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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Creating a Great Customer Meeting: Build Peak Moments

Posted on 01.18.2023 by in Engagement Strategy, Featured

Customer experiences are often judged by the closing experience. Done well, the experience is deemed positive. Too often these experiences are forgotten.

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How to Make Working Groups Work For You

Posted on 12.8.2022 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Coming out of Customer Advisory Council meetings, there is generally a list of action items, and areas identified for further exploration. There are many ways to follow through, but one vehicle is invaluable when it comes to keeping  

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Looking Back on One Year: An Interview with Mike Abbott, Thomson Reuters

Posted on 12.1.2022 by in Client Interviews, Customer Advisory Boards, Featured

Mike Abbott is the Head of Market Insights, Global Thought Leadership and the Thomson Reuters Institute, which brings together people from across the legal, corporate, tax and accounting, and government communities to ignite conversation and debate. Mike and the Thomson  

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Less is Definitely More: The Customer Advisory Board Content Trap

Posted on 11.22.2022 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Often as companies work to build out their Customer Advisory Board meeting agendas there is a desire to pack in the content for fear there will be silent, with no one offering their comments or perspectives.  The  

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