Put Poetry in Your Stakeholders’ Souls to Win Them Over

We often mean different things when we talk about “stakeholders”. Sometimes we’re referring to the various colleagues or co-workers we interact with at work, which may include our line managers and immediate team members. Other times we’re referring specifically to...

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The Power of Words and the Potency of Silence

What a magical experience! I was still thinking about it and smiling to myself in delight, some ten minutes or so later, as I ambled across the old wooden bridge that spanned the little creek meandering through the woods. The appearance of that great tit and the...

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Procurement PR Isn’t About Selling Snake Oil

Like it or not, perception can sometimes be more important than reality. That’s why successful consumer brands invest significant resources in creating positive perceptions of their brands. Purchasing folks can learn a lot from this to raise the profile of...

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Birds Without Wings Can’t Fly to Success

Effective leaders know that you can’t achieve true organisational success unless the workforce are engaged with the agenda. Employee engagement is intrinsic to a culture that augments organisational success. A key element of this is exposing people’s capabilities and...

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