David Nour

Best-Selling Author of "Relationship Economics", "The Social Media Bible" ; & "ConnectAbility"; Business Conference Keynote Speaker

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David Nour is a social networking strategist and one of the foremost thought leaders on the quantifiable value of business relationships.  In a global economy that is becoming increasingly disconnected, David and his team are solving global » Read Full Bio

David Nour is a social networking strategist and one of the foremost thought leaders on the quantifiable value of business relationships.  In a global economy that is becoming increasingly disconnected, David and his team are solving global client challenges with Strategic Relationship Planning™ and Enterprise Social Networking best practices. A native of Iran, David came to the U.S. with a suitcase, $100, limited family ties and no fluency in English!  In the past 25 years he has built an impressive career of entrepreneurial success, both within large corporations and early stage ventures. 

David is the author of Relationship Economics (Wiley, 2008), The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Capital (Praeger, 2009), ConnectAbility (McGraw-Hill, 2010), and the Social Networking Technology Best Practices Series.  He is a contributor to The Social Media Bible (Wiley, 2009) and is currently researching and writing his next commercial book on Enterprise Social Networking. 

David and his team have researched over 400 global social networking applications in 22 distinct categories, publishing articles such as “What’s your enterprise social networking strategy?” “How mission critical is your social networking?” and “The Future of Enterprise Social Networking.”  David’s unique perspective and independent insights have been featured in a variety of prominent blogs and print publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Association Now, Entrepreneur and Success magazine. An Eagle Scout himself, David is passionate about youth in his support of the Scouting movement, Junior Achievement, One Voice, The Bridge, and the High Tech Ministries.  He is also an active member of several professional organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), American Management Association (AMA), Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) and the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF). 

David earned an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a BA degree in Management from Georgia State University.

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Relationship Economics
The Art and Science of relationships, a cornerstone keynote delivered to more than 80 corporate, association, and academic forums; based on Relationship Economics book (Wiley) focused on the quantifiable value of business relationships and a systematic process to identify, build, nurture and leverage personal, functional and strategic relationships.
Listen Louder
The Power and Promise of Social Networking @ Work, From LinkedIn to Twitter, Facebook for Business, Jigsaw, Slideshare, ZoomInfo, Spoke, and a broad base of private social networks, whether you're trying to attract and retain top notch talent, to prospect for new customers in new markets, or create alliance relationships and extend your market reach, social networking applications are here to stay! In this highly interactive session, the audience is exposed to a series of global best practices to incorporate social networking applications into their key strategic initiatives.
Adaptive Innovation's, Adaptable Business Models for Changing Market Demands
Value creation is derived from value chain disruption. Adaptive innovation, by definition, is destructive in its character, open to a broad base of business models, and must be driven by high performing teams focused on maximizing the current and future capabilities of their respective organizations. In order to create sustainable competitive advantage, companies must develop a relationship-centric culture with the courage to fail and learn from those failures.
ConnectAbility, 8 Keys to Building Strong Partnerships with Your Colleagues and Your Customers
Driven by the newly released ConnectAbility book (McGraw-Hill, 2010) focuses on a systematic approach for developing superior partnerships (manufacturer/distributor, wholesaler/reseller) by applying powerful lessons learned from emotional awareness, personal authenticity, humor, and servant leadership.
7Ms of Intrapreneurial Success, How to Thrive Amidst Mediocrity
Many of the "Must Have" characteristics and success factors we admire about entrepreneurs are applicable within any sized organizations as well. Learn the actionable steps to link strategic thinking to tactical execution, personal initiative and accountability, financial stewardship, and the willingness and ability to exceed expectations.
The Immigrant Success DNA, What Immigrants do that Americans Have Forgotten!
First generation immigrants are four times more likely to become millionaires in this country than those of us who were born here. Why? This compelling presentation uses a series of immigrant success stories to convey their inherent drive, commitment, work ethic, and dedication to personal and professional development.
Flight Risk, Why Most High Potentials Leave!
All of those A-players you've spent time, effort, and resources recruiting are walking out the door. Maybe not physically, but certainly mentally. Learn why they leave and how to keep four generations of diverse workforce wanting to stay.
Introspective Leadership, The Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Next Generation of Leaders
Learn what today's successful executives consider their most valuable lessons learned along the way. How do they define resilience? What are the biggest leadership challenges and opportunities of their generation? Who were their mentors and what did they teach them?


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