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The Real Life Buyer

English, Finance, 1 season, 127 episodes, 3 days, 20 hours, 7 minutes
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Welcome to The Real Life Buyer podcast. In this podcast, you will hear interviews with business owners, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, authors and technical specialists in their field. These professionals will share their wisdom through hard fought experence, success and failure to hasten your development, accelerate your career and broaden your business know-how. So come and join us to help you. Find out more at www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk.
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Unveiling Vietnam's Supply Chain Secrets: Insights for Global Business Leaders with Rick Yvanovich

Exploring Vietnam's Supply Chain Frontier.Join us as we embark on a captivating journey through Vietnam's dynamic business landscape, tailored for purchasing, procurement, supply chain, and business professionals. In this episode, we delve into the untapped potential and strategic advantages that Vietnam offers for global businesses with our guest expert, Rick Yvanovich, who unravels the secrets behind Vietnam's procurement success, shares strategies for navigating the market, and unveils the latest innovations driving supply chain optimization. Gain invaluable insights, uncover transformative opportunities, and discover the keys to unlocking Vietnam's business tapestry. Don't miss out on this groundbreaking podcast.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Rick Yvanovich. Rick relocated to BP Vietnam in 1990. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and has an MSc in Strategic Business Management from Manchester Metropolitan University, in the UK.For more information and to connect with Rick:Website:       https://www.rickyvanovich.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/yvanovichTwitter:         https://twitter.com/RickYvanovichYouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/c/RickYvanovichLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickyvanovich/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
6/11/20241 hour, 1 minute, 1 second
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The Power of Acceptance: Unlocking Inclusive Workplaces with Cynthia Fortlage

Welcome to this special episode of The Real Life Buyer podcast. Today, we delve into the powerful theme of "Acceptance without Understanding." ABOUT THE GUESTCynthia Fortlage, is a transgender woman with over three decades of corporate experience, that brings a unique perspective on fostering a sense of belonging for all genders in the workplace. In this thought-provoking conversation, we explore how acceptance, without the need for complete understanding, can reshape our professional world.Cynthia's personal journey and her commitment to creating safe spaces are awe-inspiring. Join us as we uncover the transformative impact of acceptance, share real-world examples, and discuss practical strategies for building inclusive cultures. If you're a business leader, procurement professional, or simply someone passionate about inclusivity, this episode is an absolute must-listen. Get ready to re-imagine acceptance in the corporate world like never before.Discover more about Cynthia here:Website:        https://www.cynthiafortlage.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/acceptancewithoutunderstanding/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/cafservices/TikTok:           https://www.tiktok.com/@cafservicesLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/cfortlage/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
5/28/20241 hour, 1 minute, 47 seconds
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Empathy-Driven Coaching: Unleashing Personal and Professional Success with David Braithwaite

Welcome to The real Life Buyer podcast, where the world of strategic coaching, financial planning, and empathetic leadership intersect with the realms of purchasing, procurement, and supply chain. Join us as we embark on a transformative journey with industry luminary David Braithwaite. Discover how empathy and strategic thinking can supercharge your personal and professional goals. Our engaging discussions delve into David’s remarkable journey, from captivating audiences on BBC platforms to igniting change on the global stage. If you're a purchasing, procurement, or supply chain professional seeking inspiration and actionable insights, this podcast is your compass to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of success. Tune in, be empowered, and unlock your full potential. Subscribe now and embark on a path to excellence.ABOUT THE GUESTDavid Braithwaite is the Director and Principal Financial Adviser of Citrus Financial Management based in Kent, England. David is a host on BBC Radio Kent talking ‘money matters’ each Wednesday afternoon and is an Associate Coach for Strategic Coach®.In this episode we will explore how David uses the power of empathy, strategic concepts, and guided discussions to help individuals reach their personal and professional goals.Learn more about David using the links below:Website:       https://davidbpodcast.com/Website:       https://www.strategiccoach.com/ Website:       https://citrusfinancial.co.uk/ Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/StrategicCoach/ Twitter:         https://twitter.com/CitrusDavid LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-braithwaite-9091774/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
5/14/202441 minutes, 4 seconds
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Transforming Sales Mindsets: How developing relationships, empathy and trust results in exceptional sales success and business growth with Harry Spaight

Welcome to The real Life Buyer podcast. Today we delve deep into the intersection of sales mastery and the world of Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain, and Business. Join us as we explore the transformative power of authentic sales techniques, featuring thought-provoking conversations with experts who bridge the gap between these domains. Discover how empathy, trust, and genuine connection can drive business growth, all while maintaining integrity and purpose. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your career, our podcast equips you with actionable insights and strategies to excel in sales, cultivate meaningful relationships, and make a lasting impact in your industry. Tune in and elevate your sales game today.ABOUT THE GUESTToday I am pleased to introduce Harry Spaight. Harry became the Founder of “Selling with Dignity” in January 2021 and in November of the same year he launched, and continues to host the podcast, “Sales Made Easy”. Harry resides at West Palm Beach, Miami and wears many additional hats, these include being a Hi-Lite Sales Coach, a Director of Sales at HGI Technologies, an author, speaker, Mentor and a volunteer for “Score”.To learn more from and about Harry see below:Website:     https://sellingwithdignity.com/Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/harryspaight/Twitter:       https://twitter.com/HarrySpaight1LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/harryspaight/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
4/30/202437 minutes, 11 seconds
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Democratising Video Production: Unlocking Business Success with a 'Content as a Service' Model with Christoffer Flemstrom

Dive into the future of video production with our groundbreaking podcast, where we sit down with industry visionary Christoffer Flemstrom, the founder of a game-changing video production company. Discover how they've reshaped the landscape with their 'Content as a Service' model, making high-quality video creation accessible and cost-effective for businesses of all sizes. Get insights into the technology, strategies, and success stories that are shaping the content creation world. If you're a purchasing, procurement, supply chain, or business professional looking to master video marketing while optimizing your budget, this podcast is your go-to source for innovation and inspiration.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today Christoffer Flemstrom, is the founder and visionary behind Klara Färdiga Film, a video production company that believes in making film creation accessible to all. After gaining experience in traditional film production, Christoffer developed an innovative ‘Content as a Service’ model, allowing business owners to create content at a set monthly cost.Discover more about Christoffer and his business here:Website:       https://klarafardigafilm.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/people/Klara-F%C3%A4rdiga-Film/100082647908972/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/klarafardigafilm/TikTok:         https://www.tiktok.com/@klarafardigatiktokLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/christoffer-flemstr%C3%B6m-6785a1b9/LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/company/klara-f%C3%A4rdiga-film/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
4/16/202430 minutes, 29 seconds
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Transforming Disengaged Employees: The Path to Passion, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship with Paul ter Wal

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer podcast, the ultimate resource for Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain, and business professionals seeking to unlock the secrets of employee engagement to drive profitability. In this episode, we delve into the world of work and health architecture with internationally sought-after employability expert and consultant Paul ter Wal. Discover how to reduce sick leave, increase job satisfaction, and foster a highly engaged workforce that fuels growth and success. Join us as we uncover the strategies, stories, and actionable insights that will transform your organization and unleash the untapped potential of your employees. Get ready to revolutionize your approach to employee engagement and drive your company's profitability to new heights.ABOUT THE GUESTPaul has been an International Consultant & Speaker on Corporate Culture & Engagement for 28 years. He has been the Head Lecturer at NiDi Business School on Sustainable Employability for 3 years and founded his company, “Andare Consulting”, in 1995.Paul offers a program called Value-to-Profit: educating his clients on how the alignment of the core values of a company with the non-negotiables of the employee, will increase profitability, support improved company culture, increase engagement and profitability. For more about Paul and his book, currently only available in Dutch, click the links below:Website:       https://www.paulterwal.nl/  Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/paulterwal1 LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulterwal/ Youtube:       https://www.youtube.com/@PaulterWal/videos?view=0&sort=dd&shelf_id=0 Book:            https://www.amazon.nl/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3APaul+ter+Wal&language=en&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_9ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
4/2/202447 minutes, 35 seconds
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Unleashing E-commerce Success: A Shopify Expert's Journey to Generating Millions in Revenue with Clayton Bates.

Welcome to a podcast that's your gateway to success in the digital realm! Join us as we dive deep into the world of e-commerce with a highly skilled Shopify expert who has transformed countless small businesses, generating tens of millions in extra revenue. Discover the strategies, tactics, and personalized solutions that have propelled businesses to remarkable online success. Whether you're in purchasing, procurement, supply chain, or a business professional seeking insights to thrive in the competitive online landscape, this podcast is your go-to resource. Tune in for inspiring success stories, expert advice, and a glimpse into the future of e-commerce.ABOUT THE GUESTIn this episode, I have the great pleasure of speaking to Shopify Expert Clayton Bates, nominated for Business Person of this Year 2023 in the Campbelltown area, and one of only 27 registered Shopify experts in New South Wales, Australia, who has a thriving business building Shopify websites that convert visitors into paying customers.Learn more about Clayton using the links below:Website:       https://www.inspiresmallbusiness.com/ Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/Inspire.Small.Business Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/inspire_small_business/ YouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/c/ClaytonBatesShopifyExpert/videos LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/clayton-bates-shopify-expert-a54141171/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
3/19/202436 minutes, 26 seconds
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Unlocking the Power Within: Accelerate Success and Raise Consciousness with World-Class Coach Mario Lanzarotti

Today, we are privileged to host world-class coach Mario Lanzarotti. A certified in NLP, life, executive, body, and hypnotherapy coaching. He's taken his own journey through the transformative landscapes of the Landmark Forum, Tony Robbins' Unleash the Power Within, and traditional shaman-led spiritual plant ceremonies, including Ayahuasca and Psilocybin Mushrooms. Join us as we unravel the secrets behind his mission: empowering CEOs, Olympians, and mission-driven entrepreneurs to overcome mental and emotional barriers, attaining accelerated success and raising the collective consciousness of humanity. Get ready to be inspired! Here are the links to help connect you with Mario:Website:       https://www.mariolanzarotti.com/ Facebook      https://www.facebook.com/TheFreedomArchitectInstagram:    https://www.instagram.com/mario.lanzarotti/ Twitter:         https://twitter.com/M_Lanzarotti LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/lanzarottimario/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
3/5/202442 minutes, 49 seconds
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Revolutionizing Procure-to-Pay: Unveiling Blockchain's Impact with Industry Leader Amit Malik.

Does the term "Blockchain" mean anything to you? Are you curious to discover what the fuss is all about and how it will impact you and your business?Today you can gain a great understanding of blockchain's potential in the procure-to-pay landscape directly from a senior business leader.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Amit Malik, the President of WadzPay Japan, Asia Pacific, & Australia with a remarkable career spanning Aviva Life Insurance, Glaxo Smith Kline, and more.Amit is a business, customer and people focused leader, with strong beliefs in inclusion and diversity. He has had an outstanding career, having worked in the C-Suite for many years in positions including CEO, Managing Director and Vice President at companies including ABN Amro Bank, Bank of America and Aviva.In this episode, I am excited to learn more about, and discuss, blockchain technology with Amit.To discover more about Amit and Wadzpay follow these links:Website:        https://wadzpay.com/ Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/WadzPay/ Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/wadzpay/ Twitter:          https://twitter.com/wadzpay YouTube:       https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZsMD2r_6d676L8alwl5kEA Threads:        https://www.threads.net/@wadzpay LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/amitmalik26/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
2/20/202426 minutes, 17 seconds
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An Innovation Odyssey: Crafting Tomorrow's Business Landscape Today, Using Intentional Mastery with William Buist

In this podcast we dive into the art of strategic empowerment with our exceptional guest. As a speaker, mentor, and author, he empowers business owners to reign as market masters, elevating their operations and outshining competitors. Join us as we uncover the profound impact of strategic intentions, delve into the transformative pages of his book, and explore the five stages of Collaboration for Buyer-Supplier brilliance. Get ready to conquer challenges with real-world case studies and embrace the future through innovation. Tune in to unravel the secrets of building better businesses and fostering unstoppable success.ABOUT THE GUESTMy Guest today is William Buist, a Strategic Mentor, Speaker and Author, with a resume that includes Ethics Officer, Finance Director and Collaboration Specialist to name a few. William gained his Batchelor of Science at the University of St Andrews and intriguingly also sports the qualification of Chartered Insurer.As an author, his most recent 5 star rated book is “Intentional Mastery - Step beyond your expertise and Build Better Business” that was published in February 2022 so is available to purchase now.Today I wish to explore how William uncovers opportunities, supports, educates, and helps drive business improvement and innovation with his clients.Discover more using these links:Website:https://www.williambuist.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/william.buistLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/wbuist/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
2/6/202441 minutes, 59 seconds
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From Research to Reality: How One Company is Changing the Landscape of Sexual Wellness with Dr Soum Rakshit

Many people are embarrassed by problems in the bedroom and are subject to highly stressful and distressing physical and mental problems as a result. What does not help, is that turning to others to confide in, may be unthinkable.Today I will not be discussing the personal and sexual side of this area but to learn the processes, systems, development and research that is applied to investigate, solve and manufacture new innovative products that address such often, difficult to discuss, matters.Discover more with these links:Website:https://world.mysteryvibe.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/MysteryvibeInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/mysteryvibe/Twitter:https://twitter.com/mysteryvibeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MysteryVibePinterest:https://www.pinterest.co.uk/mysteryvibe/ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today, Dr Soam Rakshit, the CEO and Co-Founder of MysteryVibe, has incorporated his skills in electronics, with the knowledge of sexual health experts, to create a company making sexual health solutions, accessible to all.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
1/23/202438 minutes, 9 seconds
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Profitability Unveiled: Cracking the Code to Sustainable Business Growth with "The Profit Man" Mike Ogilvie.

