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Power Presence Position Eleanor Beaton | How to Position Your Company for Corporate Deals with Devon Girard

EP526: How to Position Your Company for Corporate Deals with Devon Girard

Eleanor Beaton

Tapping into major global supply chains and major export markets might be something you’re working towards in your business. To do that, you need to learn how to effectively partner and do business with big corporations, and Eleanor’s guest today is an accomplished strategic communications expert with years of experience in government, community, and media relations.

Devon Girard is the co-founder of the StrikeUP Conference and program lead at Women Entrepreneurship Strategy who works with businesses across Ontario. She is passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs, and she’s here this week to share five lessons every woman entrepreneur needs to know when it comes to working with corporate clients and partners.

Tune in this week to hear how to build the skillset needed for building powerful relationships with larger corporate entities as a smaller business. You’ll discover what needs to shift and how to prepare for the cadence at which corporations move at, and how Devon ensures she always overdelivers to cultivate flourishing results that are mutually beneficial.

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Today on the Power + Presence + Position Podcast:

  • The role major corporate players have had in the growth and success of the StrikeUP Conference.
  • How one woman-led organization has leveraged the power of corporate partners.
  • Why relationships are so uniquely important in the corporate partnership space.
  • Devon’s insights on why you can’t outsource relationship-building.
  • Why transparency is critical for partnering with big corporations.
  • What is lacking in the entrepreneurial culture.
  • How research into alignment helps small businesses partner effectively with larger companies.
  • The sources Devon uses to uncover the priorities of corporations she works with.

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