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Webinar:
Why Changing Your Mindset is Crucial to Procurement Success

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Join John P. (Jack) Miles, Kelly Barner and Philip Ideson in this interactive Q&A led webinar as we discuss why a change in mindset is crucial to be successful in the new age of procurement.

This webinar is part of The Procurement Revolution, a multi-channel 100% online event for procurement professionals to challenge the status quo and collectively shape the future of procurement.

We’ve all heard the feedback: procurement needs to communicate more effectively and invest more time and energy into our brand image if we want to partner with stakeholders and suppliers. While these are collective goals, they must be executed on an individual level through increased emphasis on active listening, behavioral studies, and an ability to connect personally with individuals inside and outside of the organization.

Reasons to attend the webinar:
  • To see the connection between changed mindset and success

  • To understand the preparation that is required for successful change

  • To hear why procurement must embrace rather than just accept change

Speakers:
The Procurement Revolution
Jack Miles
John P. (Jack) Miles: Founder, MainSpring Advisors, Executive Advisor Coupa, DocuSign, PeopleTicker, Former CPO CA, AIG, CIBC, Former Florida Secretary of State for the Department of Management Services.
29

Sep

11:00 - 12:00 PM
(GMT -5)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not for resale sourcing team, specializing in systems implementation and hired services category sourcing. She spent three years as the Associate Director of consulting services at Emptoris before it was acquired by IBM in 2011.

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