Think parenthood and COVID-19 have nothing in common? Think again. Read on for 5 lessons that parenting a toddler has taught me and how these apply to emergency procurement situations. It is pretty difficult working from home with a toddler at any time, but even more so during a lockdown. I fell into despair last … Continue reading What A Two Year Old Taught Me About Emergency Procurement
There’s no doubt that stereotypes can be limiting. But there’s also a lot that all of us can do to help overcome them. International Women’s Day (IWD) is all about celebrating women’s progress, and today, women in procurement have a lot to celebrate. A recent Oliver Wyman report found that 20 percent of the top … Continue reading 5 Unhelpful Gender Stereotypes We Wish Would Die … And What You Can Do About Them
This IWD, I’m more motivated than ever to go beyond the hashtags and to start making meaningful change. Will you join me? Many of us, including me, have spent recent weeks transfixed by what can only be described as horrifying news. A beautiful woman, Hannah Clarke, and her three young children, Laianah, Aaliyah and Trey, … Continue reading Gender Equality: From One Small Step at Work . . . To A (Hopeful) Giant Leap Forward
When your heart is broken, how hard is it to turn up to work every day and perform? Very. But so many of us have to do it every day. Our worlds may have fallen apart – the loss of a loved one, a falling out with a friend or colleague, the loss of money … Continue reading How To Work With A Broken Heart
The business case for diversity is clear – diverse teams and leaders are more innovative, collaborative, successful and profitable. But when it comes to diversity in leadership, we’re not where we need to be. How do we get there? Procurement as a profession has proven our ability to change, to adapt and to thrive. From … Continue reading Will 2020 Be Our 50-50 Year? How To Help More Women Into Leadership In Procurement
Ambitious and driven? Plot your way to the top with the help of the Procurious webinar featuring advice from three senior leaders Are you looking for the next steps to get moving on your career path? Or are you thinking of quitting the day job in search of a new path to the summit? Do … Continue reading How To Get Moving On Your Career Path To The Top
Ethical AND financially viable? So why aren’t more organisations taking the measures to support working families? For more great content like this, visit Bravo, a Procurious group dedicated to promoting women in procurement. The poet Maya Angelou said, “When you know better, you do better”. But despite everything we know about the tangible and intangible … Continue reading Why Should Employers Care About Families?