ISM CEO Tom Derry urges procurement leaders not to let perfect be the enemy of good – make decisions and move on! When Tom Derry, CEO – ISM attended Procurious’ Big Ideas Summit in Sydney this week he came armed with a stark warning for the procurement professionals in attendance. “If you’re the steward of … Continue reading Why Quick Decision-Making is the Name of the Procurement Game
Strap yourselves in – we have HOURS of fantastic video content from the Sydney Big Ideas Summit to share! Missed out on the action at #BigIdeas2018 Sydney? Never fear: you can still catch videos, top speaker quotes and more right here on Procurious. Simply opt in to the Digital Delegate group here. Here’s a taste … Continue reading ALL the video content from #BigIdeas2018 Sydney!
Just how certain are you that you’re not the office psychopath? Perhaps you should review the psychopath checklist. The office psychopath is not the bloke found inconveniently near every unexplained axe-murder in your office. He or she is just a normal person, who just happens to have no empathy whatsoever. This little deficit means that they … Continue reading Are YOU The Office Psychopath?
What do you do when disengagement is not an option? Alexandru Butiri shares four learnings from high-stakes kidnap negotiations that can be applied in any procurement function. As far as negotiations go, nothing could be more high-stakes than a kidnap negotiation. How on earth do you put a price on a human life? Sometimes a … Continue reading 4 Negotiation Lessons From A Kidnap Response Consultant
The key to creating real engagement – the type of engagement that actually leads to action – is deceptively simple. Learn how to become an EPIC storyteller with these tips from Influence Nation CEO Julie Masters. We are, by our very nature, storytelling creatures. It’s how we’ve been connecting since the Stone Age when we … Continue reading The 3 Rules Of Epic Storytelling
We know that procurement professionals like to get the latest intel on the hottest topics from the best in the business – so we’ve sorted you right out. Your big procurement questions: answered. What are the surefire ways to speed up procurement processes? Can procurement ever completely eliminate maverick spend? Why shouldn’t procurement simply squeeze their … Continue reading Big Procurement Questions Deserve Big Answers
After two smash-hit Summits in London and Chicago, we’re bringing Big Ideas 2018 to Sydney, Australia! Find out how you can get involved. Did you hear the one about the time an expert on influence, a clinical psychologist and a digital transformation guru walked into a bar? … Unfortunately we don’t have the punchline for … Continue reading Procurious Big Ideas Summit Rolls Into Sydney!