Sitting in the Remote Leader's Seat: A Tool for Transition and Course Correction

Just like their newly remote teams, leaders wrestle with their own difficulties adjusting to work in a virtual environment. How can leaders adapt quickly, building upon their existing leadership strengths to approach and overcome new, unexpected challenges? Here’s a flexible framework that can help. […]

Celebrating Juneteenth:   Vantage Partners' Stance Against Racial Injustice

Juneteenth recognizes the end of slavery in the US. We acknowledge and celebrate it both as a day of liberation and as a reminder of the progress still to be made. On Juneteenth, and every day, Vantage Partners stands in solidarity with the Black community as allies in the fight against racism and injustice. […]

Vantage Partners Leads Three Sessions at Virtual 2020 ASAP Global Alliance Summit

Vantage Partners to Lead Three Sessions at Virtual 2020 ASAP Global Alliance Summit: Managing Partnerships Between Large and Small Organizations, Tailoring Your Alliance Skill-Building Curriculum, and Integrating Alliance Portfolios Post-M&A […]

Videoconferencing: Adaptive Collaboration

A few weeks ago our Training Services team filmed a short video about collaborating via videoconference, and challenged one and all to share an equally creative, collaborative video.  […]

Healthy Digital Culture: How to Collaborate and Move Your Initiatives Forward (Even When Working from Home)

Note: This broadcast is available on-demand in our Insights Center. These days, there are no chance interactions by the coffee pot. There are no informal meetings after the formal meeting. How then do we manage our priorities and drive our projects in a virtual environment? […]

Videoconferencing: Challenge Accepted

As organizations of all sizes have shifted to remote work, we’ve all been spending a lot more time videoconferencing these days. We at Vantage Partners decided it was time to get creative with it. […]

Topics & Trends: April 2020

April 2020 digest of Vantage's commentary on recent articles of interest. […]

Four Takeaways from "Navigating Turbulence by Sourcing Innovation"

My colleague Jonathan Hughes, one of the partners at Vantage Partners, was recently invited to share current (and ongoing) research and case studies on joint innovations with suppliers. In the webinar hosted by the Institute for Supply Management, Jon—who serves on ISM’s Thought Leadership Council—focused on insights and best practices directly relevant to challenges posed by COVID-19. More than 300 ISM members participated in the event; ISM members who missed the live session can access the recording in the On-Demand section on the ISM website.    […]

Five Tips for Leading Remote Teams

We’ve replaced commutes with walks through the house, meetings with video calls, and coworkers with family, roommates, and pets. As leaders of newly virtual teams, you may feel stuck, unable to lead your teams in a way that you did just a few weeks ago. Here are five tips to help you navigate this new normal. […]

Topics & Trends: March 2020