On the episode we shed light on the essential secrets of business prosperity.  ABOUT THE GUESTThis week I am delighted to interview local Eastbourne businessman, entrepreneur, speaker and Brighton & Hove Albion football club supporter, Michael Ogilvie. Known as "Mr. Profit," is not your typical Chartered Accountant; he's the architect of success for countless businesses worldwide. With a thriving accountancy firm, a Profit Improvement venture, and a Wealth Improvement business, he's the guiding star for those aiming to skyrocket their sales, enhance operational efficiency, and ignite profitability.As a distinguished Professional Speaker, he challenges audiences to embrace the simple yet overlooked ideas in our increasingly complex world. Stay with us as we unveil these strategies and delve into the heart of business brilliance.Michael works with businesses who want to grow their sales, increase their effectiveness and of course, increase their profits. Michael is also the author of “Turnover feeds your ego, but only profits can feed your family” with a new book coming soon.Learn more about Michael from these links:Website:        https://www.mikeogilvie.com/Website:       www.x5accountants.comFacebook:     https://www.facebook.com/mike.ogilvie2Twitter:          https://twitter.com/MikeOgilvieYouTube:       https://www.youtube.com/c/MikeOgilvieFPSA/videosYouTube:       https://www.youtube.com/user/TheMikeOgilvieLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-ogilvie-66b178/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
1/9/202443 minutes, 24 seconds
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From Triathlons to Triumphs: Lessons in Perseverance from High Achievers Coach, Dr Eric Recker

Join us as we dive into the minds of high-achieving professionals, unravelling the secrets to bridging the gap between confidence and success. With insights from the worlds of dentistry, leadership, and endurance sports, Dr Eric Recker uncovers powerful strategies for navigating uncertainty, setting meaningful goals, and maintaining well-being while pursuing greatness. Gain inspiration and actionable advice as we explore the parallels between flying high as a pilot and soaring in the business world. Get ready to unlock your full potential and enjoy life's victories.ABOUT THE GUESTIn this episode, I have the pleasure of talking to Dr Eric Recker. Dr Recker has been a dentist since 2002 and currently leads a team of 18.He has been mentoring and coaching most of his life and is a Certified Elite Success Coach, he works with high-achiever personalities who want to #WINtheNOW and enjoy life, while realizing their goals.Eric is the author of “The False Sense of Urgency and How to #WINtheNOW”; has also been a pilot since 2018 and is a recovering triathlete, having completed over 20 races at Ironman level.Learn more about Dr Eric from these links:Website:        https://ericrecker.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/eric.recker.1Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/docrecker/Twitter:          https://twitter.com/docreckerLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-recker-583849278/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
12/26/202343 minutes, 18 seconds
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Breaking Free from Limiting Beliefs: A Remarkable Story of Empowered Thinking with Alison Petty

Welcome to the podcast that will shatter your doubts and ignite your potential for success. Join us as we dive deep into the transformative journey of resilience and mindset with an extraordinary guest. ABOUT THE GUESTMy outstanding guest today is Alison Petty, a renowned resilience and transformational mindset coach and inspiration for all.From overcoming unimaginable obstacles to unlocking inner power, Alison's incredible story will leave you motivated and eager to achieve your goals. Discover the strategies and practical techniques rooted in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) that Alison used to build resilience and maintain a positive mindset. Gain insights into challenging limiting beliefs, cultivating mindfulness, and developing a growth mindset. If you're ready to conquer adversity and unlock your true potential, this podcast could be your gateway to transformation.Website:           https://alisonpetty.com/Instagram:       https://www.instagram.com/alisonpettymindsetcoach/LinkedIn:          https://www.linkedin.com/in/alisonpettymindsetcoach/YouTube:          https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuuEtAbXQ9Mt7c-qfmK-_5wTikTok:               https://www.tiktok.com/@alisonpettymindsetcoachABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
12/12/202346 minutes, 29 seconds
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Breaking Through the Digital Noise: Unveiling the Conversation Revolution using Podcasts for Marketing, with Thomas Schwab

Join us for an enlightening conversation with  the Founder of Interview Valet and renowned expert in podcast interview marketing. In this episode, we delve into the transformative power of leveraging other people's audiences through podcasts. Discover how to assess your needs and find the perfect podcast platforms to make a lasting impact and achieve a remarkable return on your time and investment. Gain insights on overcoming nervousness and preparing for podcast appearances with confidence. Explore how effective conversations on podcasts can cut through the digital noise, reaching your desired audience like never before. Uncover the next revolution in career development and business promotion through powerful conversations. Don't miss out on this opportunity to unlock business growth and captivate your target audience. Download now.Uncover the secrets to:# Transforming your brand's success# Finding your podcast match# Overcoming interview jitters# Breaking digital noise barriers# Revolutionizing your careerListen in to earn a FREE book from Thomas Schwab.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today, Thomas Schwab, served as the President of Surgical Specialties Medical Devices for 5 years before founding Goodbye Crutches in August 2009 and subsequently became the Chief Evangelist Officer & Founder of Interview Valet in 2014. Interview Valet helps non-fiction authors, thought leaders, coaches, consultants, and brands, drive growth, leveraging other people’s audiences, through Podcast Interview Marketing.Tom is also the author of two books: “Podcast Guest Profits: Grow Your Business with a Targeted Interview Strategy”, often referred to as the bible of podcast guesting and “One Conversation Away: A manifesto for a rich life and a profitable business”.Website:       https://interviewvalet.com/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/InterviewValet/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/IAmTomSchwabTwitter:         https://twitter.com/interviewvaletTwitter:         https://twitter.com/iamtomschwabYouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/@InterviewvaletLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/iamtomschwab/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Gues
11/28/202336 minutes, 44 seconds
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Cracking the Code: How One Entrepreneur Researches and Meets the Needs of Their Target Market with Noah Hutton

Today I am talking to a young entrepreneur who has entered the world of corporate event photography and videography. Join us in this captivating episode as we sit down with Noah, a young entrepreneur who has made a name for himself in the world of corporate event photography and videography. In a candid discussion, we delve into Noah's remarkable journey, exploring the events, experiences, and debates that have propelled him into his chosen business venture.ABOUT THE GUESTNoah Hutton founded his business in 2022 and has created a rapidly expanding and sought after service. He is also the host of “The Rest of Us Podcast” where he talks with other entrepreneurs to learn about their story, struggles and lessons learned.Discover more here:Website 1:               https://www.noah-hutton.com/Website 2:              https://nthproductions.co/Podcast:                   https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/noah-huttonFacebook:               https://www.facebook.com/people/NTH-Productions/100083018247976/ Instagram:              https://www.instagram.com/nth_productions/LinkedIn:                 https://www.linkedin.com/company/nth-productions/LinkedIn:                 https://www.linkedin.com/in/noahhutton/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr and am the Founder and Owner of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited.I have been working in Procurement for over 25 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS@The Real Life BuyerEmail: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerFor Purchasing Consultancy services:https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/Email: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, X, Threads and TikTok.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications
11/13/202343 minutes, 28 seconds
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Mastering the Sales Process: Tips from an Author and Sales Veteran, for Procurement and Supply Chain Teams with Glenn Poulos

Join me with a distinguished sales expert, author, and 38-year industry veteran to uncover the secrets of successful B2B sales in today's dynamic business landscape. Explore the evolution of sales, discover strategies for effective negotiations, and learn how to build invaluable relationships that transcend transactions. Whether you're a procurement professional, supply chain guru, or just intrigued by the art of sales, this podcast is your gateway to unparalleled insights and expertise.ABOUT THE GUESTGlenn Poulos is the co-founder, Vice President, and General Manager of Gap Wireless Inc. established in February 2007 and the founder and president of MMWave Technologies launched in October 1991 and is based out of Toronto, Canada. He is also a Sales Coach, Speaker and the award-winning author of “Never Sit in the Lobby – 57 winning sales factors to grow a business and build a career sellingWebsite:       www.glennpoulos.comFacebook:     https://www.facebook.com/glenn.poulosInstagram:    https://www.instagram.com/glenn.poulos/Twitter:         https://twitter.com/GlennPoulosLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/glenn-poulos-45bab86/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I am the Founder of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited and have been working in Procurement for 25 years. During this time I have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyeror for Purchasing Consultancy support for UK businesses see my website https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
10/31/202346 minutes, 12 seconds
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Scaling Success: Unveiling the secrets to amplify business growth in less time with serial entrepreneur Cesar Hasselmann

Entrepreneur and business owner burnout is a significant problem and concern. Many of the baby boom generation, who have dealt with the pandemic, Brexit and now global economic and political unrest, have had enough and are selling their businesses. The question is, how many would reverse this decision, if they could reduce their stress and workload significantly?ABOUT THE HOSTMy guest today is Cesar Hasselmann, having over 20 years of experience in business strategy, acquisitions, succession planning, sales, marketing, and business development.Cesar is a highly successful serial entrepreneur, author of “The Life Breakthrough”, a coach and business consultant and is the Mentor of the Queensland Government Mentoring for Growth (M4G) Program. Cesar is the Founder and CEO of multiple businesses, one of which is AMH Consultancy, formed to support small, medium and family businesses. Today I wish to explore some of Cesar’s methods, practices and processes that identify prime areas for business improvement, improve marketing returns, leverage supply chains and emerging technologies to deliver repeatable, and scalable business growth and profit, in less time.Learn more here:Website:       https://cesarhasselmann.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100076472568488Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/cesarhasselmann/LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/cesarhasselmann/YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpTDuDb1G3fpagzP0dkY7YwABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I am the Founder of RLB Purchasing Consultancy Limited and have been working in Procurement for 25 years. During this time I have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyeror for Purchasing Consultancy support for UK businesses see my website https://rlbpurchasingconsultancy.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
10/17/202337 minutes, 21 seconds
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Maximizing Wealth through Strategic Tax Planning and Cash Management with Tax Expert John Briggs

The subject of today’s podcast is often dear to the hearts of entrepreneur business owners. Today I am exploring the opportunities to minimise one’s business tax burden.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is John Briggs, CEO and founder of Incite Tax based in Utah, and the author of “Profit First for Microgyms”. Incite Tax & Accounting provides a premier proactive tax and accounting service to small business owners and individuals. They help their clients grow their wealth whilst lowering their tax bills so, they can keep more of their money and be financially flexible in their lives.Listen to this podcast to hear expert insights into how to save you and your business a bundle of cash, manage your money and minimise your tax burdens.Website:https://incitetax.com/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/incitetax/Twitter:https://twitter.com/incitetaxLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/company/incitetax/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/incitetaxABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
10/3/202336 minutes, 57 seconds
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Automating Your Business: Expert tips from Solution Architect Rob Broadhead

Do you ever sit back, look at your business objectively and consider if you are wasting time on tasks that may be automated and made more efficient?Optimising your use of software and systems to free up your time and deliver results faster, more efficiently, and more accurately needs to be high on your agenda. Today I have a gentleman that specialises on building software solutions that could improve your business.ABOUT THE GUESTRob Broadhead is a Solution Architect, Entrepreneur, Author,  founder of RB Consulting Inc and Founder and chief contributor to the Develpreneur website, blog, and podcast, helping developers design and implement great software solutions and solve problems through technology.In this episode I would like to explore with Rob how he supports businesses to become more automated and systematic in order to improve their efficiencies and working practices, and how to mitigate some of the risks often seen in IT system implementations.Discover more here:Website:    https://rb-sns.com/RB/blog/about-us/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Develpreneur/Twitter :      https://twitter.com/rbcpostsLinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/robbroadhead/YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZOuFN_LhczvGyT2KSItH_gABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
9/19/202344 minutes, 11 seconds
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Mastering Critical Communication Skills: A must listen episode for Purchasing and Supply Chain Professionals in a fast-paced business world with Gary Ross

Are you a purchasing or supply chain professional looking to improve communication and efficiency both within your team, and in your supply chain interactions? ABOUT THE GUESTIn this episode, we have workplace communication expert, Gary Ross, President of Inside Comms, a former Fortune 500 corporate executive and an Emmy nominated broadcast journalist.Today I’m looking to dive deep into critical communication skills needed for success; how to navigate communication challenges, discover best practices and explore the importance of effective communication, with a particular interest in how it can impact purchasing and supply chain professionals in today's fast-paced, global, digitalised business world.Website:    https://www.insidecomms.com/Twitter:       https://twitter.com/inside_commsLinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/garymross/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
9/5/202347 minutes, 57 seconds
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From Design to Production: Why technical specification packs are essential for procurement professionals; with Garment Industry Expert, Belinda Jacobs.

