Be a Great Dancer with Your Product Stakeholders

Stakeholder management is at the heart of product managers’ jobs. Yet many product managers struggle with it tirelessly. In fact, “difficult stakeholders” is one of the biggest frustrations for most product managers. Sometimes, it feels like you just can’t strike the...

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The Chefs in Your ‘Organisational Kitchen’

A lot of effort, dollars and leadership attention expended on improving organisational capability is often targeted at technology and process enhancements. That’s not a bad thing per se. Technology can provide powerful advancements in how we do the work; for example,...

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Procurement Processes Should be Enablers, Not Inhibitors

I’ve frequently expounded the importance of the softer elements of organisational success – the intangible factors like culture; leadership; attitudes; and behaviours which typically differentiate top-notch Procurement functions from the mediocre. But this in no way...

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Procurement Effectiveness – The 2nd Step in the Dance

In my earlier article on enhancing Procurement effectiveness, I highlighted why savvy organisations invest great efforts in boosting their Procurement Mojo®. I reiterate some pertinent key points below; FACT: Organisations with leading Procurement capability are in...

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