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The M&A Shuffle or, Why Clients Assuming Responsibility for their Own Success is Forever Altering the Consultant/Vendor Landscape

October 22, 2010


In yesterday’s post “eVA: Your Still The One!,”  I had provided a number of insights into why Virginia’s program continues to be one of the most enduring examples of a procurement initiative that has and continues to deliver results. While there are other programs to which I can refer in the context of being successful such […]

Stockholm Dispatch 3 – Integrity of Sharing a Key Aspect of the IBX Capgemini Summit

October 10, 2010


While I am sitting here in the Airport in New Jersey (and please no comments about contests in which first prize is a week in New Jersey, while second prize is two weeks in New Jersey), I thought that I would get off a quick dispatch about the just concluded IBX Capgemini Summit in Stockholm, […]

Stockholm Dispatch 1 – IBX Capgemeni Purchasing Executive Summit’s Theme of “Less Is More” Delivers a Powerful “More” in Terms of Understanding Purchasing’s True Reach

October 7, 2010


I have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to have arrived in Stockholm a day early, (the site for the 10th Annual IBX Capgemeni Purchasing Executive Summit), for many reasons beyond the time it afforded me to take great pictures of a truly amazing city (two of which I am pleased to share with you below).   […]

With IBX Purchasing Isn’t Just A Business, It Is A Way Of Life! (IBX Profile:

December 22, 2008


“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” Mario Andretti, one of the most successful drivers in the history of auto racing   It is indeed rare that I […]

GUEST POST: Six Week Fall Speaking Tour Concludes On A Strong Note (Jennifer Cameron, President, Hansen Consulting and Seminars Inc.)

November 25, 2008


Virginia Forum 2008 Report After six weeks and three continents, Jon Hansen’s Fall Speaking Tour concluded on a strong note at the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Forum 2008 Conference in Hampton, VA. Sharing the keynote spotlight with world renowned motivational speaker Julio Melara, who himself has toured with the likes of Zig Ziglar, Steven Forbes and […]