A personal note about marriage, prematurity, and getting better every year.
My personality type is INFP. I'm the team player, the quiet and supportive one. The feeler. So it's only natural to plunk me down at a negotiation table to go all "rabid raccoon" against my overpriced potential supplier, right? Not so much. Throughout my entire career, I have approached the possibility of hard negotiation with… Continue reading I Hate to Negotiate: Confessions of a Procurement Professional
The scene: A corporate conference room at nine AM. The sun is shining through those odd meeting room blinds that no one seems to know how to maneuver. The cast: One consultant and three members of the company procurement team, all poring over one very densely populated spreadsheet. The question: How do we as a… Continue reading Cost Reduction Hacks for the Budget-Strapped Business
Inspired by Stacey Skrysak's recent post dealing with prematurity and infant loss, which touches a special heartstring for us at the WDG, we've dug out this piece from a few years ago, which celebrates the way innovation in procurement and supply chain can literally make a difference in the health of the teeniest of the… Continue reading Sourcing Innovation: Circumventing the Box
Hi. First off, our sincere thanks for clicking into this article and for wanting to learn more about WDGHelps. Since you've come all this way, let us grab you a nice, cold glass of water and a comfy chair. Feel better? Great. Now then--allow us to explain to you how we help. The WDG, as… Continue reading Pleased to Make Your Acquaintance