It’s a fact that honest companies outperform their dishonest competitors. So how do you motivate your teams to perform with greater integrity? There is ample evidence that honest companies outperform their dishonest competitors. And while almost every company says they are honest, many do not create and support a culture of honesty. The research tells … Continue reading How To Make Your Company More Honest (And Why It Matters)
The days of the generalist are over. Today, the most influential people in your organisation are those with the ability to hyper-specialise. When I first started working in the world of influence and influencers, it was possible to own a massive space; whether it was leadership, real estate, finance, money or health. There were very … Continue reading Why You Need To Hyper-Specialise
Tom Derry, CEO – ISM discusses how to turn your supply chain into a key source of competitive advantage and what not to do in supply chain management. Everyone loves to talk about the romance of startups and small businesses. But today it’s becoming increasingly obvious that we’re living in the age of the corporate … Continue reading Two Ways To Transform Your Supply Chain In A Hypercompetitive World
The new “hot” technology generating hype in 2019 is Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Here’s how it can help procurement… Procurement is, by nature, in the business of relationships. Whether it’s managing suppliers or stakeholders, the success of any procurement organisation relies heavily on building relationships between people. Despite this, many procurement professionals do not have … Continue reading Could RPA Make Procurement Jobs More Human?
Procurement leaders are starting to use the phenomenal buying power of their organisations to address big social challenges. What legacy do you want to leave? In the old days, procurement was focused on two things: minimising costs and risk. Purpose should be a pivotal part of every organisation’s business strategy. Being purpose-focused is essential to … Continue reading Procurement Pros – What’s Your Legacy?
How should procurement professionals be addressing cybersecurity within their organisations and addressing the weak links? Google and McAfee estimate there are 2,000 cyber- attacks every day around the world, costing the global economy about £300bn a year. The widespread adoption of digital solutions for the management of big data is a threat that is making … Continue reading Cybersecurity – What Does It Mean For Procurement In 2019?
When things are really hitting the fan you don’t just need one productivity hack – you need an arsenal. The panic is real. So many things to do, all of equal value and all due yesterday! How do you cut through the noise? Here are my proven hacks for achieving the impossible. Mindset The most … Continue reading 5 Productivity Hacks You Should Be Using Now