David Nour on Ten Signs of Weak Business Relationships

I’m always fascinated by the conversations I have with prospective clients about their business relationships, right after I hear comments like “we have a fantastic culture,” or “we have an amazing relationship with our clients!” My first reaction is to simply ask them “how do you know?” To which their response is often formulaic or […]

Nour on Crisis Leadership and Forging Forward – Set To Lead Podcast

I was delighted to be a guest on the Set to Lead Podcast with Mary Ann Samedi, where we had a great conversation on uncovering new growth opportunities even amid the crisis. As always, welcome your thoughts. I’ll also post further discussions in our Nour Forum community. Join us (free) for exclusive content, resources, and […]

David Nour on Innovation, Relationships, and Cultural Shifts on Real Leaders Podcast

Join me live THIS Friday, Aug. 21 at 4 PM ET for the Real Leaders Podcast. I’ll share insights into using the global pandemic as an impetus for rethinking, reimagining, if not reinventing key parts of your business. We’ll discuss the role of strategic relationships, and a fundamental cultural shift we’re seeing in global enterprises. We’ll […]

I Attended 128 Webinars in Two Weeks. Here are Five Takeaways

I’m a life-long learner, I read voraciously, and really value intelligent conversations. I also really enjoy collaborating with others, learning from different perspectives, and combining theoretical constructs with practical/pragmatic applications of ideas. Like most other professionals, I get a ton of emails about upcoming webinars, particularly while we’re all living with the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

COVID-19 Will Force Us to Consume Content Differently

I’m an avid consumer of intelligent content. As such, I subscribe to 30+ newsletters, listen to several podcasts, attend countless online webinars, and read 3-4 books at a time. One of my challenges and frustrations has been the lack of an opportunity to engage both the producer of that content, as well as my peers […]

Become More Digitally Competent, Capable, and Collaborative with These Remote Work Tools

I believe CO19 will accelerate fundamental shifts in our labor pool, reskilling talent within and across industry sectors, making working from home (WFH) more prevalent. As such, CO19 is forcing all of us to become more digitally competent, capable, and collaborative. In the past month, I’ve made a commitment to explore 2-3 new virtual collaboration […]

Value Creation in a Season of Crisis

Now that the pandemic is here, doom and gloom seem to be rampant. And with good reason. COVID-19 knows no gender, nor geographic boundaries. No one is immune. All of us must hunker down and take all health precautions. For the foreseeable future! Hunkering down does not mean watching news feeds or binging on streaming […]

Five Steps to Consistently Learn and Grow

Good Morning. Few of you have asked what I read, how I learn and grow. Here are my five steps that you can replicate and make your own: Get Up Early, Exercise, Learn! I walk/exercise at 5 am, 3-4x week and listen to podcasts – from Dave Ramsey to Donald Miller, Andy Stanley, Mike Rowe, […]