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Diversity of Thought

As of Q1 2020, 40% of Fortune 500 companies have a diversity executive as a senior staff member. However, much of the emphasis within these roles is on whether there is adequate representation of gender or race. While absolutely important, here's a little hint. If you focus less on trying to meet a certain percentage …

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Work-From-Home Leadership

https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2020/08/3-tips-leading-wfh-environment As I talk to industry colleagues, consult and advise companies on business opportunities and interview with a range of companies seeking to fill leadership positions, it is clear there is not one way companies are dealing with the virtual work environment. During this pandemic, work-from-home (WFH) has transitioned from a "nice-to-have" aspect of a …

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Strategic Sourcing = Strategic Business Partner

https://www.scmr.com/article/procurement_must_reduce_costs_while_continuing_to_become_a_better_strategic Long gone are the days where a procurement or sourcing function is built to simply cut costs. In today's world and building for tomorrow, great leaders need all functions to be working and collaborating as strategic partners, which means decisions are not made in functional silos. Nowhere is this more important than in procurement. …

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