Matthew A. Bradshaw, CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M.

Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®)  and  Supplier Diversity™ (CPSD™)                                      RESOURCEFUL & Tenacious Problem Solver


8 posts tagged with "attitude"

Leadership Lesson from the Ant

Posted:February 17, 2016 | Tags: Attitude, Integrity, Industry, Insight

Do you want to make a difference? Then pay attention to the metaphor of the ant. It's amazing that one of the smallest of God's creatures can become one of his greatest teachers. The lessons the ant teaches us can be summarized this way:

A - Attitude of Initiative

      Ants don't need a commander to tell them to get started.

N - Nature of Integrity

      Ants work faithfully and need no outside accountability to keep them doing right.

T - Thirst for Industry

      Ants work hard and...

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Successful Supply Chain Management

Posted:March 2, 2016 | Tags: Attitude, Insight, on-time-delivery, just-in-time delivery, Quality

Key elements in purchasing stand out in successful Supply Chain Management. Selecting the right supplier for the job. Does the supplier have a can do attitude? Do they deliver on time? Do they pay attention to the quality of the product they are making? Are they a team player? How is their pricing compared to others?
What qualities do you look for in a supplier? How do you measure your suppliers performance?

Attitude adjustment

Posted:March 23, 2016 | Tags: Attitude

Ok, can you relate to this note from Charles Swindall. How many of your days this year have been a positive attitude and how many have been a bad attitude. If you are having more bad days than good days then something is wrong. You need to find a different path in life. Find something or someone that can help you build a positive attitude toward life. Don't let your attitude control you ~ control your attitude.

Attitude - The Difference Maker

Posted:March 31, 2016 | Tags: Attitude, Asset, Difference-maker

This morning I was thinking about my attitude and the attitude that I see in others. People that I know that are successful in life typically have a positive attitude that they have harnessed. Then there are others that struggle with their growth, development, and life in general. Normally, they worry and fret and suffer from a negative attitude which make it difficult to enjoy the day no matter what they are doing. John C. Maxwell addresses this attitude in his book "The Difference...

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True Happiness

Posted:April 1, 2016 | Tags: gratitude, attitude, inspirational-quotes, happiness, satisfaction

“True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.”
― Seneca

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