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Books for you, with Loads of experience and lessons learned on alliances and partnerships [su_row][su_column size="1/3"] Successful Partnerships & Strategic Alliances This book takes you on an introduction journey into the topic of strategic alliances. [su_button url="https://www.petersimoons.com/successful-partnerships-strategic-alliances/" center="yes"]Learn More[/su_button] [/su_column] [su_column...

The Collaborative Business Spectrum 2.0?

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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 side, to highly integrated ways of working on the right...

Can we do business with the speed of Trust?

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Monday morning, 6am in the Netherlands: the moment this newsletter was delivered to your inbox. In about three hours I will be landing in Singapore. After touch down, I will be all geared up to deliver an Alliance Masterclass to...

Alliances and the story behind the photo

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In 2013 I took this photo just outside of Cirueña in Spain, while on my way to Santiago de Compostela. This walk, also known as the Camino, comes back a lot in my work. Sometimes people ask me what a...

What is the ROI of team improvement?

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Working in teams is being considered a normal thing to many people. However, it also means that we often do not give enough attention to teamwork. We take it for granted. There are some questions about our teams that are...

This is how to identify peer to peer stakeholder relationships

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Now that you have identified your stakeholders and assessed their level of support, it is time to map the relationships among them. When we have a clear overview of the relationships, we can actively work to manage or influence these...

The benefits of coaching

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“What do you know about that?” This is what someone asked me recently. During this dinner conversation, it felt somewhat like I was under inquisition. My conversation partner was a judge, and he is used to interrogating people. He did...

What can you do to improve your communication?

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The single most important reason why I see alliances, partnerships and other forms of collaboration fail is because of communication. Or better said, lack thereof. Lack of communication is often due to a lack of time, focus or structure. Lack...

Collaboration is the name of the game

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Collaboration is the name of the game. You might have heard me say that before. Lately, I have seen an increase in the announcements of acquisitions that companies make. Apple acquires Shazam, DSM acquires BioCare, Philips acquires VitalHealth, to mention...

2018: Discipline equals Freedom!

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Organizing Do you remember the book 4-hour Workweek?* It was initially released about ten years ago and written by Tim Ferris. The basic idea behind the book was that with the right way of organizing your business, you could work...

Alliance management observations

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A few weeks ago I attended the 2017 Alliance Summit in London. Over a hundred people gathered to talk about alliances and listen to presenters talk about alliances. I was there to present and to learn from experiences from other...

Why you can’t communicate too much

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Six weeks ago, my wife and I moved to the other side of the country. After 24 years in the same house, you’ll be surprised what you need to arrange to accomplish that. Of course there is a lot of...