How to Build more Positivity in Your Day: #2

Ever get caught in negative thoughts? That’s ok, we all do. This is the second post where we explain why positivity matters and give you some tips on how to develop more positivity in your day. When our ancestors were roaming the fields to hunt for food, they had to constantly scan their environment and be prepared for danger at any given moment. They survived … Continue reading How to Build more Positivity in Your Day: #2

4 Phases of Behavioural Change in the Journey to S&OP Excellence #1

An S&OP implementation requires many changes, not the least behavioural change.  However, there are different behavioural change requirements during a journey to S&OP excellence.  These behavioural changes often require coaching to be addressed properly. In four posts, four coaching phases will be explained to support leaders with behavioural change required to reach S&OP excellence. These are; Coach to change, coach to sustain, coach for excellence … Continue reading 4 Phases of Behavioural Change in the Journey to S&OP Excellence #1

S&OP & behaviours: we got a long way to go

It is Saturday morning 8.18 am here in Melbourne and I read that River Logic just put me in their top 10 must read Supply Chain blogs for 2016. Of course I’m very pleased and honoured with this. River Logic correctly calls out that ‘my twist’ is a focus on mindset and behaviours in combination with strategy execution and S&OP. I also just realized we still … Continue reading S&OP & behaviours: we got a long way to go

How to Build More Positivity in Your Day: #1

Ever get caught in negative thoughts? This is the first of two posts where we explain why positivity matters and share some tips on how to deal with negative thoughts to develop more positivity in your day. In our busy day to day lives, our mind wonders of frequently in to distracting thoughts. It can simply be about our shopping list, our next business meeting … Continue reading How to Build More Positivity in Your Day: #1

Why Mindfulness Matters

Ever arrived at your destination without knowing how you got there? That’s being unmindful. Here we explain why that matters and how to change it to increase your well-being and performance. When we go about our daily routines and not deliberately pay attention to what we’re doing, our brain switches to default mode. This is the ‘automatic pilot’ part of the brain where we can … Continue reading Why Mindfulness Matters

How to Prepare for an S&OP Meeting like Rafael Nadal

In the corporate world you can drown in meetings. Estimates are, that if you’re a middle manager, you can spend about 35% of your time in meetings. If you’re in upper management, that goes up to 50%. When we spend up to 50% of our working time in meetings, you would think that we prepare well, are focused and run them efficiently and effectively. We … Continue reading How to Prepare for an S&OP Meeting like Rafael Nadal