It’s not easy to free yourself and others from decision bias. But the pay off for your organisation is worth it… A CEO mentioned recently to me his frustration with a few of his Senior Leaders who play the ‘merit card’ whenever diversity is raised. In doing so, they stymie good initiatives. Each small block … Continue reading How To Free Your Decisions From Bias
#Metoo changed the gender equality landscape dramatically in the space of a few months. Here’s how we can build upon those hard-won gains. #Metoo has shaken the world – and rightly so. That it has taken until 2017 for significant attention to be paid to the harassment and abuse that women have been subjected to by … Continue reading #Metoo: Coming To Your Workplace In 2018
Ah, the joys of parenting! If you’ve got children, you’ll know that it’s pretty damn difficult, and costly, to return to the workplace post-parental leave – as if you needed that extra stress! What should your organisation be doing to ease your transition? You’re coming to the end of nine months (give or take) parental leave and my … Continue reading Punished For Parenting – The Most Expensive “Time-Off” You’ll Ever Take
Do people in your workplace ever refer to you as reliable, trusty, dependable? That’s got to stop! Are you a woman working in procurement? Join Bravo, our specialised group on Procurious. Truth or myth Myth: Having a reputation for being “reliable” and “getting the job done” makes you valuable. Over the weekend I’ve been helping … Continue reading Why Being Reliable Spells Doom to Your Career
When was the last time you reached out to a Procurement Guru? Although the battleground is changing, those among us with scars have a lot of relevant insights to share. We knew we’d be in for a treat when we locked in an interview with ISM board member Ann Oka. Ann is the former senior VP of supply … Continue reading Evergreen Wisdom for a Changing Profession
Scores of women struggle to be their most authentic selves at work without the fear of negatively impacting their careers. How can you be your fabulous self in the workplace and still succeed! Join the women in procurement conversation in the Procurious Bravo group. I moderate forums quite regularly for women that focus on the themes … Continue reading Can I Really Be Me And Succeed At Work?
Too scared to talk about workplace diversity and inclusion? Dominic Price will happily go first as he debunks the 5 most common myths about underrepresentation. As a 6-foot-4-inch straight white guy in tech, it might seem unusual that I’m writing about diversity and inclusion. The reason is,more of us need to: write about it, talk about it, … Continue reading The Five Myths Of Workplace Underrepresentation, Busted!