Leadership Principles for Solid Affiliate Program Management

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On numerous occasions I have talked and blogged about the necessity of affiliate leadership versus affiliate management, and particularly, the importance of adapting principles of transformational leadership. I’ve also tackled this subject in my recent keynote speech in Tel Aviv, Israel, and today I’d like to show you the part of it where I discussed Read More …

Honesty is Most Important Quality for Affiliate Program Manager

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The August 2009 issue of the FeedFront Magazine, one that is also going to be distributed at the upcoming Affiliate Summit East in NYC (where I’m speaking), is already out, and available in its entirety at Scribd.com. I have an article in this issue too. It is entitled “4 Characteristics of Successful Affiliate Program Managers” Read More …

Transformational Leadership for Affiliate Program Management

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I have been comparing different theories of leadership over the past few weeks, and while many — if adjusted and adopted to the affiliate program management context — do fit, it is the transformational leadership that, in my opinion, is best suited for new affiliate program managers to keep in mind. Just as the name Read More …

20 Differences Between Management & Leadership

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When comparing leadership with management, it is essential to understand that they are not mutually exclusive. In his Leadership: Theory and Practice Peter Northouse pointed out that they are similar in many ways. Both leadership and management involve influence, working with people, concern about effective goal accomplishment, and other shared characteristics, etc. Additionally, as Richard Read More …