Mastering Executive Engagement: What’s Holding You Back?

Strong relationships with your C-level customers can accelerate change, uncover opportunities, and strengthen your company’s position. What keeps B2Bs from earning those relationships—and realizing their value? We’ve identified 10 common—but surmountable—barriers that hold B2Bs back.

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Customer Advisory Boards

Customer Advisory Boards are powerful engines of engagement, insight, and business transformation. Make the most of yours.

Meeting Facilitation: Virtual and In-Person Boards » Taking Your Customer Advisory Board Meetings Virtual »

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Engagement Strategy

Like any good relationship, customer engagement is a long-term, reciprocal effort. When done well, meaningful engagement leads to better business results, faster.

Engage Your Customers to Help You Stop Pitching » Getting to a Customer Engagement Mindset »

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Understanding the C-Suite

Building C-level programs that are meaningful and bring value to you as well as to your c-suite customers is challenging. Veiled sales pitches won’t win the day with this audience. Deliver what executives want: ideas, inspiration, innovation, influence.

Building a C-Suite Client Experience Strategy » Do you Know What Your Customers Value? »

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Sustained Customer Advisory Boards. Exceptional Meeting Facilitation. Engaging Virtual and In-Person Board Experiences

Your customers hold a wealth of knowledge and opportunity. Farland Group helps you earn their ongoing engagement. Turn interactions into new insights, products, markets and revenue models.

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Farland Group & Customer Advisory Boards

We design, launch, and sustain Customer Advisory Boards with enduring influence. Expert facilitation for virtual and in-person small group boards offer invaluable insight to your organization.

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Extending Client Relationships: An Interview with Andrew Greenwood, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, ZS

Posted on 05.10.2022 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Andrew Greenwood is Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for ZS Associates, a management consulting and professional services firm focusing on consulting, software, and technology, providing services for clients in healthcare, private equity, and technology. He has more than 20 years  

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Selling to the C-suite – Stop Pitching

Posted on 04.18.2022 by in Featured, Understanding the C-Suite

Effective sales people will tell you that selling is as much science as art. Selling to the C-Suite even more so. Done well, it requires a system that can be planned, delivered, measured and repeated. Yet often, sellers fear they  

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The Power of Peer Networks: An Interview with Katharyn White, Former CMO, T-Systems (Part I of II)

Posted on 03.22.2022 by in Understanding the C-Suite

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Katharyn White, Former CMO, T-Systems and now IBM General Manager, Federal Ecosystem about some of the challenges and growth that she experienced in building an advisory network at T-Systems amidst a pandemic.  

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Recruiting and Refreshing Advisory Board Members

Posted on 02.20.2022 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Is your  Client Advisory Board in need of recruitment and refreshment of its membership? Do you have existing client Board members who aren’t meeting the bar of their peers? Here are some tips on how to recruit  

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