Blog / Abby Dalton
The biggest light bulb moment for me was that I didn’t actually have to learn to love conflict, or even be ok with it. I just had to learn what my responses are and pre-plan how I will deal with it, which is not the same as avoiding it.
It’s well documented that when we are faced with pressure, we do not perform at our best. But a list on its own isn’t going to solve all of your problems. You need some wrap around support.
The hustle culture is dead, so why are you still hustling? The increase in popularity of the hybrid working model demonstrates that people are loving the ability to be more flexible with how we approach work and life. But not all of us have strong flexibility muscles – it’s time to limber up and flex as life flows.
In her extensive career, Supplier Relationship expert Kate Vitasek has proved that building trusting relationships with the supply chain is the best strategy for building a sustainable business. Treating suppliers poorly and screwing them down on price will create a win-lose environment. Learn how to build win-win relationships in 5 easy steps!
Blockchain technology is not new, it’s been with us for awhile but do you feel confused every time it’s mentioned? Do you really understand how it works? If you’re looking for a simple explanation that you can actually understand then check out this article where digital disruption queen Joanna Martinez demystifies blockchain and how it can be applied to procurement. You don’t want to miss out!
Procurement talks a good game about diversity but we don’t apply the same thinking to establishing teams. Hiring managers are still flogging the traditional path turning out generalists. Is this fit for purpose for the future of procurement? Is this what we really need?
Career resilience is about making it to the finish line, but it takes more than just you to make a successful career. In this article, we explore the requirements of a pit crew – the people around you that build you up and propel you into the future. Who is your crew? Ready to find out how to recruit one? Then read on for our top 5 tips.
With the increase of working from home, we are forced to live with disrupted patterns and routines. We’re more vulnerable than ever to scope creep! Maintaining boundaries should be the number one priority for managing your mental health.
When supply chains are under pressure often it’s the quality of relationships that count, the answer to building quality relationships is simpler than you think. Knowing your market and where you stand is the first step to landing a successful contract. Make sure you don’t fall into the exploitatable zone by reading our simple guide.
Looking to use an agile procurement approach but not sure where to start? Let us show you some easy steps to get you started. If you’ve read our article on the benefits of Agile Procurement then you’ll be sold on how agile can speed up your RFP process for the right contract or product. Getting … Continue reading Agile Procurement Works! Here’s How to Get Started