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I have the pleasure of talking to Belinda Jacobs who is the Technical Designer & Owner of Tech Packs. Belinda has a great YouTube video that explains what a Tech Pack is, but today we will dive into this in greater depth and explore the criticality of why Tech Packs, and product design clarity, are an essential means to saving money, communicating effectively and efficiently with suppliers, to ensure your products hit the market on time, to budget and at the quality level, your customers deserve.Discover more about Belinda and the knowledge she has to share here:Website:       https://www.techpacks.co/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/techpacksco/Instagram:   https://www.instagram.com/techpacks_co/Twitter:         https://twitter.com/techpackscoLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/belindaalicejacobs/LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/company/tech-packs-co/YouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4hflFHaGsHdN-5bOAqebvAPinterest:     https://www.pinterest.co.uk/techpacksco/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
8/22/202335 minutes, 40 seconds
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Transforming Construction: Uncovering the Innovations of a $200M Company with Mike Kaeding

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I have the pleasure of talking to Mike Kaeding.Mike Kaeding is the CEO of Norhart. Mike and his team are transforming the way apartments are built and managed by incorporating technologies and efficiencies that lead to high quality, reduced cost and highly efficient projects.Today I wish to explore the incredible journey of a business, that, through Mike’s foresight and tenacity, turned the business into a $200 million dollar success story. Discover more about Mike and the knowledge he has to share here:Website:       https://www.norhart.com/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/mikeskaedingInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/mikekaeding/Twitter:         https://twitter.com/mikekaedingLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikekaeding/YouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/@NorhartABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
8/7/202338 minutes, 32 seconds
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Unlocking the Secret to Successful Global Business Relationships: Insights from Cultural Intelligence Expert, Christian Hoferle

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I have the pleasure of talking to Christian Hoferle. Christian is also known as “The Culture Guy”. Christian has been the President & CEO of “The Culture Mastery” for over 8 years. He is the Co-Owner of The Centre of NLP based in Atlanta and is the creator and host of “The Culture Guy Podcast”.Today I wish to learn how knowledge of cultural differences may be learned and applied in business, to increase the chances of success in commercial relationships.Discover more about Christian and the knowledge he has to share here:Website:       https://theculturemastery.com/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/TheCultureMastery/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/ChristianHoeferleInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/theculturemastery/Twitter :        https://twitter.com/HoeferleLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/interculturaltrainerconsultant/YouTube :     https://www.youtube.com/user/hoefecABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
7/25/202339 minutes, 47 seconds
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Expert Insights on Conscious Business Practices and Systems to improve employee retention and engagement, with Lucy Spencer

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I have the pleasure of talking to Lucy Spencer. Lucy is a Conscious Business Consultant, Teaching SMEs to improve employee retention and engagement through conscious strategies. She is based in Plymouth, England and has been a solopreneur since May 2020. She has an MA in Publishing earned from Oxford Brookes University, has a BA in English from De Montfort University and became certified as a Project Management Professional in 2013.Today we learn more about “conscious” business practices, the energy tools that are used, and the established systems and processes Lucy uses in her work.Discover more about Lucy and the knowledge she has to share here:Website:       https://consciousbusinesssolutions.co.uk/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/groups/889726315701376LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucy-spencer-8060221a/YouTube :     https://www.youtube.com/@consciousbusinesssolutions6776ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
7/11/202331 minutes, 20 seconds
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Mastering the Paid Speaking Industry: Avoiding Common Mistakes and Achieve Success, with Bret Ridgway

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I have the pleasure of talking to Bret Ridgway, founder of Speaker Fulfilment Services, Inc, and a prominent speaking industry consultant. An 8-time author, speaker, marketer, and the host of “The Spotlight on Speaking show”. A man that can assist you, to make your paid speaking aspirations, a reality. Don’t believe me? Then let me run by some names, that may resonate with you; Russell Brunson, Jay Shetty, John Assaraf, Jordan Belfort, Stu McLaren, Dean Graziosi and Joe Polish to name but a few people who have worked with Bret. So today I want to learn how the paid speaking industry really works, and discover how to avoid mistakes that can be avoided. Discover more about Bret and the knowledge he has to share here:Website:       https://bretridgway.com/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/bretridgwayInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/bretridgway/Twitter :        https://twitter.com/bridgwayLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/bretridgway/Pinterest :   https://www.pinterest.co.uk/bretridgway/YouTube :    https://www.youtube.com/bretridgwayABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
6/27/202343 minutes, 3 seconds
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How construction disruptors are embracing emerging technologies, with Anthony Amunategui

What challenges do the construction industry face, how are they taking advantage of emerging technologies and what strategies are the best employing to cope, with disruption and escalating costs?ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Chicago based Anthony Amunategui, the Founder of CDO Group, a National Commercial Construction firm with a 25-year pedigree that has worked with some of the world’s largest brands to build an estimated one million square feet of retail space per year.Anthony is also the host of “The Future Factory” podcast, featuring industry-leading guests in Construction, Technology, and Development.Discover more about Anthony and the knowledge he has to share here:Website :                   https://cdogroup.com/Podcast website:  https://feeds.resonaterecordings.com/future-factoryFacebook:                 https://www.facebook.com/anthony.amunategui.3Instagram:                https://www.instagram.com/FutureFactoryPodcast/Twitter:                      https://twitter.com/FutureFactoryFFLinkedIn:                   https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyamunategui/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
6/20/202348 minutes, 35 seconds
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C-Suite Women : Experiences from accomplished Executive and outstanding performer Victoria Pelletier

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I am extremely excited to introduce you to Victoria Pelletier. Victoria is a 20+ year Corporate Executive and Board Director. Not only this but Victoria was recognized as a Top 50 Business Leader in Technology by Insight Magazine in 2021 and a ‘Mentor of the Year’ by Women in Communications & Technology in 2020. She is also a prominent speaker and a contributing author to the Amazon best-selling book “Unstoppable”. Today we discuss subjects including:- the future of management / employee relationships, diversity, mergers & acquisitions and women in business, to uncover some of the opinions and experiences Victoria has gained throughout her career.Discover more about Victoria and the knowledge she has to share here:Website:       https://victoria-pelletier.com/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/Victoria.Pelletier.SpeakerInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/victoria_pelletier_unstoppable/?hl=enTwitter :        https://twitter.com/PelletierV29LinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/victoriapelletier/YouTube :     https://www.youtube.com/c/VictoriaPelletierNoExcusesABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
6/13/202336 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Art of Public Speaking: Tips, Insights and Knowledge from Seasoned Coach and Consultant, Mike Acker

How may the son of drug smugglers,  turned missionaries, become a celebrated and highly successful public speaker and author?ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Mike Acker. The founder and CEO of ADVANCE Coaching and Consulting. He is a celebrated Speaker Coach at TEDxSeattle, with over 20 years experience of public speaking and has spoken to huge audiences of over 10,000 people. Furthermore, Mike is a prolific author of no less than ten books, including the Amazon best-selling “Speak with No Fear”, which has also been listed in the Forbes "7 Books That Will Help You Conquer the Fear Of Public Speaking." In today’s conversation, I want to walk through the many achievements Mike has amassed, so hopefully we are able to reflect, and apply some of his success tips, behaviours, knowledge and the experiences he shares today.Discover more about Mike and the knowledge he has to share here:FREE COACHING SESSION:          https://advance.as.me/confidenceWebsite:       https://www.mikeacker.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/mikeackerdotcom/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/mikeackerdotcom/Twitter :        https://twitter.com/mikeackerdotcomLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeackerdotcom/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiQR7cOMcSIbUILZhFvIlvAeSpeakers:          https://www.espeakers.com/marketplace/profile/42418/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
6/6/202344 minutes, 4 seconds
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Overcoming Psychological Challenges Post-Injury: An Occupational Therapy Doctor's Journey with Keagan Hadley

Setbacks are all to common in life, but what is important is how we deal with these challenges and convert them into opportunities for future success.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Keagen Hadley, an occupational therapy doctor specializing in using psychological treatments such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to improve the lives of his patientsKeagen has recently published his book called "Torn: Overcoming the Psychological Challenges Post-ACL Injury". This book discusses Keagen’s story as an athlete in college and the struggles he faced as a result of his injuries. So, let’s discover how Keagen dealt with his injury, and made the mental changes he needed, to face head on and empower himself.For more information on Keagen and his work:Website:       https://keagenhadley.com/Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/TheACLTherapisFacebook:    https://www.facebook.com/keagen.hadleyInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/theacltherapist/Twitter :        https://twitter.com/TheAclTherapistLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/keagen-hadley-60340582/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
5/30/202331 minutes, 29 seconds
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Building Financial Resilience: Wealth Processes and Systems for Long-Term Business Success with Brandon Neely

Every business owner seeks financial security and stability, but do you know the secrets to achieving this?ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Brandon Neely. Brandon is dedicated to helping people break though to smarter, more stable financial futures for themselves, their businesses and their families.Brandon and his partner Amanda have their own podcast called “Wealth Wisdom Financial” where they share timeless principles that show you how to build the wealth you want for your dream lifestyle.Today I want to uncover more about their processes, systems and advice that result in businesses becoming more financially organised and sophisticated, to safeguard their long-term future.Discover more using these links:Website:       https://www.wealthwisdomfp.com/reportFacebook:    https://www.facebook.com/brandonneely.bizactivistInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/wealthwisdomfp/TikTok:           https://www.tiktok.com/@wealthwisdomfinancialLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-neely/YouTube :     https://www.youtube.com/c/wealthwisdomfinancialABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
5/23/202334 minutes, 51 seconds
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Unlocking Success in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management using NLP Techniques with Brigitta Hoeferle.

Have you ever wondered what Neuro-Linguistic Programming is, and if, and how, applying the learning can be beneficial to you in your business? ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Brigitta Hoeferle, CEO of The Centre of NLP in Atlanta, an NLP Master practitioner, and host of The Success Patterns Show podcast.Brigitta describes herself as disruptive & positive by design; tenacious & strategic by default; thought provoking & fun by nature. Today Brigitta and I will chat about Neuro-Linguistic Programming and how it may be used as a tool to achieve success in business with particular alignment to Purchasing, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management.Discover more about Brigitta and here work using these links:Website:    https://centerofnlp.com/Website:    https://www.brigittahoeferle.com/Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/brigittahoeferleInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/brigittahoeferle/Twitter:      https://twitter.com/GittahoeferleLinkedIn:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/brigittahoeferle/Pinterest:  https://www.pinterest.ph/nlpatlanta/_created/YouTube:   https://www.youtube.com/brigittahoeferlePodcast:    www.successpatternsshow.comABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
5/16/202347 minutes, 5 seconds
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Selling a business for retirement for maximum reward that Buyers should also consider, with Jeremy Doran

Selling a business that you have developed and nurtured can be extremely stressful and challenging particularly when you still love what you do and the people that work for you. So how may you find a pathway through this and minimise the negative side whilst receiving financial freedom and a sense of contenment and achievement?ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Jeremy Doran. Jeremy has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with a minor in Psychology. Has worked at a fortune 500 company forming partnerships with some of the largest technology companies in the world. He has lived in Italy and travelled around Europe to coach business leaders in over a dozen countries and currently resides on Rhode Island.Jeremy is today President of Pinnacle Performance, a Retirement Coach, a former Financial Advisor and now author, operating mostly in the United States and when not working, is a keen triathlete, motorcyclist and dog lover.Website:                https://www.pinnacle-performance.com/Book website      https://www.thelittlekids.us/Facebook:             https://www.facebook.com/jeremy.doran.18LinkedIn:                https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremypdoran/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
5/8/202333 minutes, 33 seconds
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Maximizing Business Potential: Avoiding Self-Sabotage and Fostering Positive Relationships, with Akanke Adefunmi

Today the theme is self-sabotage and how entrepreneurs, may identify and avoid sabotaging their self, team or business and seek to develop high performing teams that build positive relationships with customers and suppliers.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is Akanke Adefunmi. Akanke became the founder of Claim your Shero in 2014 and is a CEO Development Strategist, Leadership, and Self-Mastery Coach. Before taking the brave step into the entrepreneurial world, Akanke served in various coaching, consultancy and counselling roles over a number of years.Akanke is recognised as being highly skilled in numerous areas and is particularly focused on supporting and empowering women in business, even though, many of her clients are guys. Discover more about Akanke and here work using these links:Website:https://www.claimyourshero.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/claimyoursheroInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/akankeadefunmi/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/akankeadefunmi/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
5/1/202338 minutes, 6 seconds
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Discover the surprising benefits of 'love' in achieving greater business success and personal fulfillment, with Kim Sorrelle

