Business Relationship Management Research

Enterprise Architecture and BRM

Enterprise Architecture and BRM: Allies in Strategic Purpose

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History has given many examples of great partnerships between those with great ideas and those who drive the ideas to fruition. It is difficult for one person to play both roles, especially in a complex environment in which the problems range from non-trivial at best all the way to dealing with things that have never before been solved.
At the heart of the synergy between Enterprise Architecture and BRM is the EA’s gift at conceiving solutions and the BRM’s ability to breathe life into those solutions.

People Platform

Relationships and the Rise of the People Platform

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In the past, old hierarchies within business organizations traditionally viewed employees as a single, replaceable cog in an enormous machine; a means to an end. Value was placed solely on a predetermined business strategy to be achieved at the lowest possible cost. As a result, the cogs–meaning people–either fit into this strategy or not.

Changing Careers with Purpose

Thrive with Purpose when Changing Careers

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Throughout the 20th century, the concept of the career employee represented the gold standard for most of the workforce. If you could land a position with plenty of job security, you could stay in that role for years and work your way up the ranks of a single company.
Despite this, changing careers has always been a hallmark of professional life.

self-awareness and emotional intelligence

Helpful Strategies to Increase Your Self-Awareness

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In many ways, we are controlled by our emotions. Yet, we often remain blissfully unaware of their power over us, let alone how to control the outbursts that occur. However, the ability to control our reactions remains critically important in handling difficult or stressful situations.

Workplace Creativity

The Hidden Value of Creativity in the Workplace

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Creativity can be the crucial ingredient to staying competitive in your business and your field. By working with a company that fosters your creativity, or finding ways to cultivate your own, you can increase your overall happiness and strengthen your workplace performance.

Purpose and Meaning At Work

How to Charge Your Career with Meaning & Purpose

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For many people, a job is just a paycheck; it’s what keeps them moving from one month to the next. Distanced from the impact of their work, individuals caught in such a scenario often experience higher stress levels and reduced productivity.
But it doesn’t have to stay that way.

Work/Life Balance and Existence

Work/Life Balance: An Elusive Endeavor of Self-Reflection

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Many people find that their purpose is not lived out through their careers, even though they spend many of their waking hours at work. Thus, dedicating a disproportionate amount of time to something that doesn’t provide personal fulfillment leads us to feel out-of-sorts.

Zero-based adaptability chameleon

The Little-Known Strategy for Organizational Adaptability

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The concept of zero-based principles, when applied to an organization, promotes productivity and increased business value through flexibility. Rather than squander energy supporting an antiquated system of separation, zero-based principles provide easy, transparent access to organization-wide data, which ultimately encourages collaboration and increases productivity.

Knowledge Philosophy

Knowledge: The Secret Formula for Innovation

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As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
Indeed, investing your time, energy, and efforts into obtaining knowledge can be a far more valuable investment than stocks, bonds, and even real estate.

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