Finding Inspiration and Motivation Within your own Network

I had an opportunity to be interviewed on the HumanCurrent Podcast. This is the second in my series of reflections on the podcast. You can find the first one here . You will find creativity and inspiration if you look for it. In a lot of cases, you actually don't have to look very far. Sometimes [...]

By | 2018-05-05T04:23:44-05:00 May 16th, 2018|

Per Angusta solves the procurement innovation puzzle- Interview with Pierre Lapree

Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads Episode 11.   On today’s episode I am pleased to welcome Pierre Lapree from Per Angusta.  Per Angusta is a procurement start-up based in Lyon, France.  This is the first start-up from France I’ve had the opportunity to interview.  Pierre, tell me about the business problem Per Angusta [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:08-05:00 January 16th, 2017|

How to Increase Your Value to the CFO by Focusing on Cash Management

The CFO is often the most senior determinant of the strategic role that procurement gets to enjoy within an organization, and the ultimate arbiter of “procurement driven value.” In my experience, this is a key factor in the ongoing challenge of defining what procurement value really is. Our perception is that the CFO cares about [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:10-05:00 November 21st, 2016|

TATC Ep 2- Apruve A New Credit Management Process for B2B Ecommerce

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Michael Noble, CEO of Apruve. He'll introduce us to a new concept- credit management as a service. We'll discuss easier and better credit management for B2B eCommerce. More details on Apruve can be found here: In the second segment of the show- I will [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:13-05:00 November 2nd, 2016|

How much do you innovate?

Something’s missing. It’s been a disquieting feeling I have had for the last several months. I took a couple months off between projects to reflect, write and re-energize. And during the quieter summer period, I began to become a little uneasy. I love my day-to-day consulting work and plan to grow that business. I’ve continued [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:14-05:00 October 4th, 2016|

Art of Procurement

I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on Philip Ideson’s Art of Procurement podcast. This was a fantastic opportunity to bring the treasury conversation to the procurement world. We talk about challenges facing both treasury and procurement organizations, and how these groups can work together better. Conversations about transformation are everywhere today. The [...]

By | 2016-09-26T16:13:26-05:00 September 12th, 2016|

Amber’s podcast; how to navigate leading technologies, SAP

Click here for Amber's podcast with Hau Ngo We talk about: How to plug into SAP ecosystem and stay up-to-date on their products and roadmaps Amber gives us a peak into the different levels of the America’s SAP User’s group, including a relatively unknown membership where you can beta-test new features and influence the direction of [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:18-05:00 April 15th, 2016|