It’s all about the team and the strategy

Recently I started to watch the Netflix series “La Casa de Papel”. This Spanish series is about a team of crooks that rob the Royal Mint of Spain. A mastermind […]

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Getting to know each other in alliance creation

Last week I facilitated an alliance creation workshop between two organizations who are in the process of creating a new alliance. These organizations have a long history of working together […]

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New insights and improved alliance skills

In many professions it is mandatory to stay current on your skills. In the Airline industry for instance, cockpit and cabin crew need to follow an annual training in order […]

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How to bring your alliance organization to the next level?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a simple recipe for alliance success? That thought might have crossed your mind once or twice when in alliances. However, alliances are not that […]

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7 Steps to improved Alliance success

“How do you define alliance success?” It seems like such a simple question. Doesn’t it? It is a question that always leads to a lively discussion in the Alliance Masterclasses. […]

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Do what you say you will do

Trust is an essential element that determines the success of alliances and partnerships. Even from a broader perspective, trust is an essential element in the success of any relationship. When […]

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The confusion game – what’s in a name?

Time after time I run into situations where people use words to say things when they actually mean to say something else. Or… is it that they use different words […]

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Your (Alliance) Health: The longer you wait, the more expensive it gets

When I discuss the importance of a health check with people I almost always meet nodding heads. Everybody agrees that it is important and recognizes the value a health check […]

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A walking meditation with your eyes open.

The last 8 days of June I spent on the Camino de Santiago. During those days, I hiked from Santiago de Compostela to the coast, to places like Muxia and […]

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The Collaborative Business Spectrum 2.0?

The Collaborative Business Spectrum is an overview of the ways organizations can work together to achieve a result they can not achieve alone. It ranges from transactions on the left […]

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Slow your alliance down, and go faster!

We’re living in a fast-paced world. How often do you realize that you don’t have enough time? Is it a matter of time, or priority? Every now and then it […]

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Alliance Masterclasses coming to London and Amsterdam

In the last few weeks, a number of prominent consulting companies published their views on the developments in the business world. IBM talks about Power in partnership, 72% of the […]

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That's all!

That's all!