In a new Art of Procurement podcast series, Philip Ideson and I will stop each month and take a look back at the podcasts, news, and topics of the previous four weeks. You can hear the January episode here: Leveraging Storytelling To Better Connect With Your Stakeholders.
It’s interesting how different an idea can look when you consider it in the context of other information. Most of us read a few articles and posts and listen to a podcast of two during the month. When you have to look back at them, two things quickly become apparent:
- Even the best ideas fade from your memory much faster than you might expect. Something you read four weeks ago will practically seem new if you read it again.
- The best ideas live in the space between pieces of content. When you compare, contrast and summarize, you end up with an independent point of view that is much more valuable than any one source piece.
The links to this month’s podcasts are below, but here are some of the insights I found ‘in between’…