Planning your next holiday email marketing campaign and struggling to stand out? Here are some top tips to help you steal the show. Holiday email marketing campaigns can make or break a business. A study by Experian performed a couple of years ago shows that emails promoting special offers and incentives sent during the two … Continue reading Email Marketing – July the 4th Be With You!
Having an understanding of Cultural Intelligence in one thing. Knowing where and when to apply it is a different thing altogether. Over the last few months we have discussed the idea of what Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is, the 4 key components that comprise CQ and how they are can be utilised in the workplace to … Continue reading Bridging the Cultural Gap – A Case in Point
Individuals of great talent can have a significant and disproportionate bottom line impact in jobs that are highly complex… According to McKinsey’s global talent survey. Talent will increase productivity by 800 per cent in jobs that are very highly complex, but by just 125 per cent in high complexity jobs and just 50 per cent … Continue reading Talent And Motivation Are Critical To The Success Of Your Business
Procurement is evolving and developing and leaders have a chance to create a function to meet all an organisation’s future needs. But first they need to remember the importance of the human factor. Procurement leaders now have an unprecedented opportunity to be the architects of a new function that puts customer satisfaction front and centre. … Continue reading Procurement Needs the Human Factor
No-one can predict the future. But we could all use a truthsayer to help us protect ourselves in the here and now… In most supply chains, communication is point-to-point and one direction. There is no single, shared record of events across multiple parties. This is no longer an efficient or effective way to do business … Continue reading Blockchain: Supply Chain’s 21st Century Truthsayer
Confident? Arrogant? What traits impress employers the most? And which ones could cost you a job? It would be good to know before you apply for that new role… It probably comes as no surprise that when hiring, firms are looking for people who are confident. In fact, this personality trait is a top priority … Continue reading Confident or Arrogant? The Fine Line Between Success and Failure
Are you dooming yourself to failure in procurement by not knowing your market before you start? Market research and analysis is a key component of the procurement process – but it needs to be done right. When Martin Luther King Junior stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., in front of … Continue reading Why Knowing your Market Can be the Key to Success