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Jon Hansen

Jon Hansen (PI Window on The World)


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We will soon be airing our 900th show, and I would like to thank my faithful listeners for tuning in and for making me one of the top 300 hosts on Blog Talk Radio. Over these past few years we have covered a diverse range of topics welcoming guests from the world of business, politics and entertainment. Memorable shows include our January 2013 segment "Guns In America: Are Our Children Safe" in which I talk with Women Against Gun Violence President Laurie Saffian. Also check out my December 18th segment in which I talk with a guest panel that includes 2x Mr. Universe Winner Nordine Zouareg about the problem of Bullying In Our Schools. Do you have a story idea or guest suggestion? Send us an e-mail at jhansen@pisocialmedia1.com.

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This week's guest audio excerpt is from a recent ProcureChange webinar on 'Applying Outsourcing Best Practices to Improve the Performance of your Internal Procurement Group.' In this event, ProcureChange founder Phil Ideson walked... more

This week's guest audio excerpt features Rita Gunther McGrath, the author of The End of Competitive Advantage. She was interviewed by CREW Network CEO Gail Ayers before speaking at their 2015 Network Convention and Marketplace. The... more

Today our guest audio excerpt comes from a recent Procurify webinar featuring Procurious Founder Tania Seary. The event, titled 'Global Networks and Disruptors in Procurement' addressed everything from innovation to the war for... more

In this week's guest audio, BCG Consulting's Robert Tevelson offers up three ways procurement can drive value for the business. Tevelson has headed up BCG's procurement practice for the last ten years, and prior to that he was a... more

This week's guest audio takes on the topic of collaboration, including why it is becoming more prevalent than it has been in the past. The video this comes from – and which is available on YouTube, was produced by NEC Contracts,... more

Jon Hansen and Kelly Barner are the co-authors of ‘Procurement at a Crossroads: Career Impacting Insights into a Rapidly Changing Industry' (November 2015) takes a close look at the field of procurement during a time of... more

In this week's guest audio, we look at procurement from a particularly illuminating perspective – and that is the sales perspective. Elliot Epstein is the CEO of Salient Communications and as a sales professional he has partnered with CIPS... more

This week's guest audio touches on the dark side of collaborative business relationships – the fallout for all parties if and when they fail. It was recently reported that Suzuki and Volkswagen have finally completed their 'divorce' or... more

This week's guest audio comes from Dustin Mattison. His Future of Supply Chain podcast series offers weekly interviews with leading supply chain thought leaders. The podcasts can be seen on YouTube and his blog is part of the... more