If you have any books on your list that you think would be a good addition to mine, let me know.
Best practices -Negotiations – How A Shoe Shine Helped Remind Me About Fundamental Principles of Negotiations and Good Business.
The business lessons I got from Joseph will stay with me much longer.
Best Practices – Uncommon Guidance – How to Stand Out from Your Peers and Win More Contracts.
The very best companies…are the ones with a focus on innovation.
Happy New Year 2019
If you have read any of the books on either of my lists, I would love to hear what you thought.
ProcureCon Facilities 2019 – What Will We Share At This Year’s Conference?
ProcureCon Facilities is the only procurement conference dedicated to facilities services. This year they have a jam-packed agenda.
Progressive Procurement – Should Private Industry Consider Social Value in Procurement?
an Act to require public authorities to have regard to economic, social and environmental well-being in connection with public services contracts
Procurement Corruption – Six Practices Your Company Should Avoid to Prevent Collusion and Corruption.
Even unregulated privately held businesses need to be aware of certain soft practices that may be signs of collusion between their employees and Vendors.
Happy New Year 2018 – A Ted Talk from Scott Geller
As we approach the New Year I always try to think of ways to make the coming year better than the last. This means first reflecting on the past and second look ahead to the future. This year, my family and I will be following our New Year’s ritual by setting resolutions for the coming…
Emotional Awareness: Overcoming the Obstacles to Emotional Balance and Compassion
As we approach the Christmas Holiday, I wanted to share with you a book I recently read. The Book is called Emotional Awareness: Overcoming the Obstacles to Emotional Balance and Compassion. It’s an enlightening and entertaining read written by Paul Ekman. Paul Ekman is best known for his work on facial expressions and body language,…
A Tale of Two Professions – How Architecture and Procurement Align.
Throughout my procurement career, I have found many parallels between the process of architecture and the process of procurement.
Progressive Procurement – Why Your Procurement Policy Needs More Than Just a Savings Target.
Ensuring that your procurement policy aligns with more than just the bottom line will not only enhance the value of procurement, it elevates the value of the organization.
Why honest communication is critical to a successful construction project.
It’s common to behave evasively or defensively when we make mistakes, but in order to retain trust, we have to avoid reverting to this basic instinct.