The rock and the hard place for the procurement team Public sector procurement teams find themselves in the difficult position of having to balance economic austerity and the ever-increasing wave of outsourced services. While fidgeting for comfort in that usually uncomfortable place, they have to deliver strategies founded on increasing value for money and quality, […]
What’s coaching got to do with bidding? In a previous blog post, we explored some of the essential factors to remember when writing a bid document. You can catch up with that post here. This time, let’s consider examples of great questions you can ask your clients and yourself before setting pen to paper…or should […]
I’m using this post as an opportunity to consider the importance of corporate identity and communicating it in a consistent style across all of an organisation’s outgoing media.
Strategic planning is generally taken to be focused on medium- to long-term business success – ie. three years and longer – and aims to move the business in directions that lead to achieving goals that fulfil the mission and, ultimately, the vision of the business.
Even the most researched, planned, analysed and practical strategies are not going to be effective if they’re not made relevant, important and personal to the people who will play key roles in implementing them: the team members throughout a business.