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Day 16: The last day of the flatlands.

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Now that León is behind me the guide predicts one more day of flatlands. That was today for me and it was a day with a series of endless long roads. Luckily it stayed dry today till I arrived in...

Day 10: Big cities

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Today was my tenth day of walking after starting last Tuesday from Saint Jean-Pied-de-Port in France. I realized today that walking is starting to become natural. Muscle pains that often appeared in evenings when trying to walk up stairs after...

Day 4 & 5: Continuing through Navarra

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I am writing the first sentences of this post in Estella in the auberge. Again an auberge without a wifi connection, so it will become another multi-day post. We started off this morning in Utrega where at first the auberge...

Just a week to go: how to follow and respond.

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Just a week to go before departure. Exiting times and my todo list is slowly diminishing. This morning I made another practice walk with full gear. Now I concentrated mostly on packing the backpack or maybe better said balancing the...

Grameen Foundation and partnerships

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Last week during the 2013 ASAP Global Summit I was asked on Twitter what my favorite topic or presenter was and without hesitation I answered “presenter: Alex Counts, very interesting to hear how Grameen Foundation is built on alliances and...

Walking the Camino

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Have you thought about walking the Camino to Santiago de Compostela? Interested to walk the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, but you don't want to walk alone? Then read on:   My first Camino In April of 2013, when I...

Do you have all your ducks in a row?

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Leadership is a broad term that can mean many things to many people. To make it even more complex when talking about leadership in alliances & partnerships it can refer to many elements. People can refer to the fact that...

What are you going to do different?

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Last week I shared my 7 lessons from the previous three years of entrepreneurship with you. If case you have missed that email you can still read these 7 lessons here. The beginning of a year is traditionally a good...

Money spent on training is not an expense – it’s an investment

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The recent ASAP State of Alliance Management study shows an average alliance success rate of around 50%. However, the companies that have made investments in the alliance management process consistently report a better success rate with their alliances than the...

The value of a central alliance management department

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The value of an alliance management department and the use of a systematic approach towards alliances; how to make this value tangible and visible to senior management? A challenging question where an easy answer is not always available. In go...

Airline consolidation: alliances will only work in a cooperative way

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Recently the Middle East airlines all more or less moved in one week time in some kind of alliance. This article and the interview below with the Quatar CEO Al Baker shows once again that alliances will only work in...

Alliance partner selection: to fit or not to fit?

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How do you select a partner when establishing new alliances? Will you look at partner fit or not? In the dream scenario you will only establish your alliance with your ideal partner. Your partner will have the right skills or...