Discover how a difficult journey of heart ache, business acumen, and endurance can reveal how “love” can be applied  to deliver business success and harmony.ABOUT THE GUESTKim Sorrelle has a track record of building and developing businesses into multi-million dollar companies. She has been the owner of the English Hills Country Club & Terrace for close to 40 years, has been an Executive Director of Rays of Hope for Haiti for over 23 years, was an Executive Director of Careforce International for over 6 years, and not only this but she is the author of ‘Love is’ and ‘Cry until you laugh’.Hear her compelling and uplifting story today.Website:https://www.kimsorrelle.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/loveisbykimInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/kimsorrelleTikTok:https://www.tiktok.com/@livelove_outloudTwitter :https://twitter.com/Kim_SorrelleLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/kim-langlois-sorrelle-11079523/Pinterest :https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ksorrelle/YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa097sxQXqa9Oafbay9FCiwABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/
4/25/202335 minutes, 25 seconds
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Intelligent shipment tracking: Enhance customer satisfaction and streamline your logistics with Irina Poddubnia

Massively reduce those “Where Is My Order” requests, enhanced your sales and achieve higher customer retention.Knowing where your shipments are, and being able to consistently track their progress LIVE, is becoming a critical and an expected requirement for business. But how may these things be achieved?ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today, Irina Poddubnaia, is a SAAS or (Software As A Service) founder and a business consultant who specializes in Operations and Processes Optimization. Irina is the founder of TrackMage, a software system that integrates with E-Commerce platforms including WooCommerce, Zapier and Shopify businesses to enable customers to see the real-time tracking of all their global shipments. Website:https://trackmage.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/trackmage/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/trackmage/Twitter :https://twitter.com/TrackMageLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/company/trackmage/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/irina-poddubnaia/YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxA1xlANK5j0jdQc02a99rgABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
4/18/202337 minutes, 14 seconds
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Master the art of public and business speaking: Insider tips from professional TV presenter, musician and coach, Amy Scruggs

Learning to present with the help of a professional has to be an effective course of action if you wish to be successful in business, your career and public speaking.How can you present in a calm frame of mind?How may you improve your presentations skills to deliver that knockout performance?How can you present to large audiences and engage with them with ease?What are great tips to avoid the "ums" and "ers" when we talk under pressure?ABOUT THE GUESTToday we are extremely fortunate to have an established and highly successful TV presenter, singer, and public speaker share her insights with us. May I present the stunning Amy Scruggs, the Media and Communications Coaching expert, Nashville Country singer and bestselling author of “Lights, Camera, Action: Media Coaching for Any Professional in Today's Digital World”.Website:https://www.amyscruggsmedia.com/Website:www.amyscruggsmusic.com  Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/amyscruggstvhostInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/amyscruggsmedia/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/amyscruggs/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
4/11/202333 minutes, 19 seconds
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Unlock your earning potential, crush your job application and land your dream job, with Fatemah Mirza

If someone was able to hold your hand and help you to produce a standout CV that ignites interest in you, wouldn’t you want their help?Is there an art to creating a knock out CV / resume?Is there a role for AI created support and content?How do you plan and prepare for your next interview?In this episode, hear my guest and I discuss career development, chat about some of the worst interview mistakes and how to avoid them, and how to set yourself up for future success.ABOUT THE GUESTIn this week’s episode I am delighted to welcome an expert in resume writing, interview coaching and career development, Fatemah Mirza of Career Tuners. Fatemah has been with Career Tuners since 2010 and has helped many people achieve the careers of their dreams. Previously Fatemah was a Hiring Management Consultant for almost 10 years.Website:https://careertuners.com/free-resources/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/careertuners1Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/careertipsfromct/Twitter:https://twitter.com/careertunersLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/careertuners/Chat GPT:https://careertuners.com/blog/how-to-use-chatgpt-for-resume-writing/Cheat sheethttps://careertuners.com/podcast/Blog:https://careertuners.com/blog/how-to-use-chatgpt-for-resume-writing/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
4/4/202342 minutes, 34 seconds
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Unleash your potential: Insider strategies used by top coaches and leaders to achieve peak performance, with Jason Skeesick

What are the critical foundations and frameworks for businesses?How do you go about achieving inspiration, energy, and creativity in your business?What are the best lessons, habits and behaviours that can be taken from the world of sport?What are the fundamental requirements of leaders to consistently empower, and motivate their teams to deliver, and excel?....... Today we are going to discuss the practices that the highest performers in coaching and leadership, use to achieve peak performance and success in their clients and teams.ABOUT THE GUESTMy latest guest, Jason Skeesick, is an entrepreneur, coach, and the host of the weekly “Spear and Clover” podcast. Jason helps entrepreneurs design and install proven FRAMEWORKS in their business so they may discover the time to start focusing on making an impact. His background includes having a degree in finance and has worked as a commercial banker, he is a US Army Veteran and has owned a large CrossFit gym in Chicago for the past 12-years.Website:        https://www.spearandclover.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/spearandcloverInstagram:    https://www.instagram.com/spearandcloverTwitter :         https://twitter.com/spearandcloverLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/company/spear-and-clover-podcast/YouTube :      https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLvCzSRy8vrhjflYJUq8yTwABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/28/202340 minutes, 57 seconds
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Unlock your business's potential: Effective supplier collaboration techniques for business success, with Peter Anthony

Is collaborating the key to establishing strategic relationships?What are the 4 reasons to collaborate?Discover why collaborating with clients, not selling to them, is the key to drive increased sales.Revealed: The 6 moments that matter in every conversation.Don't miss this weeks inspiring and educational episode.ABOUT THE GUESTPeter Anthony, is an expert in the influencing of customers and stakeholders through his extensive knowledge of collaboration. So much so that he has written the most excellent book called "Collabradabra". Peter has learned to influence, not sell, and to pitch with a strategic story, not with a presentation, and today I want to explore how Peter can help us to discover essential skills we should use in our business and personal lives.Website:   https://peteranthonyconsulting.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/peteranthonyconsultingYouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/user/PeterJAnthonyLinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/peteranthonyconsulting/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/21/202349 minutes, 42 seconds
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Mastering entrepreneurial finance and budgeting: Strategies for business success, with Michelle Jacobik

Are looking for a structured process that will help you to take control of your personal and business financial affairs?Do you want to discover the 3 steps to secure a solid foundation for your business and enable you to grow it into the vision of your minds eye?ABOUT THE GUESTToday’s guest is the incredible Michelle Kalin Jacobik. The author of  "The Path to Profits" where Michelle shares extensive financial planning insights for entrepreneurs. Michelle has a mission to show entrepreneurs and business owners everywhere, that there is a better way.Today we are going to explore Michelle’s challenging journey and peel back some of the lessons she has learned, through experience, dedication to others and sheer hard work that has enabled her to create The Path to Profits.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/14/202351 minutes, 5 seconds
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How to find your purpose to create wealth, joy and abundance in life and business, with John Mendez

Wealth is often a key goal we pursue in life and of course, nobody wants to take a slow boat if someone offers you a lift on a jet. My guest today is John Mendez, a fellow podcaster, who hosts the "Walk 2 Wealth" podcast : Interviewing successful entrepreneurs for wealth creation insights that enlighten and empower young entrepreneurs to build wealthy, abundant lives. In this podcast we discuss many subjects including:Discovering and achieving your purpose in life.The meaning and benefits of mission statements.How to set goals and schedule your life to achieve them.The importance of building your unique identity.How to transform what you have into something that serves you.What are the benefits of living a purpose drive life.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today is John Mendez a young guy, full of energy, enthusiasm and purpose. A fellow podcaster who hosts the “Walk 2 Wealth” podcast that interviews successful people, to enlighten and empower young entrepreneurs to build wealthy, abundant lives.Website:      https://walk2wealth.comFacebook:   https://www.facebook.com/walk2wealthpodcastInstagram:  https://www.instagram.com/walk2wealthTikTok:         https://www.tiktok.com/@walk2wealthTwitter :       https://twitter.com/walk2wealthpodLinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/company/johnmendezrealtor/YouTube :    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVl4klk4WqB29SCFwR7MITgABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in a number of global manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/7/202335 minutes, 26 seconds
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How to satisfy customer requirements even during supply chain disruption, with Jeff Golden, COO of Raiven

The world of supply chain has been battered by unprecedented disruption over the past 2 – 3 years, and we appear to be far from emerging into a period of stability and positivity.The pandemic saw manufacturing and supply dwindle to a trickle and the conflict in Europe has created further disruption and escalating costs in energy and raw material prices.So how does the Supply Chain, Procurement and Purchasing need to develop, to maintain success and growth now and in the coming decades?In this podcast we discuss many subjects including:Change occurring within supply chain strategy.Consolidation of spend.How to keep a handle on your supply chain?The importance of digital research for smaller companies.The impacts and changes occurring in stocking and logistics.Sustainability metrics for suppliers.ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest, Jeff Golden, is Chief Operating Officer of Raiven. He has been a Captain in the US Army Field Artillery, held a number of Director level positions in the Enron Corporation, is a Christian teacher and pastor, and is now the Chief Operating Officer in Raiven, a company that uses its patent-pending SaaS technology to help MRO distributors and B2B customers gain visibility to their preferred product and service offerings. Website:       https://www.raiven.com/LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/company/raiven/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/28/202343 minutes, 7 seconds
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How to significantly increase your income by systematic Forex Trading, with Lewis Crompton

Have you considered Forex Trading as a side line? Are you brave enough to go all in, and attempt to make a healthy income whilst working on a laptop, enjoying a coffee? Perhaps the fear of loosing your shirt, and not having the time you would need to invest in such a venture, have kicked your dreams into a dark corner for another day?ABOUT THE GUESTToday I have the pleasure of Lewis Crompton, CEO of STAR Trading, who may just ignite your fire of curiosity to consider trading once more, but, from a position of knowledge and with the safety net of an experienced teacher, consultant and mentor by your side.Lewis and I are going to discuss the world of trading and his STAR Trading method which aims to make investors self-reliant and independent when investing and trading. What is more, with the right training, this can be done through just 30 minutes of trading per day!Lewis and I had an interesting conversation and considered such questions as:1. How can you trade on a shoestring?2. What is low risk, high reward trading?3. What level of education and access to systems and equipment do you need to be able to trade?4. What investment is needed in time and money to learn to trade?Download now for more.Facebook:       https://www.facebook.com/groups/startradingnowEBook:              https://www.startradingnow.com/forex-ebook47100869LinkedIn:         https://www.linkedin.com/in/lewiscrompton/Instagram:      https://www.instagram.com/lewis_crompton/YouTube :        https://www.youtube.com/@lewis_cromptonABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Procurement Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/21/202338 minutes, 10 seconds
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How to transition a manufacturing business from a local into a global brand and become one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the US in 5 years, with Ryan Margolin

Today I am extactic to share a manufacturing success story. Hear how a family business has become an absolute power house in manufacture through the dedication and smart stewardship of an entrepreneurial and visionary leader, supported by a loyal, highly competent and driven team. Ryan Margolin and I had a great conversation and talked about many subjects including:1. Why manufacturing in-house was chosen over outsourcing.2. How to go about selecting and securing your supply base for purchased materials and goods.3. Successful investment in capital equiment for growth and scale. 4. The strategy deployed when moving from a domestic business to one with global sales. ABOUT THE GUESTRyan Margolin is the CEO of Professional Hair Labs, based in Ireland with additional manufacturing in the US, serving a global customer base. Hear how he has diligently developed and steered the business, through extensive challenges to deliver high quality, consistent products with an absolute focus on serving his customers and cultivating positive and synergistic relationships throughout the supply chain. Website:        https://www.prohairlabs.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/professionalhairlabsInstagram:    https://www.instagram.com/professionalhairlabsTikTok:           https://www.tiktok.com/@ghostbondglueTwitter :         https://twitter.com/ProHairLabsLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanmargolinLinkedIn:      https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanmargolinABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/14/202336 minutes, 28 seconds
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How to prepare for success, be guided and mentored for a career in Supply Chain Management with Philip Auinger.

