50 per cent of the population can’t be wrong, right? But just why is podcasting so popular and why do we keep listening? In 2017, when I received a call from Colin Beattie, one of the best leadership and cultural transformation architects I know, I had no idea at all about podcasts. So when Colin … Continue reading When Did Podcasting Become So Cool?
Like the Breakfast Club banding together to overcome Assistant Principal Vernon, life is much easier when we collaborate. And procurement should be no different. This year will be the year of collaboration in public sector procurement – you heard it here first! In the past, collaboration may have proved to be a step too far … Continue reading Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
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
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
If you fail to meet the expectations of key influencers, projects will be delayed, will only be partially workable or at worst, doomed. Stakeholders can and will influence the outcome of your project, especially if they are likely to be directly affected by it. If we fail to meet the expectations of key influencers, projects … Continue reading Stakeholders Are Your Customers. Ignore Them At Your Peril
Tom Derry, CEO – ISM shares his three top tips for early-career professionals who aspire to be a CPO or Head of Supply Chain in a leading organisation. The next generation of CPOs and Heads of Supply Chain will need to be “next-level” talent. “It’s easy to point out a few critical success factors for … Continue reading 3 Ways To Make It Big In Procurement and Supply Chain