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The Mysteries of Supply Chains

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I have been asked this question a lot on Quora, as well in my board and other speeches. A lot of supply chain commentary is becoming too technical and mysterious. Supply Chain Software sellers have a vested interest in creating the mystique – similar to what McKinsey used to do about 20 years ago. But […]

Are You Making What You are Worth

One of my posts on LinkedIn sparked a lot of interest and a healthy debate. I am not sure about the reason for interest but seems like people agree with the above statement, as well as its reverse: The person who does less than s/he is paid for, will soon be paid less that s/he […]

The Universe of Workology

I cannot claim to know everything in the universe of workology. But after starting work at the age of 17 and worked almost continuously  (barring a few short breaks for full time studies), for the last 34 years I do have a perspective. And, I do not hesitate to share it when the need arises. Recently, […]

Successful Business Networking

Extract from the book “The 5-Star Business Network”, written by Vivek Sood Why Business Networks Are Important? There was a time, not more than a few decades ago, if you were General Motors you would attempt to own every part of your business. The assembly lines, the parts manufacturing plants, the stamping units, the ancillary units […]

How to increase your professional income?

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Many professionals in the business world wonder how to increase income, at least every few weeks. Want to legitimately increase income? No doubt, in the long run, you get paid for your results. Results are derived  from two critical factors – skills and dedication. If you have the relevant skills, and you apply them with […]

Have you Seen These Tricks with KPIs?

I came across the following picture on the blog of Thaku Huni and the thought struck me about a situation I encounter quite frequently: If you asked any objective person about the KPIs of the group of six men above – most people will agree that at least on quality (meeting customer specifications about the […]

HOW GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS ADD VALUE?

Consider this, if you are a typical company your imports and exports have grown at least 20% over the last 10 years. If you are one of those unique companies who prefer to deal with local suppliers then all that is happening is that there is a layer of rent-seeking middleperson who is importing on […]

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