Choosing a career can be a tough choice but when you are guided and mentored by an expert in your field of choice, your potential to fast track your success and accelerate your career path to new levels, are made increasingly possible.Join us today where we discuss topics including:1. The process by which you support people, fresh from academia, to develop the necessary behaviours, skills, mindset and personal branding for career success. 2. The training system and style that take professionals to the next level in their careers. 3. The growing need and demand for consultant skills to be engaged by small to medium sizes businesses. 4. What can be achieved through careful and targeted guidance and support. ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today, Philip Auinger, has a proven track record as a Supply Chain Project Manager and Head of Demand Planning with a globally recognised corporate business. He has turned his experience and skills into a force to aid and support young people prepare for and accelerate their careers. Listen today for his wise insights, recommendations, tips and techniques as a guide, mentor and coach.Website:                 Career-Companion.comLinkedIn:                 https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-auingerFree resource:      https://career-companion.lpages.co/e-book/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/7/202333 minutes, 35 seconds
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How to analyse your customer traffic data for optimum marketing impact, with Caleb Roche

When considering your marketing effectiveness:* Do you know where to find your marketing data? * Do you know how to analyse this data?* Do you know what to do with this data and how it may impact your marketing strategy for maximum performance?* How do you craft a clear message and call to action?It's all about the numbers !If not then you have just found the ideal podcast to help you take your marketing to the next level.ABOUT THE GUESTMy guest today, Caleb Roche, combines his marketing expertise with a thirst for helping business expand larger and faster through use of data and analytics. Caleb helps business owners actually understand marketing strategy and the implementation behind each marketing tactic, thereby helping them make better marketing decisions.Website 1:     https://www.crocheconsulting.com/Website 2 :   https://www.crocheconsulting.com/schedule-your-free-consultationFacebook:     https://www.facebook.com/crocheconsultingLinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-roche/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/31/202336 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to build rapport with your team for greater performance, with Wendy Nash.

As an entrepreneur, leader, professional or business owner, do you struggle to build rapport and understanding with your staff? How about your management team and their direct reports? Putting it another way, are you confident that your staff would say that you are great at engaging with them, feel you appreciate their worth, and that you are supporting them in the ways they need? If not, then you may have to do some work here and I may have just the lady you need to give you food for thought, and up your game.Today you can discover such things including:1. If you feel aggression and anger, can you re-balance and turn your life around?2. If there a benefit to  owning up to ones mistakes?3. How you can build rapport, with honesty, empathy, autonomy and reflection.4. If narcissistic tenancies can ever be useful.5. The benefits of meditations on the go.ABOUT THE GUESTToday’s guest, Wendy Nash, teaches the art of introspection; to navigate the emotional, physical and financially taxing process of building a business or career. Wendy believes the person who builds the company or team, determines whether they do well and observes that, whatever the manager isn't owning within themselves, is what gets played out at work. The more blind spots a person has, the less productive the workforce. Website:https://kindlycutthecrap.com/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendy-nash/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/24/202341 minutes, 53 seconds
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How to optimise your personal and company branding on LinkedIn, with Limor Bergman

If you are a female purchasing professional or business owner, and are concerned that your personal or company branding may not be projecting the optimum impression or impact on LinkedIn, then this podcast is definitely for you.Today Limor and I are going to explore her experiences and reveal tips, techniques and actions women may apply to achieve the career, and success of their dreams.In this podcast we will discuss such matters including:1. If male dominated working environments result in barriers or a drag on women’s career growth.2. If women’s strengths can give them an advantage over their male counterparts.3. What are some of the key tips and techniques for optimising LinkedIn bio's.4. How  women with their own businesses, may capitalise and maximise their female heritage and culture through LinkedIn.ABOUT THE GUESTMy latest guest, Limor Bergman, worked in the Tech industry for over 20 years. She started as a software engineer, and worked her way up to Director of Engineering, but after having lived for nine years in the US, two years ago, Limor return to Israel, and decided to follow her calling by support women's career growth and their personal and company branding on LinkedIn.Website:https://limorbergman.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/limorbeInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/limorbergman/Twitter:https://twitter.com/limor_bergmanLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/limorbergman/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/17/202335 minutes, 52 seconds
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Want to 20 fold your business? This is how you do it. Learn now with Nicky Billou.

Becoming a highly successful and well paid coach or consultant does not just happen. What it takes is a series of well planned actions and behaviours under the guidance of one or more mentors during your journey.If you wish to discover what such actions and behaviours are needed then Nicky Billou could just be the person you wish to listen to and enage with.Listen in to hear :1. The six steps that are key to making coaches and consultants successful. 2. Four qualities that you need to be successful in business.3. How you commit to your vision of success.4. How to "ask for the sale”and avoid being a pushy, overbearing salesperson.5. How to attract decisive people and avoid the dabblers.ABOUT THE GUESTNicky Billou, is a co-founder of eCircle Academy (www.eCircleAcademy.com). eCircle runs a yearlong Mastermind & Educational program, working with Coaches, Consultants, Corporate Trainers, and other service-based Entrepreneurs, to position themselves as authorities in their niche. Nicky is also an international best-selling author of 7 published books, and the host of 2 highly successful podcasts: “The Thought Leader Revolution Podcast” and “The Sovereign Man Podcast”.Website:https://ecircleacademy.com/Website:https://www.ecircleacademy.com/appointmentFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/thethoughtleaderrevolutionInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/nickybillou/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickybillou/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/10/202344 minutes, 37 seconds
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How to move your marketing to the next level from a digital marketing and automation expert. With Michelle Nedelec.

Do you need help finding your ideal Clients, and turning them into highly profitable raving fans? In this episode I interview digital marketing and automation expert Michelle Nedelec, to help you move your marketing to the next level and explore the importance and appropriateness of email marketing.ABOUT THE GUESTMichelle is the co-founder of Awareness Strategies Inc based in Calgary, formed in October 2003 and is  the host of “The Business Ownership” podcast. Michelle has 20 years experience of speaking internationally and is an executive coach, mindset and marketing expert. She works with small business owners to help them understand digital marketing and automation so they may regain the freedom and profits that they went into business to discover. Website:https://www.awarenessstrategies.com/website-audit/Website:https://www.awarenessstrategies.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/michelle.nedelec1Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/michellenedelec/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellenedelec/Twitter:https://twitter.com/michellenedelecYouTube:https://www.youtube.com/c/MichelleNedelecPinterest:https://www.pinterest.ca/michellenedelec/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/3/202338 minutes, 14 seconds
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Could having your own podcast extend your business marketing reach and tap into a new audience ? Without experience where you you start, who do you work with, and what do you do? With Molly Ruland.

Finding that perfect audience and scaling it requires knowledge and expertise. So where can you find this information? Who can you trust? What budget financially and in time commitment do you need to account for?What content do you need?Where do you share your message and how?These questions and many more are skillfully answered by todays guest Molly Ruland.ABOUT THE GUESTMolly specializes in creating systems for small businesses and intentional, strategic branded content that's designed to boost their visibility and increase their revenue. She is the CEO and founder of Heartcast Media, a full-service Digital Content Agency based out of Washington DC with such resources at her disposal as a full-service podcast production studio and content creation lab. Heartcast Media specializes in producing high quality branded podcasts for businesses that want to generate revenue and create strategic relationships, through podcasting. Molly is a frequent speaker about the business of podcasting, business development, and content creation and has her own podcast show called “The Next 100”.Website:https://mollyruland.comPodcast :https://mollyruland.com/thenext100/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/heartcastmediadcInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/heartcastmedia/?hl=enTwitter:https://twitter.com/HeartcastMediaLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/heartcastmedia/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcCfuiqNu9ZqWMGjMEV8ySAABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/27/202244 minutes, 48 seconds
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Conventional networking is dead. Discover a new networking style that shatters its predecessor and delivers real results. With Donnie Boivin.

If you are struggling with conventional networking; are bored of "meet the Buyer" events; are fed up with watching and listening to webinar after webinar, from guru after guru, without getting the actual education needed to grow a thriving business and career, you are probably a member of a large community of like-minded, disillusioned entrepreneurs and business professionals. Its time for something way better !ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest, Donnie Boivin bears the scars of business scrapes and rucks but has emerged triumphant. Today you will hear about his podcasting breakthrough, discover about his networking systems and unpack his business growth strategies that are fresh, exciting and deliver to the bottom line. Donnie is the Founder and CEO of Success Champions, incorporating the Success Champions Podcast, Magazine, Consulting and Networking, the Growth Mode Podcast, the Badass Business Summit, and, he is a multi-published author!Website: Champions90.comWebsite: https://donnieboivin.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SuccessChampionInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/donnie.boivinTwitter: https://twitter.com/DonnieBoivinTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@donnieboivinPinterest: https://www.pinterest.ph/donnieboivinsuccesscoachLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donnieboivinABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/20/202245 minutes, 29 seconds
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How should companies go about pricing a product or service and how does this correlate with professional procurement thinking? With Per Sjofors.

How do you price a product or service correctly to boost sales and revenue whilst meeting the expectations and demands of procurement professionals and buyers?ABOUT THE GUESTAs a professional purchaser, my DNA has a built-in instruction to seek, evaluate and challenge prices, so when I came in contact with my next guest, Per Sjofors, AKA “The Price Whisperer”, I just had to connect and welcome him to this show.Having held numerous C-Suite positions including that of CEO and VPs of Marketing and Business Development, Per founded his company Sjofors and Partners Inc in May 2007 and has not looked back since. Per, is a thought leader and author in everything pricing and helps companies develop their pricing strategies, training and marketing to drive higher growth, sales volume, and profit. Website:https://sjofors.com/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/persjofors/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/13/202240 minutes, 7 seconds
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How to train ourselves to err on the positive side of thoughts and behaviours to thrive, even in the most difficult of times? With Janet Elaine Schmidt.

As the world continues to bubble in turmoil Purchasing and Supply Chains, and those responsible for them, struggle to hold on, pivot and re-organise to keep ones heads above water. It is in times such as this that we need solid grounding and purposeful advice and sage wisdom. Enter stage left, Janet Elaine Schmidt.ABOUT THE GUESTIn May 2006 Janet became the creator and founder of “Reprogram for Success”. She is a Quantum Consciousness Accelerator™, Inspirational Speaker, Integrative Holistic Healer, an NLP Practitioner and Life Coach. Janet advises that she reprograms companies and individuals for success, by aligning emotional intelligence with mental, physical, and spiritual intelligence.Today I seek her wisdon to share with you and help us firmly take hold of the tiller and guide us through these choppy waters.Website: https://www.janetelaineschmidt.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/janetelaineschmidt/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janetelaineschmidt/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCepD83n0PC7a9ZIOCZ1lMOgABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/6/202234 minutes, 57 seconds
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How to go from burnout to wellness and ultimately live your dream physically, mentally and financially. With Chandler Walker.

GUEST DETAILSToday I will discuss seven pillars of entrepreneurial wellness devised by Chandler Walker, where, through a 12-week curriculum, he is able to transform a client both mentally, and physically, to achieve lasting results for their long term. This program draws upon several tools including Cognitive Behaviour Coaching through journaling, micro habit actions, custom meal planning, and video-based workouts. Chandler graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Biochemistry and went on to form the “Stone Age Fuel – School of Fitness” which is now approaching its 10th anniversary. Website: https://9step.cultureofcare.life/care1Website: SixPillars.stoneagefuel.comWebsite:https://www.chanslogic.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ChandlerSAFInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/chandler_saf/Twitter:https://twitter.com/ChandlerSAFLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chandler-walker/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/chandlerwalkersafTikTok:https://www.tiktok.com/@chanslogicABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/29/202240 minutes, 37 seconds
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How do you select the right promotional product and supplier for your business and also network effectively with other businesses? With Swire Ho.

ABOUT THE GUESTLearn how to to choose a high performing supplier to develop and supply knock out promotional products for your next campaign. Then next work like a beast.My next guest is Swire Ho, host of a great podcast called “The Small Business Show” and the Director of Sales and Marketing at Garuda Promo and Branding Solutions, in LA.Swire was born and raised in Hong Kong but immigrated to Los Angeles in 1996. Swire is a trained sound engineer and has worked at numerous recording studios and entertainment agencies before starting his own company called Hellman Production Inc. Here, he and his team produced personalized DVD and CD cases and custom merchandise, and this business grew to such an extent, that Swire sold it in 2013 to focus on the promotional product industry. Website:http://www.garudapromo.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/garudapromo/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/garudapromoTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/Garuda_SwireLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/swire-ho-thepromoguy-6b90631/Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/garudapromo/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Garudapromo88/videosABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/22/202237 minutes, 58 seconds
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Learn the skill of public speaking and how to elevate your competence and confidence, to deliver knockout presentations. With Brenden Kumarasamy.

ABOUT THE GUESTLearn out how to deliver knockout presentations time and time again with  Brenden Kumarasamy.Brenden started his YouTube channel MasterTalk, to share public speaking tips he had learned through coaching many of his university friends, for a business competition. This venture proved so successful that on the 25th May 2021 his YouTube channel hit 10,000 subscribers and then by June 2022 his channel has surged to an incredible 24,000 subscribers. I have also subscribed to his channel as I recognise how his incredibly informative and educational his videos are, and how they may significantly improve my own public speaking ability.Website:https://www.rockstarcommunicator.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/mastertalkytInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/masteryourtalk/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/c/MasterTalksLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendenkumarasamy/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/15/202236 minutes, 4 seconds
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Discover 10 enduring principles of motivation to help you achieve your goals in business and life. With David R Edwards.

