So, what comes to mind when you consider a new starter in your organisation? How often, in a busy work schedule, do you wonder what it’s really like to be that new person? Day one of a new job. When was the last time you began a new role in a new business?
For . . . → Read More: New Starters – the real on-boarding process
There’s something pretty cool about being a Time Lord. For the uninitiated amongst you, the title of Time Lord is only bequeathed to the last survivors of the planet Gallifrey (i.e. Dr Who). I’m familiar with the Dr. of course – many memories of hiding behind living room chairs as a boy, . . . → Read More: Time and Leadership (introduction)
I trust that you are well and life is unfolding in interesting and enlightening ways……
Today I found myself reading a post from Paul Snell about the big issues that emerged from this year’s ISM conference. It’s good to read that the big ticket items included talent management/career development, the future of supply . . . → Read More: Big issues? We agree!
Blue Bamboo working with Central Government
In recent months, Blue Bamboo has been repeatedly called into central government departments to support their efficiency reforms (see https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/efficiency-and-reform-group)
Blue Bamboo has continued its long-standing relationship with CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply), delivering member and client workshops and presentations on a wide range of topics, . . . → Read More: Blue Bamboo works with Central Government
I trust you are all well and that all your lives are comfortably in alignment…..
A couple of days ago I attended a Beds & Herts CIPS event over at Cranfield University; it was a talk given by Dr Carlos Mena, the Director of Cranfield’s Centre for Strategic Procurement and Supply Management. He . . . → Read More: The Future of Procurement:implications for leadership
I sat through an hour’s webinar yesterday, ably managed by one of People Management’s team. The three guest presenters all talked from the heart and from their own experiences of various employee engagement initiatives in their respective businesses. The webinar was aimed at sharing how employee engagement has been working in these three . . . → Read More: Employee Engagement – a recent webinar
A strange thing happened to me yesterday: I got a load of abuse from someone I’ve never met. The expletives directed towards me shall not be repeated here but you can safely assume that they were sufficiently agressive and obnoxious as to warrant censure for a blog such as this. What had I done to . . . → Read More: The difference between recycling & hate speech
So here I am, recognising that I haven’t blogged virtually (or literally) since I put up the website several year ago! Not that I’m a technophobe at all; I just seem to have not quite plugged myself into the whole social media thing just yet. I’m acutely aware of many colleagues who have done so, . . . → Read More: CIPS Qualifications
Blog – Breakfast meeting on NLP
So…….we got calls from Recruitment Company MDs asking for more information on NLP (neuro-linguistic programming). In response we ran an introductory ‘breakfast meeting’ on NLP – what it is, how it will be useful and some of the basic ideas – and it went down a storm – what . . . → Read More: NLP Breakfast Seminar
Recruiters are increasinly coming up against procurement people. to learm how to deal with them go to . . . → Read More: How To Deal With Procurement People