Corporates: pay your bills on time. You are killing small businesses and stalling US growth #startup #growth
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Corporates: pay your bills on time. You are killing small businesses and stalling US growth #startup #growth

Payment terms of 30, 45 and 60 days are not unknown. But the time it takes big companies to pay their little suppliers can be as much as 120 days, and it is getting worse with the average now 58.5 days according to a report by D&B. This is not only tantamount to corporate bullying, … Continue reading

Present at events? Wanna get better? Get inside the mind of the very very best. #conference #eventprofs #presenting
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Present at events? Wanna get better? Get inside the mind of the very very best. #conference #eventprofs #presenting

In the pecking order of presenters, stand up comedians are at the very top. Sadly most business people are near the bottom just above the best man at a wedding.  But for those who really want to stretch and improve ourselves (myself included) it is fascinating to understand “what is going on behind what is … Continue reading

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What hat are you wearing – multiple views of BPM #bpm

This is an excerpt from my recent book, co authored with Mark McGregor calledThinking of… People-Centric Process Management? Ask the Smart Questions  published by Smart Questions One way that we have found to consider the different perspectives is to use hats. We understand that each of the four groups has in most cases valuable inputs and concerns about … Continue reading