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We work in a world of LinkedIn keywords and AI sorted resumes. In that environment, where do you focus your time to achieve the career growth and challenges you desire? Building experience or obtaining certifications? Recently, I passed the Salesforce Certified...
When it comes to designing and executing your annual business plan, alignment across the leadership team is elusive. You think your team has come to agreement only to find that when they return to their desks, old habits persist. When it comes to the success of your integrated business plan, here are 3 tips for CEOs to reduce the risk of a misfire.
Last month I attended two conferences, Gainsight's Pulse Customer Success conference and the CEdMA Training Leadership Conference. It’s always a great opportunity to learn what’s going on in the industry, and I'm excited about three emerging trends: Customer Success...
What does great jazz music and integrated marketing campaigns have in common? A lot. Here’s what I’ve learned from Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” — of the best jazz albums ever recorded.
Building a business case to support your Customer Advisory Board (CAB) program can be tricky — especially when the CAB is new to your organization. Here’s 3 tips for navigating internal politics as you put your best foot forward.
A Customer Advisory Board (CAB) is not an event. It’s an initiative designed to drive innovation and outpace your competitors. Here are 3 guiding principles for harnessing the power of your CAB to drive innovation.
Is your business ready for 2018? New technologies and rising customer expectations will dramatically impact your business success. Here are 6 trends you and your teams should be embracing. Use this list to assess your readiness.
KickStart Alliance is growing to address the next generation of marketing and sales challenges. We are excited to announce new services and resources in Customer Success and Marketing Operations, in addition to our sales and marketing leadership portfolio.
Build a go to market plan to define the product vision and message to launch your product with a competitive advantage.
Four lean principles for international success: Turn the art of selling into the science of sales. Select international markets with facts, not feelings. Empower champions to blaze the trail. Demand authenticity and trust.