ABOUT THE GUEST Today’s guest is David Edwards, the author of “New You, Who Knew”, winner of the Literary Titan, Gold Award in April 2022.David has a BA in Business and an MBA in Healthcare Administration and for 35 years has worked with doctors, dentists, counsellors, and community health workers to serve the people on lower incomes to get the help and support they need in life. It is through his work David felt compelled to produce his book to communicate the science-based tools needed for people to understand the principles and motivation required to succeed.Today we explore his 10 enduring principles of motivation and how they may help you achieve your goals in business and life.Website:https://www.davidredwards.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/david.edwards.71271LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-r-edwards-55ab3450/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/8/202259 minutes, 43 seconds
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How you, your team and business can prepare and support those affected with a life changing illness. With Kim Hamer.

ABOUT THE GUESTKim Hamer, the author and podcast host of “100 Acts of Love” joins me to discuss one of the most difficult personal subjects, cancer. Kim has a most touching story that she shares with you and she has made it her life's mission to help businesses and the employees within, to become prepared for the worst of news, and be in a position to offer the maximum of support to all of those affected. This is one of the most moving podcasts I have recorded and the information within, I consider all business owners and CEO's should make standard learning for all employees. Website:https://www.100actsoflove.com/whatnottosayFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/100ActsofLove/Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/100actsoflove/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimthamer/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/1/202242 minutes, 28 seconds
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How do you shift from employee, to entrepreneur and coach? With Maggie Perotin.

ABOUT THE GUESTHaving worked for 14 years in a large global company, working her way up to Director of Operations for Service Excellence and earning an MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute, Maggie is now a full-time international business and leadership coach.Maggie has created her own coaching model called “DREAM-PLAN-DO”, that helps her clients align their mindset, business skills and high-performance habits, to transform their business to become a client attracting gem, with high levels of consistent income.Website:     https://stairwaytoleadership.com/Podcast host: The Diamond EffectFacebook:  https://www.facebook.com/maggie.perotinInstagram:   https://www.instagram.com/maggie.perotin.s2l/Twitter:       https://twitter.com/stairway_2LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggie-perotin-business-and-leadership-coach/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/25/202242 minutes, 7 seconds
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What groundbreaking mindset techniques do you need for high performance, success, health and wealth? With Dr Victor Manzo.

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I am pleased to introduce you to Dr. Victor Manzo from Knoxville, Tennessee, a Certified Pediatric Chiropractor who is also a highly successful business mindset coach.He is the author of 3 books, “Rediscover Your Greatness” released in April 2018, “A Walk in the Dark” released in October 2019 and "Decoding The Matrix," recently released in May 2022.  Dr. Vic is also the host of the highly rated podcast “The Mindful Experiment”.Today I am looking to learn what mindset techniques professionals may utilise, to deal with overwhelm, and drastically improve their efficiency and effectiveness, to become more successful, focused, content and positive.Website:       https://www.empoweryourreality.com/Website:       https://www.empoweryourreality.com/linksFacebook:     https://www.facebook.com/DrVicManzo/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/drvicmanzo/LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/drmanzo/YouTube:       https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8pScwgi_XUIT2hphCuv9uQTwitter:         https://twitter.com/drvic21As a special treat use this link to enroll on a course with Dr Vic https://tinyurl.com/MoneyMindsetOnlineCourseFor anyone who makes a purchase, they will get 10% off when entering this promo code "RealLifeBuyer10"ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/18/202240 minutes, 37 seconds
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Discover how Catalytic Leadership and 12 principles may influence supplier relationships, negotiations and leadership performance. With William Attaway.

ABOUT THE GUESTToday I am looking to discuss catalytic leadership, introverts as leaders, and how leadership skills may influence the outcome of supplier relationships and negotiations.My next guest is William Attaway is a Leadership Coach for Catalytic Leadership LLC, a company he founded to help leaders to intentionally grow and thrive. You may have heard of William through his books; the latest being “Catalytic Leadership” released in January 2022. Website:https://catalyticleadership.net/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/williamattawayInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/wattaway/Twitter:https://twitter.com/WilliamAttawayLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamattaway/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/10/202238 minutes, 44 seconds
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How a Purchasing Expert utilised his knowledge of business, supply chain and logistics to manufacture, market, sell and distribute his music. With Dave Combs.

ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest is Dave Combs. Hear how Dave utilises his extensive knowledge of business, supply chain and logistics and applies this into the manufacture, marketing, selling and distribution of his music.Dave shares his incredible story of reaching one of the highest  academic qualilifications and a very senior management position in the corporate world of professional purchasing, to becoming the famous composer of "Rachels Song" and in doing so securing his future as a successful Music Business Owner, Photographer and Author.Website:https://combsmusic.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TouchedByTheMusicInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/combsmusic/Twitter:https://twitter.com/davidmcombsLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-combs-62998a6/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/combsmusicABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/3/202254 minutes, 47 seconds
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How leaders and career professionals deal with high levels of stress and transform their lives, their businesses and those around them. With Steve Fredlund.

ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest is Steve Fredlund from Minnesota. Steve gained 30 years of corporate experience with the likes of Allianz, Medtronic, Thrivent and 3M with an overlapping 20 years of non-profit leadership experience including bringing transformation to a community in northern Rwanda. Steve has served on a number of non-profit boards, is a professional public speaker, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and has an MBA with emphasis in Non-profit Management. He is also the founder and Lead Strategist for SF Solutions and Small Small Business while also creating The Solving BOX™. For the past 15 years Steve has been researching the true driving forces of authentic happiness and helps organizations increase engagement, productivity and retention through greater happiness and problem-solving capabilities. Today I want to discuss this with Steve, and understand how leaders and professionals may deal with high levels of stress and transform their lives, their businesses and those around them.Website:https://stevefredlund.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/steve.fredlund.5Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/stevefredlund/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevefredlund/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8VxumiUGinovS8XwybciIQTwitter:https://twitter.com/SteveFredlundABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/26/202239 minutes, 57 seconds
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How you bootstrap and scale your business into a multimillion dollar organisation. With Bryan Clayton.

ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest founded, scaled and sold his landscaping business, Peachtree Inc for an incredible 10 million dollars. As a serial entrepreneur he then decided not to sit back and relax but to apply his business acumen and drive, to co-found a new online business to help unite homeowner and lawnmowing service providers, through an app called GreenPal.Today I am delighted to introduce you to Bryan Clayton from Tennessee, to learn how he bootstrapped and scaled his first business and then pivoted to learn new skills and achieved further success by going online.Website:https://www.yourgreenpal.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/greenpallawncare/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yourgreenpal/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bryanmclayton/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-clayton-a96b33214/Pinterest:https://za.pinterest.com/yourgreenpal/_created/Twitter:https://twitter.com/YourGreenPalABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/19/202233 minutes, 42 seconds
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How developing and implementing a digital strategy for one’s business can leverage a culture of change, optimised systems and processes. With John Rossman (former Amazon Executive)

ABOUT THE GUESTOn today’s podcast I am very pleased to introduce you to John Rossman. In April 2002 John joined Amazon as Director of Merchant Integration before taking the post of Director of Enterprise Services in June 2004. Fast forward to January 2018 John formed Rossman Partners.As a former Amazon Executive John was responsible for launching and scaling the Amazon Marketplace business, which is now responsible for over 55% of all Amazon orders.John is also the author of three books to help leaders successfully compete in the digital era.  These are:-1. The Amazon Way:  Amazon's Leadership Principles2. Think Like Amazon:  50 1/2 Ideas to Become a Digital Leader3. The Amazon Way on IoT:  10 Strategies for Every Business Leader from the Leading Internet of Things StrategiesToday John and I will discuss digital transformation from the perspective of developing and implementing a digital strategy for one’s own business to set the foundations to leverage a culture of change, optimised systems and processes, then to look at opportunities to enhance and cultivate "supplier - buyer" synergies, supply chain performance improvement and communications.Website:https://the-amazon-way.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheAmazonWayLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-rossman/Twitter:https://twitter.com/johnerossmanABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/12/202234 minutes, 31 seconds
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How do you create Gender Balance and Diversity in the workplace for the benefit of business and ones employees? With Nilanjana Som Bhowmick.

ABOUT THE GUESTProcuring Talent by the recruitment fraternity has significantly developed over the past years and in particular more  thought is applied to consider such matters such as diversity hiring and gender balance.To help us understand these developments and explain the considerations, tools and tips that must be used and are available, I am delighted to introduce Nilianjana Bhowmick, Executive Director of Consus iTechnologies to the show.Nilanjana is an MBA from Manipal Academy of Higher Education in Dubai and holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Economics from Calcutta University.Website:     https://consus-global.com/Website:     https://consus-global.com/recruitment-solutions/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/5/202227 minutes, 21 seconds
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Learn how to scale your businesses for greater success and profit. With Paul Halme.

ABOUT THE GUESTDo you want to develop and scale your ventures into successful and profitable businesses and go on to generate lucrative passive income streams?Todays guest Paul Halme went from working as a stockbroker for a major Wall Street firm to running a martial arts gym for 15 years. He has since launched a consulting business, is a 2 x bestselling book author, an international speaker, and a sought-after mentor.  Paul’s books are “How To Make Money With Your Martial Arts Gym: Even If You Haven't Won Anything Yet” and “The Money Fight: Take Down Your Money Problems, Slam Your Self Doubt, and Fight Your Way to Financial Freedom”.Website:https://paulhalme.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/paul.halme/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/paul.halme/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/29/202237 minutes, 24 seconds
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Are you and your team Count-On-Able and why is this important? With Jeff Cohen.

GUEST DETAILSDiscover the benefits business leaders may gain from redefining and re-aligning the matter of accountability in their organisations. In this week’s episode I am joined by Jeff Cohen. Jeff is the author of “Count-On-Able”. A Practical Guide to Lift, Shift and Empower you and your team. Website:     https://www.countonable.com/Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/jeffcohen123Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/jeffgcohen/Twitter         https://twitter.com/JCSocialLinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffcohen/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.
8/22/202242 minutes, 39 seconds
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Learn how to optimise your LinkedIn profile to make you stand out and enhance your presence to achieve greater success. With Daniel Alfon.

PODCAST GUESTThis week we unpack the considerations, opportunities, methods and systems to get you thinking, acting and achieving the success and development you deserve in your career. This week guest is Daniel Alfon, the author of “Build a LinkedIn Profile for Business Success” who can explain to you how to optimise your LinkedIn profile as a CEO; Director;  Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain or other business professional.Website:https://www.danielalfon.com/Email :[email protected]:https://www.linkedin.com/in/alfon/Twitter:@DanielAlfonABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/15/202235 minutes, 12 seconds
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Learn how detecting fraud & corruption in Procurement and Business can save your company money and loss. With Mario Bekes.

ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest is Mario Bekes. Mario has an incredible story of how he transitioned from being in the military, serving as an intelligence officer for the Croatian Government to becoming the Founder and Managing Director of the Insight Intelligence Group.Mario is an expert in fraud detection, prevention and much more and today he shares incredible insights, tips and techniques to identify and discover fraudulent activities to safeguard your business.Unfortunately the Purchasing / Procurement function is a significant target for many perpatrator as a means to winning significant contracts, information and know how. And of course this is one area I single out for scrutiny.Website: Company:https://insightintelligence.com.au/Website: Personal:mariobekes.com.au/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/mariobekes/Twitter:https://twitter.com/MarioBekesTicktock:https://www.tiktok.com/@marriobekesLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariobekes/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/MultiSpacecadetVimeo:https://vimeo.com/user87912171ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/8/202247 minutes, 36 seconds
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How The Action Coach and their Six Steps can support business to deliver expert coaching and leadership training. With Rachel Stone.

ABOUT THE GUESTMy next guest is Rachel stone from East Sussex, England, and is a business coach that supports and guides SME business owners and decision makers to become inspirational leaders. Her purpose is to make an impact in the world of work by delivering expert business coaching, and leadership training. Rachel believes in the power of transformational leadership, which means all the leaders she works with become transformational leaders using coaching skills. Procurement, Purchasers and Supply Chain Leaders take note! Today, Rachel and I will discuss leadership and the proven ActionCoach framework called The Six Steps.Website : https://iq4business.actioncoach.co.uk/Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/IQ4Business/LinkedIn : linkedin.com/in/rachelstone1ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/1/202231 minutes, 17 seconds
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How Emotional Intelligence can be applied in Purchasing and Business for competitive advantage. With Daniel Tolson.

ABOUT THE GUESTThe understanding, use and development of emotional intelligent at home and in the workplace is becoming ever more important. The measurement of this competence is possible and may even be surpassing "IQ" in its value. Today Daniel Tolson, an expert on this subject, joins me to discuss how this skill may be utilised to great effect in the world of Purchasing / Procurement.In this podcast you will also hear about the epic journeys and challenges Daniel has overcome to elevate his life from difficult personal and financial times to be a happy, fullfilled and successful multi millionaire.Website: unleashedmasterclass.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/daniel.tolson.988/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/acceleratemultiplyInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/danieltolson/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danieltolson/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DanielTolson1ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
7/25/202248 minutes, 7 seconds
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How Sustainability & Fairtrade in Procurement can make a positive impact for business and our world. With Aurora Dawn Benton.

