“Show Me the Money!” or “Show Me the Ethics!”

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, I posted this short piece on LinkedIn: ### China may be trying to rewrite history by attempting to obliterate all traces of the Tiananmen Square event.  But history itself teaches us that truth has an annoying habit...

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They Say I’m an Influencer

Since I started singing my song, helping readers, audiences and clients to discover their own magic, my work seems to resonate with many and has garnered recognition in several quarters. Some identify me as a top influencer, others heap accolades on my books, articles...

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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 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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