Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast. Hmmm… Really?

A comment by an ex-colleague on a LinkedIn post grabbed my attention: “…surely a good strategy and strong leadership drives the culture.” It kind of resonated with me; I intuitively sensed what he meant, though I might have put it differently. It got me thinking all...

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The Soul of the Procurement Organisation

Organisations that remain successful over the long term always invest significant resources in nurturing their ‘people capability’; because they ‘get it’ – they understand that people are the heartbeat behind organisational performance, so people matter most. Seasoned...

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Dealing with Inept Leadership

Leadership is the single most important factor affecting people’s motivation, performance and success at work. Consequently, more than likely, your boss is your most important colleague or stakeholder. Working under inept leadership is a challenge many people face at...

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Organisational Talent and the Destiny of Success

The feedback from the recent BravoSolution webinar I co-delivered with the handsome Peter Smith of Spend Matters was fantastic. My guidance on Procurement talent and helping people find their destinies appears to have struck a chord. Perhaps it’s a reflection of the...

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“Putting Strategy into Action: A Procurement Roadmap”

I co-delivered a BravoSolution webinar with Peter Smith of Spend Matters, covering five important topics for Procurement managers and executives in any organisation: Spend analysis – where is the money going? Challenging long-standing contracts Identifying staff and...

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