Born in Iran, David Nour immigrated to the U.S. as a teenager with $100, limited family ties and no fluency in English. Yet, despite this humble background, he graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in business management and went on to earn an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
A senior leadership/board advisor, educator, executive coach, and bestselling author, David is internationally recognized as the leading expert on applications of strategic relationships in profitable growth, sustained innovation, and lasting change.
David is the author of eleven books, including bestsellers Relationship Economics®, Co-Create, and Curve Benders, which he refers to as his ‘Star Wars’ trilogy.
David’s expertise lies in his ability to help leaders leverage relationships for success. He has helped organizations of all sizes achieve their goals by teaching them how to build and maintain strong relationships with their customers, employees, partners, and shareholders.
His insights into the importance of strategic relationships are widely regarded as invaluable for any organization looking to achieve lasting success.
In this latest LIFT podcast, we talk about:
– What is a ‘Curve Bender?’
– Relationship economics – why there is a quantifiable value to your business relationships
– How the pandemic has impacted business relationships
– Why networking is one letter away from not working
– How to build and nurture better business relationships
More about David:
He is an adjunct professor at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and was named to the Global Gurus Top 30 Leadership Professionals and the Thinkers 50 Radar Class of 2021 lists. A Forbes Leadership contributor on the Future of Work, and an Inc. contributor on Relationship Economics, Nour’s unique insights have been featured in various prominent publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Huffington Post Business, Entrepreneur, and Knowledge@Wharton. He’s also the host of the popular Curve Benders podcast.