Navel gazing or a good exercise?
I'm an action-biased guy and not a big fan of ivory tower intellectualization.
But there's a Latin phrase that's always stuck with me. Agere sequitur credere.
It means, "Action follows belief".
You have beliefs and assumptions whether you like it or not. Your actions are based on and in line with them. If you never examine those beliefs, you have less control over your actions.
Don't get stuck staring at your navel, but don't assume it's possible to act without ideas either. They're there even if you ignore them. Better examine from time to time.
A fight is breaking out over what partnerships are!
Ok, maybe that's a bit dramatic. But there is some interesting discussion on LinkedIn about when and when not to use the term "partnership."
Asher Mathew lit the match with a post calling out some usages of the term:
Ben Wright jumped in with some thoughts of his own:
Not satisfied to leave well enough alone, our Chief Market Officer, Isaac Morehouse, decided to pick a fight:
- Vertical SaaS Summit – Today, January 25th - The best minds in Vertical SaaS are getting together to discuss new ways to innovate and grow. Join Mark Kilens, Jared Fuller, and Isaac Morehouse for a discussion about how events can drive growth and build success. Register here.
- Partner Playbook Meetup – Today, January 25th - Justin Zimmerman is meeting up with Marco De Paulis to walk through the playbook he used to scale his partner program from 0 to $10M+ (in partner-sourced revenue) in a brisk 12 months! Register here.
- State of Channel – Thursday, January 26th 11 AM ET - Join the annual panel discussion chaired by Canalys' Chief Analyst Jay McBain. Register here.
- Kiflo Roundtable: Partner Recruitment – Tuesday, February 7th 2023 - 11:00 AM (CST) – Kick-off 2023 with Kiflo Roundtables. Join Martin Scholz, Justin Zimmerman, and Shawnie Hamer as they tackle partner recruitment. Register here.
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