ABOUT THE GUESTAurora Dawn Benton is the Founder of Astrapto which means to illuminate and her mission is to shed light on social and environmental issues in the workplace and supply chains. She is passionate about helping people find practical ways to go from awareness, to impact.Aurora guides organizations in a wide range of sustainability initiatives, including food & beverage sourcing, green cleaning, and materials waste reduction. Today I am delighted to welcome Aurora on to the podcast to discuss how procurement can support and encourage sustainability with suppliers based in low cost countries, and learn more about the meaning of “Fair trade”.Website: learn.astraptoacademy.comWebsite: https://www.astrapto.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/AstraptoAcademyInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/astraptoacademy/Twitter: https://twitter.com/astraptoacademyLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/astraptoYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJgNjcIblVPNh35EUX96dbAABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
7/18/202248 minutes, 6 seconds
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How business owners and procurement professionals may thrive in change. With Adam Strong.

GUEST DETAILSIn this week’s episode I am joined by Adam Strong. Adam became a full time Business Results Strategist in August 2005, he became the Founder of “The Game Changers Global” in September 2018, he then launched “The Game Changers Experience Podcast” in June 2020, and has authored a number of books including “Play the Game, How to win in today's changing environment' released in October 2021. He is an established Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Elite Athlete having no less than Sir Mo Farah as his former training partner.Today’s world has been beset by conflict and huge change leading to supply chain disruption, rapidly escalating costs, and surging inflation. It has never been more difficult for business to succeed, so I want to draw upon Adam’s experience to help my listeners adapt, pivot, survive and thrive.Links: Work with Adam Here: https://hello618661.typeform.com/to/YthuhGbcConnect with Adam: https://linktr.ee/adamstrongofficialFacebook:            https://www.facebook.com/adamistrongInstagram:           https://www.instagram.com/adamstrongofficial/Twitter:                 https://twitter.com/adamistrongLinkedIn:              https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamistrong/YouTube:              https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7vaaLX3OnclH_jNbBAQQKwABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.
7/11/202246 minutes, 1 second
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How the "5P’s” and “The Wheel of Momentum" can be applied to scale your business for increased profit and performance. With Pete Mohr.

ABOUT THE GUESTThis weeks guest is Mr Pete Mohr.  A successful entrepreneur,who has been the owner of multiple businesses for over 25 years, is a former business broker, the host of the “Simplifying Entrepreneurship podcast” and is also a Business Made Simple Certified coach.Today I wish to uncover two particular tools taught and applied by Pete called “the 5P’s” and “The Wheel of Momentum” and let’s see how they apply to business and of course Procurement and Supply Chain.Website:https://simplifyingentrepreneurship.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/peter.s.mohr/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/petemohr_coach/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/petermohr/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8yFcIF-Y556TazJSQMNWowABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]://linktr.ee/thereallifebuyerIf you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and now TikTok.I am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
7/4/202241 minutes, 6 seconds
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How can you increase a businesses value using such tools as the “Value Builder System” and “Value Business Score”. With Gordon Van Wechel

PODCAST GUESTGordon Van Wechel, CEO of The Alchemy Group joins me to discuss how he works with business owners to enhance the value of their businesses and make them more attractive to purchasers. Gordon believes that even if selling the business isn’t the goal now, every entrepreneur should analyze their enterprise as if they were a buyer, and today, this is the area that we delve into.Today we take a dive into some of the 12 modules of the Value Builder System to:1) Make your business more valuable than your competitors 2) Discover the companies hidden assets 3) Spot the companies silent killers)Website: https://www.alchemytransitions.com/Website: https://www.thealchemyconsultinggroup.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gordonvw/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gordonvanwechel/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterI am proud to say this podcast is now rated as in the top 40 in the UK. See position number 25 here  https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_podcasts/  for more.Click here for some Guest Courses - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-courses/Click here for some Guest Publications - https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/guest-publications/DisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
6/20/202240 minutes
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Learn how to Purchase Property, develop and increase its value to generate wealth, whilst minimising risk with Nana Piesie of Miracle Properties.

PODCAST GUESTPurchasing property is something many of us do at least once but how about buying properties either to do up and sell, or rent, when do not live in the country where they are and you have not even seen them !This podcast introduces you to Miracle Properties Limited based in Sweden and owned by entrepreneurs Nana and Emilie Piesie.Find out how their journey began, what they needed to learn, challenges they encountered, how they mitigate risks and so much more. Come and join me in this informative and fun podcast with Nana. You won't be disappointed.Website:        https://www.miraclepropertiesltd.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/miraclepropertiesltd/LinkedIn:       https://www.linkedin.com/company/miracle-properties-ltd/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/miracle_properties_ltd/ YouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX47jkL2qUfzn59fsZwGo6wABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
6/6/202244 minutes, 8 seconds
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How do you transform your diet, health and career for greater personal and business success with Nate Palmer.

PODCAST GUESTBusy Purchasing and Supply Chain professionals and many other frequent fliers struggle with diet and fitness. The commute to the airport, the flight, another journey to the hotel or business meeting, restaurant meals, hotel breakfasts and so forth make it challenging to maintain a healthy diet and meet one's fitness goals.If this image resonates with you, then cannot miss this highly informative podcast with Nate Palmer. Nate is a fitness and nutrition expert, coach, speaker, and author of two bestselling books, creator and founder of “Bod in a Box – the HIIT Home Gym”, and host of the “Million Dollar Body” podcast. His two books are “Passport Fitness: The No-nonsense Guide to Staying in Shape no Matter What City You Wake Up In.” and “The Million Dollar Body Method: The Entrepreneurs diet for Superhuman Focus”.There is also a great surprise revealled by Nate. Listen in and enjoy.Facebook Profile:                   https://facebook.com/natepalmerFacebook Community:       https://n8trainingsystems.com/groupBook:                                            https://n8trainingsystems.com/bookLinkedIn:                                    https://www.linkedin.com/in/n8training/Twitter:                                      https://twitter.com/n8trainingInstagram:                                https://instagram.com/n8training YouTube:                                   https://www.youtube.com/c/N8TrainingSystemsABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this info.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. 
5/23/202240 minutes, 15 seconds
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How a franchise business can be your step to success, prosperity and freedom with Elliot Walker of The Massage Company

PODCAST GUESTHave you considered Franchising rather than starting up or purchasing a business?Today I talk to Elliot Walker, co founder of The Massage Company. In this episode we dig into the details of the business, the health and wellbeing market and franchising. The Massage Company growth is extremely impressive and is looking to expand rapidly across the UK through the onboarding, development and support of the right franchise business partners. Learn what you need to know and consider when considering franchising.Don't miss this exciting podcast and opportunity.Website:       https://massagecompanyfranchise.co.ukFacebook:    https://www.facebook.com/themassagecompanycamberleyInstagram:    https://www.instagram.com/themassagecompany/Twitter:         https://twitter.com/massage_companyABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
5/9/202250 minutes, 47 seconds
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Learning and developing your Purchasing skills may be your catalyst to promotion, career success and increased status with Fredrik Axelsson.

PODCAST GUESTIn March 2021 Fredrik Axelsson celebrated 25 years as a Procurement professional. During his career he has held roles as an Operational Buyer, Category Manager and Procurement Director in organizations including Ericsson, Saab and Alstom/GE. Fredrik has also developed a training program for buyers which successfully certifies them in the purchasing / procurement / supply chain discipline, details of which may be discovered at learnhowtosource.com.Today Fredrik and I are going to discuss how to integrate learning into ones day to day work in order that buyers may grow and flourish in their careers. N.B. Recorded before the Russian / Ukraine conflict.Website: https://learnhowtosource.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/learnhowtosource/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/manager_at_learnhowtosource/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
4/25/202241 minutes, 40 seconds
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How a father and son team battled the odds to create a business empire and change for good with John & Mark Cronin of John's Crazy Socks

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm ever so pleased to introduce you to Mark and John Cronin, founders of John's Crazy Socks with a mission to supply great socks, whilst spreading lots of happiness. Mark and John have a heartwarming story where a father and son team that have created not only successful business, but a community and social enterprise that cares for one another and provides tremendous support and joy to all, whether a customer or employee. Today they are with me to share their story of bootstrapping the business, learning to purchase from suppliers and build alliances, manage supply chains and go beyond just delivering a product.Website:        https://johnscrazysocks.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/johnscrazysocks/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/johnscrazysocks/Pintrest :       https://www.pinterest.com/johnscrazysocks/_shop/Twitter :         https://twitter.com/JohnsCrazySocksYouTube:      https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQzvQju2SQiW9rIf5JNsVQTikTok :          https://www.tiktok.com/@johnscrazysocksABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
4/11/202245 minutes, 24 seconds
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Hear the latest thinking and knowledge on Ethical Purchasing to make a positive impact on the environment, social welfare and your business with Rob Harrison

PODCAST GUESTToday, I am excited to introduce you to Rob Harrison – a Director at Ethical Consumer for over 33 years and author of The Handbook of Ethical Purchasing.   Ethical sourcing is becoming extremely important to consumers, businesses and politicians alike and recent events such as COP26 brings attention to environmental aspects that are a subset of the Ethical Purchasing genre for all professional purchasers.I am very keen to discuss Ethical Purchasing with Rob and discover the latest thinking and knowledge available that fellow Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain professionals may absorb, and apply in their daily strategic thinking and actions.Website: https://www.ethicalconsumer.org/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ethicalconsumermagazineInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/ethical_consumer_magazine/Twitter:https://twitter.com/EC_magazineYouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5MT-qo3glTd04q71gwCNEwBook purchase:https://www.routledge.com/The-Handbook-of-Ethical-Purchasing-Principles-and-Practice/Harrison/p/book/9781032059952Amazon:https://www.amazon.co.uk/Handbook-Ethical-Purchasing-Principles-Practice/dp/1032059958LinkedIn :https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-harrison-b65a234/#ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/28/202241 minutes, 38 seconds
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Learn to inspire your colleagues and employees through positive behaviours and actions with Scott J Miller, the famous host of the Franklin Covey "On Leadership" podcast

PODCAST GUESTToday, I am excited to introduce you to Scott Jeffrey Miller.   Scott is the former Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership for the FranklinCovey Company. Amongst many skills, Scott is a Keynote Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author and the host of the renowned “Franklin Covey On Leadership” podcast.Having being recruited by Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s team and being the host of this leading podcast, Scott has met and worked with many of the most successful and aspirational leaders of our time. It fills me with great pride that Scott has given me this time to share his thoughts with us.Procurement professionals, as much as any person leading a team need to be able to inspire and develop their people. Today we are going to discuss the “actions and behaviours needed to build self confidence”.Website: https://www.scottjeffreymiller.comFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/scottmillerj1Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/scottmillerj1/LinkedIn :https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottmillerj1Twitter:https://twitter.com/scottmillerj1Podcast:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/franklincovey-on-leadership-with-scott-miller/id1391164389ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/14/202230 minutes, 32 seconds
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If you would like to hear how to seek out great suppliers and purchase from China, whilst minimising risk, listen to Laura Cortes.

PODCAST GUESTToday, I am extremely pleased to introduce you to Laura Cortes. Born and raised in Mexico, Laura moved to Shenzhen, China in 2009 and now helps entrepreneurs find, develop & create products in this giant of manufacturing.Laura has a degree in International Business, is an, APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) certified business consulter, and speaks Spanish, English and Mandarin. Laura has extensive purchasing and supply chain knowledge from sourcing products ranging from clothing for high street retailers, toys to mobile telephones and is extremely knowledgeable about product quality testing.Website: https://lauracortes.net/Webste:https://olingoco.netFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/lauracortespro.ocInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/olingoconews/LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauracortesolingo/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC189K1SD0M9MX6b4ds4U_oATwitter:https://twitter.com/LauraCortersOlgABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/28/202252 minutes, 25 seconds
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Learning how to optimise your website is best achieved via a technical guru and Ty Belknap is an SEO expert, author & owner of Port Bell Inc.

