside organisations as well as between organisations. Collaborations can be a commitment […]

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Effective Strategies for Integrating New Members into Alliance Teams

For Alliance Managers, the integration of new team members into an alliance is a critical, yet frequently underappreciated aspect of effective Alliance Management. The purpose of forming alliances between organisations […]

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Unlocking Alliance Excellence: The Crucial Role of Leadership

Leadership is a multifaceted concept that can take on various meanings, depending on one’s perspective. When delving into the realm of leadership within alliances and partnerships, the complexity further intensifies […]

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What is the Difference Between a Partnership and an Alliance?

Quite regularly people ask me what the difference is between a partnership and an alliance. It’s an intriguing question with various possible answers. The responses range from “There is no […]

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Changing Your Leadership Habits

Leadership is often seen as something that is connected to a top-down hierarchy. This is a logical way of looking at leadership; after all, we often use the term leadership […]

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When is it time to transform?

The caterpillar knows exactly when it is the right moment to spin itself into a cocoon and start the transformation into a butterfly. However, for us, the moment to transform […]

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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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Three Leadership Lessons from a 900km Walk

In 2013, I walked 900km (560ml) through Spain, along the Camino to Santiago de Compostela. It is in this city in Spain where the remains of Saint James the Greater […]

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Are you Collaborating with your Competitors?

Coopetition, according to the dictionary, is “collaboration between business competitors, in the hope of mutually beneficial results”. Coopetition seems to be a word that finds its origin in the 1980s […]

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Alliances: Dangerous Liaisons or Healthy Relationships?

In a 1993 HBR interview Peter F. Drucker mentioned alliances as “Dangerous liaisons […] which, by the way, very few people understand”. In the article it is clear that Drucker […]

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