Procurement leaders are starting to use the phenomenal buying power of their organisations to address big social challenges. What legacy do you want to leave? In the old days, procurement was focused on two things: minimising costs and risk. Purpose should be a pivotal part of every organisation’s business strategy. Being purpose-focused is essential to … Continue reading Procurement Pros – What’s Your Legacy?
How should procurement professionals be addressing cybersecurity within their organisations and addressing the weak links? Google and McAfee estimate there are 2,000 cyber- attacks every day around the world, costing the global economy about £300bn a year. The widespread adoption of digital solutions for the management of big data is a threat that is making … Continue reading Cybersecurity – What Does It Mean For Procurement In 2019?
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
Do these technical procurement terms have a place in today’s organisation? Technical procurement terms. Whether you love ’em or loathe ’em you’ll probably have experienced definition disagreements and C-suite confusions. And that begs the question, do they have a place in today’s organisation? For Nick Dobney, Former Global Head of Procurement – Puma Energy, procurement … Continue reading Three Technical Terms Procurement Pros Should Stop Using Now
So much is written about how to hire great people and what to look for when hiring. But that is merely the start of the journey… Good hire or bad hire? You’ve done the hard work, you’ve made the decision and your shiny new hire has finally joined the team. Great, now what? So much … Continue reading Good Hire Or Bad Hire? How To Know You’ve Hired The Right Person
The recent Gillette ad caused a massive response for a 1:47 minute film. Is it the close shave we had to have, or one that’s just too close for comfort? The ad actively highlights the importance of rejecting toxic behaviour, showing men intervening when others are harassed or bullied, and helping to protect children from … Continue reading Thanks Gillette. Why Men Should Aim To Be The Best They Can Be
The wonder of digital is the array of choice and opportunity it brings. To drive a successful digital agenda and succeed in the digital age however, mindsets need to build on leadership fundamentals while also shifting to respond to the new environment. Digital, the awe and the promise, filling us with inspiration and fear at … Continue reading Three Key Mindset Shifts To Lead In The Digital Age