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Why a Customer Advisory Board CHARTER STATEMENT is a requirement for success
This post provides an introduction to what it is, how it works, and why your company needs one.
Join our Customer Advisory Board (CAB) Masterclass in May, 2022
If you are gearing up to host your next Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meeting, or perhaps you’re tasked with building your first CAB program, we invite you to check out our CAB Masterclass. Registration for our May series is now open: May 4, 11, & 18, 8:00 – 10:00 am PACIFIC.
Planning your Marketing & Sales Summit: what it is and why you need one
Your Sales Kickoff was a rousing success, and it was inspiring to be able to attend in person again. But you’ll need more than just an SKO to ensure your marketing and sales organizations remain aligned. I’m a big fan of designing and facilitating bi-annual Sales & Marketing Summits. Here’s what they are and how they work.
3 new Advisory Board Services supercharge your Customer & Partner Advisory Board programs
KickStart Alliance launches 3 new services to supercharge Customer Advisory Board (CAB) and Partner Advisory Board (PAB) programs. Our new 360-degree assessment services will help you tune up your programs to deliver business results.
5 Tips for Riding Out a Business Tsunami
Are you in the midst of business tsunami? Business tsunamis have definite warning signs. If you listen for the warning sirens, you can avoid their destruction or ride it out to career success. #1 EARLY WARNING: FIVE-DIMENSIONAL REALITY Five-dimensional reality. Five...
KickStart’s 5th Live Online Customer Advisory Board Masterclass begins January 19, 2022
Our next live online CAB Masterclass series begins January 19, 2022. Mike Gospe, CAB strategist and professional facilitator, is your instructor. Join us for this 5-part series to learn the latest strategies for running a CAB program in the COVID era.
3 tips for planning your 2022 CAB Program
The past 2 years have seen Customer Advisory Board (CAB) programs evolve dramatically. And they are continuing to evolve. As we head into 2022, this post dives into 3 things you need to know.
Collaboration & Personal Responsibility: What I learned at Carnegie Hall
Collaboration is an important ingredient in any organization. But you can’t hide in a team. Success comes by taking personal responsibility. This is a lesson I learned at Carnegie Hall.
What I’ve learned from facilitating 20 virtual Advisory Board meetings in 2020
Virtual advisory boards work differently than in-person boards. After facilitating 20 virtual meetings in 2020, here’s what I’ve learned.
Mastering Customer & Partner Interviews
New online course from KickStart Alliance: Mastering Customer & Partner Interviews. See our methodology, templates, and best practices as Karyn Holl and I describe our process.