Thank you for your service…now it is our turn

A few months ago I had the opportunity to make closing remarks at a Memorial Day event hosted by the BusinessMatchmaking organization, in partnership with the City of San Francisco and the Small Business Administration (SBA).  The event, titled “Operation…

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The Value of Diverse Suppliers

What is the value of doing big business with diverse business ? Corporations, large and small alike, frequently struggle with articulating a clear value proposition for implementing a focus on the utilization of diverse businesses in their supply chain.  I have discussed this in previous…

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The Socio-Economic Impact of Supplier Diversity in the UK

  This is a guest post by my good friend and colleague, Mayank Shah.  Mayank is the founding director of Minority Supplier Development UK, a premier non-profit corporate membership organisation championing supplier diversity in private sector supply chain in the UK.  A…

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Game On! Five Tips for a Successful Conference

  This is a guest post by Gwendolyn F. Turner. Gwendolyn is a recognized leader in business development and corporate social responsibility.  Gwen helps organizations grow through strategic development, and to achieve their social missions.   Game On!  Five Tips for a…

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Supplier Diversity 101: What’s In It for Women?

  The benefits of Corporate Small Business Programs can be tremendous for Women Owned Businesses.  This is a guest post by  Gwendolyn F. Turner. Gwendolyn is a recognized leader in Supplier Diversity, and a strategy consultant & coach to Women-Owned-Businesses. …

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Tips for Connecting after a Conference

  This is a guest post by my good friend, Julia Hubbel.  Julia is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, international professional speaker, seminar leader and prize-winning journalist specializing in the art of communications and supplier diversity. This post originally ran on…

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