No matter what you’re doing, it’s hard to think you’ll avoid doing a presentation at one point or another. So how do you deliver thrill rather than dud? If the thought of delivering a presentation to your team, key stakeholders or even the C-suite leaves you in a cold sweat, don’t worry – you’re not … Continue reading 5 Steps to Building an Amazing Presentation
How do you recruit and retain top talent in procurement? You need to go beyond what’s possible for any one person and leverage the power of communities and technology. If you ask a classroom of children what they want to be when they grow up, you may get answers like “astronaut,” “football player,” “doctor,” or … Continue reading Closing the Procurement Talent Gap, One GPO at a Time
Providing feedback can be tricky at the best of times. However, throw in cross-cultural considerations and you’re talking a completely different game. As we continue our Cultural Intelligence series, I thought it would be useful to discuss some of the different ways of providing performance feedback that is culturally aligned. For a start, giving feedback, … Continue reading Providing Feedback Across Cultures
With so much written on Artificial Intelligence it’s hard to know where to look. However, there are companies from whom we can take our lead. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest topics in business right now. It’s also a bit like teenagers and sex. Everyone seems obsessed with it, everyone feels left out, … Continue reading 7 Companies Pioneering Artificial Intelligence in Procurement
New Year, New You. New Job? Don’t wait until 2020 to start your search or you might struggle to stand out from the crowd. More than half of us are planning to change jobs in 2020. So, don’t wait until January to start your job search – there will be far too much competition. Instead … Continue reading 5 Ways to Stand out From The Crowd
We spend so long looking outwards at the wider environment for our key issues. But are we missing the elephant in the room? Is Procurement actually one of Procurement’s worst enemies? For anyone who has experience working in public sector procurement, the strictures of the rules and regulations are well known and often highly frustrating. … Continue reading Procurement – Are We Our Own Worst Enemies?
Time to step out of your silo, get your body and brain ready for the future, and find your inner gold. Catch up with Career Boot Camp to get yourself on the track for the summit. The supply chain profession attracts some of the best minds and biggest thinkers around. Are they drawn to the … Continue reading Adventure, Exploration and Gold – Why Supply Chain is the Career of the Future