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Recommendations address slow progress in advancing women leaders

The latest “collective wisdom” of senior supply chain leaders on the topic of moving women’s leadership forward has been compiled in a new AWESOME Action Agenda. “Seven Smart Moves for Making Bigger Waves for Women’s Leadership” will be released at CSCMP EDGE on September 15-18 in Anaheim. Continue reading

AWESOME Advisor joins Board of ALAN

Natalie Putnam, Chief Commercial Officer at Verst Logistics and an AWESOME Advisor, has joined the board of the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN). ALAN is an industry-wide organization that provides supply chain assistance to disaster relief organizations and other non-profits. The Executive Director of ALAN, Kathy Fulton, is also an AWESOME leader and spoke about ALAN at the 2018 Symposium. Continue reading

How ALAN meets hurricane season needs

A blog on the website of the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) explains what goes on “behind the scenes” to match disaster needs with critical services or equipment. Written by Richard Sharpe, ALAN’s VP of Process and Technology, the blog answers frequently asked questions such as why, in a particular situation, there may appear to be relatively few needs listed on the website. Continue reading

Seven Smart Moves to Make Bigger Waves for Women’s Leadership

The latest “collective wisdom” of senior supply chain leaders on the topic of moving women’s leadership forward has been compiled in a new AWESOME Action Agenda. Seven Smart Moves for Making Bigger Waves for Women’s Leadership will be released at CSCMP EDGE on September 15-18 in Anaheim. Continue reading

Experts suggest ways to keep perfectionism in check

Many leaders who consistently perform well will admit to having perfectionist tendencies. Those tendencies can be motivating, but they can also cause stress. An article in Harvard Business Review has collected advice from a number of experts on how to prevent perfectionism from getting in the way of productivity. Continue reading