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Focus on the quantifiable value of business relationships and provide a systematic process for identifying, building, nurturing, and leveraging personal and professional relationships. I introduce my own battle-tested best practices, based on my own personal experiences, that bridge the gap between relationship creation and relationship capitalization. The cornerstone keynote based on the best-selling book, Relationship Economics® Updated & Revised (Wiley). Delivered to more than 50 corporate, association and academic forums.
Co-Create: Provides the construct, the process, and the tools to help you do just that – evolve yourself, your team, and your organization. We’re inundated with PUSH management, leadership, strategy and particularly marketing; so much that we’ve become desensitized to it! It’s all becoming noise! Have you ever tried pushing a rope? It doesn’t work! Individuals, teams, and organizations must balance learning and performing to evolve. That evolution no longer comes from being the smartest in the room, but one of collaborating with strategic relationships – within and external to the organization!
RETURN ON IMPACT
Return on Impact isn’t about Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. It’s about socially enabling organizations to listen louder, think faster, and respond to changing market dynamics, helping them reinvent, adapt, and relate in new and powerful ways. Demonstrates how social media is swinging the power pendulum in the direction of members and customers, leaving many industries and organizations out of the equation.
Create sustainable competitive advantage, develop a relationship-centric culture, and have the audacity to fail and the ability to learn from those failures. Create greater market value than your competitors, help your channel partners differentiate your unique products or services, shake up your value chain. It’s that simple.
Apply powerful lessons learned from emotional awareness, personal authenticity, humor, and servant leadership. Key topics include: influence vs. persuasion, awareness and performance factors, what effective teams and leaders know about honesty, the impact of emotions in decision-making, and how to create your own luck. Develop superior partnerships (manufacturer /distributor, wholesaler/reseller) through this systematic approach driven by the book ConnectAbility (McGraw-Hill).
Exceptional experiences, without them, you’re forgotten. But this goes beyond customer service, exceptional relationship experiences have become the standard expectation among members, customers, patients, and employees. The status quo is no longer good enough. What will the consumer—the same one who stays at trendy boutique hotels, purchases personally-delivered cars, and otherwise favors high-touch, high-care shopping, both on- and offline– expect from an experience with your brand?
SHARING ECONOMY: INNOVATION CENTERS
Learn how to give your business the leading edge that Airbnb, Lending Club, and City CarShare have in common. These powerful examples of disruptive innovation in peer-to-peer business models are empowered by real-time insights, highly personalized sharing, global distribution, and reuse of excess capacity in goods and services. Add in a set of values like extreme trust, transparency, economic empowerment, creative expression, authenticity, community resilience, and human connection and the result is a marked increase in the value of these goods and services. Make yours the next leader in your industry.
Why Book David Nour?
David Nour is a growth strategist and the thought leader on Relationship Economics® - the quantifiable value of business relationships. In a global economy that is becoming increasingly disconnected, The Nour Group, Inc. has attracted consulting engagements from over 100 marquee organizations in driving unprecedented growth through unique return on their strategic relationships. David has pioneered the phenomenon that relationships are the greatest off balance sheet asset any organization possesses, large and small, public and private.
He annually delivers 50 global keynotes on business relationships, social & mobile disruptive technologies, and adaptive innovation at leading industry association conferences, corporate meetings, and academic forums. He is often a guest lecturer at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and Georgia Tech’s College of Management. David serves as the lead independent director on the board of introNetworks, a privately held intelligent community technology firm based in Santa Barbara, California.
David’s unique perspective and independent insights on business relationships as well as social and mobile innovation have been featured in a variety of prominent blogs and publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Knowledge@Wharton, Associations Now, Huffington Post Business, Medium, Entrepreneur and Success magazine. He is the author of several books including the best selling Relationship Economics (Wiley), ConnectAbility (McGraw-Hill), The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Capital (Praeger) and Return on Impact (ASAE).
An Eagle Scout himself, David is passionate about youth with his foundation’s support of the Centennial Scouting movement, Junior Achievement, One Voice – aiming to create peace in the Middle East, and the High Tech Ministries. He is currently an active member of the FBI Citizens’ Academy, Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF), and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) where he has earned the Governance Fellow accreditation.
A native of Iran, David came to the U.S. with a suitcase, $100, limited family ties and no fluency in English! He earned an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BA degree in Management from Georgia State University.