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Relationship Economics

To Drive Business Results, Measure Employees' Strategic Relationships

David Nour | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
David Nour

Using data collection, analysis, and action plans to impact organizational health is absolutely valid. But please, let's find a way to measure what really matters: depth and breadth of strategic relationships, internal and external to the organization.

This Year, Elevate Your Character With a New YOU Resolution

David Nour | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
David Nour

Unless you go into the new year with a new you resolution, you're going to keep doing the same thing and expecting different results -- and as Albert Einstein said, that's the definition of insanity. No wonder the vast majority fail.

If You're Not Negotiating, You're Donating!

David Nour | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
David Nour

How many of us are too uncomfortable to ask for what we need, and deserve -- and therefore, end up donating our value, or breaking off a relationship in order to avoid that outcome?

An Open Response to Jeff Haden's "8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do"

David Nour | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
David Nour

Haden specifically references relationships. But who are Haden's successes selling to? Selling is fundamentally a relationship business.

Seven Best Practices in Effective Personal Advisory Board

David Nour | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
David Nour

We all need sounding boards - to test our ideas, strategies, push us to think beyond our perceived limitations, or simply to remind us that "it's a really stupid idea & to not spend another minute or dime chasing it!"

Five Lifestyle Changes We Could Learn From Europeans to Improve Our Lives -- At Home and at Work

David Nour | Posted 05.26.2013 | Business
David Nour

I took my family to London and Paris over the winter holidays this year. I found myself identifying lessons from the European lifestyles I saw around me. If we applied these lifestyle changes to our daily lives, what kind of improvements might we see?

In the New Norm, Objects of Interest Are Relationship Magnets

David Nour | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business
David Nour

After a recent keynote speech on relationship economics, where I shared with the audience key relationship mapping insights and their impact on revenu...

To Succeed, You Need the Ability, Skills and Behavior

David Nour | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
David Nour

I recently read that to do any job, you'll need the physical ability, the right skills including the knowledge and experience and the right behavior. To succeed, those ingredients can't be emphasized enough when it comes to your portfolio of relationships as well.

Want to Grow Personally and Professionally? Do Things That Scare You Once in a While!

David Nour | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
David Nour

For those of you who know me, this growth opportunity in the past year has been learning to ride and work on motorcycles. Thanks to a close friend, this past month we decided to try a Track Day at the Barber Motor speedway near Birmingham, Ala.