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm excited to introduce you to Ty Belkinap SEO expert and owner of Port Bell Inc. Based in Tacoma, Washington back in 2002 and at 36, Ty left the corporate world and established Port Bell Inc. Ty has three degrees in leadership, including a doctorate of strategic leadership in life coaching. He has authored three books, "Timeless SEO secrets", "Leadership for introverts", and "How to get exploding referrals through networking", and even has his own podcast called 'Easy SEO, and more'.In this podcast we touch on two subjects. Firstly, as one would expect we discuss SEO.  Purchasing the services of an SEO expert to rank and manage your website must be a key aim for any business. So how can buyers successfully do this? What do purchasers and business owners need to know, learn and understand so they make the correct choices?Secondly, as Ty uses the services of employees from locations around the world, he has become a go to person on how to find, recruit and manage the right candidates for the job when they cannot be interviewed in a face to face manner.  Website:        https://www.portbell.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/portbellseoLinkedIn :      https://www.linkedin.com/in/portbell/YouTube:       https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClWMINC2WZrzCWjqhNlhUXgPodcast:       “Easy SEO and more” with Dr TyABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/If you are a Purchasing, Supply Chain or Logistics professional why not apply to my private Facebook Group ? Just look for the "Purchasing and Supply Chain Community Hub".Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/14/202251 minutes, 4 seconds
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Keeping your company water supply safe for your customers and employees is a statutory requirement. Learn how to do this with Iain Greenwood (4G Water).

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm excited to reintroduce you to Iain Greenwood owner of 4G Water. Purchasing the services of a qualified and reputable company to manage and keep safe commercial water supplies is critical for the safety of ones employees, visitors and customers.Today we are going to discuss how the past year has impacted 4G Water and how 4G have survived and thrived throughout the pandemic and the ensuing political turmoil. Website: https://4gwater.co.uk/LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/iain-greenwood-9ba27510bEmail: [email protected] THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/31/202245 minutes, 52 seconds
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Developing your negotiation skills will save you money, time and effort. My guest expert, Mark Herschberg, will help you achieve your negotiation goals.

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm very pleased to introduce you to mark Herschberg from New York City, author of "The Career Toolkit - essential skills for success that no one taught you" and developer of the accompanying app.  Mark studied at MIT, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in physics, a further Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and again on to a Master of Engineering in the same subject, but this time with a specific focus on cryptography. Here he also helped to start the undergraduate practice opportunities program dubbed MIT's career success accelerator where he teaches annually, Mark spent his career launching and developing new business ventures and has considerable knowledge and experience in networking, negotiating, communicating leading and career planning, just to name a few. As a Purchasing and Supply Chain professional, the art of negotiation is a must have skill. Purchasing / Procurement people are exposed to many types and styles of negotiation which are affected by culture, language, terminology, emotions and more. Mark is an expert negotiator and that is the theme for this podcast. Website: https://www.thecareertoolkitbook.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheCareerToolkitBookInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/thecareertoolkit/LinkedIn :https://www.linkedin.com/in/hershey/Twitter:https://twitter.com/CareerToolkitBkABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/17/202242 minutes, 13 seconds
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What are the best methods of surveying your customer feelings about your business? Desi Bolin has just the system to give you detailed feedback.

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm excited to introduce you to Desi Bolin from Washington in America. She is the CEO of Virtually Sourced, a creative solutions company helping businesses grow, create and implement best business practices to help their clients streamline their organizational management.Website: https://virtuallysourced.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/virtuallysourcedInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/virtuallysourced/Twitter: https://twitter.com/vadesireerozaLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/virtuallysourced/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/3/202226 minutes, 15 seconds
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Are negotiation styles different between genders? Flavia Paiva-Ziarnik - Senior Director of Operations at Consus Americas shares her thoughts.

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm excited to introduce you to Flavia Paiva-Ziarnik, Senior Director of Operations in Consus Americas. Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil and now living in Wisconsin, America.Flavia has 15 years of experience in Global Strategic Sourcing and has developed a career in the Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, and Automotive industries both in Brazil and North America. Flavia has a keen focus on new vendor development, Key Performance Indicators, Total Cost of Ownership, Cost reduction, vendor relationship and contract lifecycle management for both direct and indirect spend and much more.She is a Certified Professional in Supply Management, has an MBA in Marketing and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. In this podcast we discuss many Procurement related aspects but with a significant emphasis on negotiation and the differences between male and female purchasers.Website: https://consus-global.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/consusglobal/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConsusGlobalYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf8tKjJBf_xZbmh3X2q86ngLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/flavia-paiva-ziarnik-mba-cpsm-08a56328/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/consus-consulting-group/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/27/202152 minutes, 15 seconds
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How can you launch new products on a budget? Maureen Mwangi shares her thoughts.

PODCAST GUESTToday I'm excited to introduce you to Maureen Mwangi from the state of Texas. Maureen was born in Kenya to entrepreneurial parents with a flair for business success. Being surrounded by innovation, energy and business competence Maureen was soon learning and contributing to the family business and was drawn to product development and marketing. It wasn't long before Maureen then moved to the US to study for a master's degree in marketing. Maureen is a highly sought after at brand growth expert due to her unique track record for launching and scaling notorious brands. She's the creator of the Big Brand Academy, the Product Profit Lab and Startward Consulting and has her own podcast called The Product Entrepreneur. Website: www.startwardconsulting.com Facebook: /startwardconsultingInstagram: @maureenmwangiofficialLinkedIn: /in/maureenmwangi/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/20/202143 minutes, 4 seconds
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How do you attain the mindset for success without the stress. Ken Attard - The Mindset Master from Malta explains.

PODCAST GUESTToday I am excited to introduce you to Ken Attard from the sunny isle of Malta. Ken is a Mindset Master, Life Coach, Business Coach, NLP Master Practitioner, Entrepreneur and strong believer in the power of laughter. Ken has developed and launched a Facebook Group called “Mindset Malta” that is focused on the support and development of Entrepreneurs, new and seasoned. He has also developed the Arc Method, a process to help you to shift your thinking.Today we are going to be discussing mindset, the Arc Method and many things related.Website: https://adaptandpivotnow.com/Website: https://successfulentrepreneurnow.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/MindsetMaltaFacebook Group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/mindsetmaltaentrepreneursLinkedIn :https://www.linkedin.com/in/ken-attard-00a5a4173/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/6/202157 minutes, 45 seconds
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Can success be replicated from the study of others? Robert Raymond Riopel, author of "Success Left a Clue", shares his knowledge.

Hello, and welcome to The Real Life Buyer. Joining me today is the author of "Success Left a Clue" Robert Raymond Riopel. Robert is a highly sought after trainer and speaker, and has personally taught over an incredible, ¼ of a million people.After transforming from $150,000 in debt and stressed out, to completely Financially Free by the age of 32, Robert discovered his passion for training others. Robert only teaches from his personal experiences, struggles and wins. He is the author of the international best selling book "Success Left A Clue", is an App Designer and a Serial Entrepreneur.Website: https://successleftaclue.com/Facebook:@TheRobertRiopelLinkedIn :https://www.linkedin.com/in/realtraining/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rrriopel/Dreamboard appwww.successleftaclue.com/amentoraABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/22/202147 minutes, 1 second
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How does leadership differ in political and military environments? Darrell Williams (former White House Communication Officer) shares his insights.

Hello, and welcome to The Real Life Buyer. Today, I'm excited to introduce you to Darrell Williams from Compton in California. Darrell came from a tough neighborhood to go on an incredible journey leading up to his time in the White House. As a former communications agency officer, recognized by former President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton. He continues his career today as an inspirational speaker and as the CEO of Alliance seminars coaching. Darrell celebrates an exemplary 20 year career of military service, enjoying the honor of traveling on Air Force 2 providing 24 hour emergency communication support to the Vice President. What I am so pleased to do today is discuss the subject of leadership with a man that has been immersed in a community of disciplined and powerful leaders for much of his life.Website: https://www.allianceseminars.org/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allianceseminarsLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrellwilliams/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/8/202159 minutes, 49 seconds
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How does one find a way of managing loss and set back? With Vivian Cobb.

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerToday I am extremely pleased to introduce you to Vivian Cobb from Colorado.Now there are times when someone can experience a serious loss or set back. Perhaps their business has failed, they or a partner has received a significant medical diagnosis, or a business partner has unexpectedly left, or worse, passed away. Under these stressful or tragic circumstances people are not always in the state of mind to deal with the event and subsequently they suffer and potentially struggle to recover and move forward with their lives for quite some time.If a friend, colleague, business partner or loved one suffers such a loss you may wish to be able to help them break through the blocks and despair they are experiencing, and support them in the best way possible, at just the right time. I am therefore very lucky to have Vivian join us today who is a well known speaker on this matter and who will help us uncover and understand how to identify, and cope with such a situation, if it presents itself.Website: https://Viviancobbspeaking.com/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/viviancobbspeakingLinkedIn :https://www.linkedin.com/in/viviancobbspeakingandrealestate/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/viviancobbspeaking/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBwnGvxxy34v9TaaibsWjfQABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/25/202140 minutes, 14 seconds
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What techniques are there to achieve supplier and business conflict resolution in an effective way? With Jerry Fu.

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerToday I am extremely pleased to introduce you to Jerry Fu from Houston, Texas, USA.Today, I'm excited to introduce you to Jerry Fu from Houston in Texas. Before starting his coaching business, Jerry completed a biology degree at Rice University, which led on to pharmacy school at the University of Tennessee Memphis. After teaching a leadership workshop in 2012, he became inspired to become a pharmacy manager. His coaching services include a one to one coaching, group workshops, and keynote presentations in conflict management.Website: https://www.adaptingleaders.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-fu-pharmd-acc-53710187/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/11/202144 minutes, 25 seconds
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What are the best methods to design and achieve your goals for maximum impact? With Candice & Lauren Henry

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTSCandice & Lauren Henry are highly rated university professors of leadership, and co-founders of Aretios, a company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and young professionals learn how to lead well and live the life they were designed for. These ladies bring over a decade of study in leadership and personal growt,h and 13 years of experience as leadership trainers. Through their work as success and influence strategists, Candice & Lauren help people clarify their purpose, and develop their influence, so that they can live a life full of success, excitement, and meaning.Today our primary topic will be how to design, and achieve the results you’re looking for, through Goals.Instagram: @aretiosofficial @candiceelaineh @lauren.michellehFacebook: Aretios Official (facebook.com/aretiosofficial)Website: www.aretios.com ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is Dave Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/27/202143 minutes, 32 seconds
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Is there significant growth in the inclusion and equality for women in the workplace? With Ann-Marie & Laura Bradbury.

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTSAnn-Marie and Laura Bradbury have melded their expertise and skills in executive recruitment for global business and creative writing to offer high quality content and knowledge in the pursuit of this goal. Ann-Marie works in recruitment as a talent acquisition advisor – she has successfully recruited multiple people into FTSE 500 roles. She has a focus on diversity and recruitment. Laura is a copywriter who has interviewed brand CEO’s and now runs a successful relationship blog. Website: https://agoodday.careers/Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/agoodday.careersPinterest :https://www.pinterest.co.uk/AGoodDayCareers/Linktree :https://linktr.ee/AgooddaycareersABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/13/202135 minutes, 41 seconds
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How to overcome the fear of promoting yourself, so you may create income and impact on your terms? With Brittany Sherell.

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTBrittany is a Coach, Corporate Trainer, Speaker, Podcaster and the author of “The Fulfillment Factor”. This book is aimed at high achieving women and I quote “unveils how to unlock a sense of purpose and unwavering self-assurance so that you can live with more meaning and lead with more confidence.”Brittany has a BA in Behavioural Sciences, an MA in Organisational Change in Leadership, an MA in Education and is working on becoming a Doctor of Education.Recently Brittany suffered a temporary traumatic loss of her eyesight, but irrespective of the medical prognosis, with absolute clarity and determination, she announced that this was neither acceptable or irreversible. I am pleased to say that after 30 days Brittany regained her eyesight in full.Today we are going to discuss how to overcome the fear of promoting yourself, so you may create income and impact on your terms.Website:       https://brittanysherell.com/Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/brittany.elam/LinkedIn :      https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittanysherell/Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/brittanysherell/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services with business from Asia to the USA and Europe. I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/30/202143 minutes, 28 seconds
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Do we suffer 'conditioning' and where does the human design fit with this? With Robert Kittridge.

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTToday I'm extremely pleased to introduce you to Robert Kittridge.Having started his career as an auto mechanic, Robert has served as a firefighter for over 30 years, demonstrating that he was prepared to put his life on the line for the protection of others. Having proven his dedication and capability to keep his nerve under pressure, lead others and work in a highly organized team. Robert uses this considerable pool of knowledge and experience to coach, train and speak professionally. Today, we're going to discuss the subject of conditioning and touch on The Human Design. Website : https://www.robertkittridge.com/Website : Unlock your Human Design : https://www.robertkittridge.com/unlockWebsite : Free Gift : www.freegiftfromrobert.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/focuspointsolution Twitter : https://twitter.com/FocusPointSolu1LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobkittridge/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed media; Gaming materials; Contracted Services etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/16/202148 minutes, 56 seconds
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What do you believe are the most important mindset shifts necessary for success and why ? With Charlene L Walters PhD

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTToday I'm extremely pleased to introduce you to Charlene Walters.Charlene has overcome considerable challenges in her life and achieved incredible success as an Author,  Speaker, Business & Branding Mentor, Corporate Trainer,  TV Host & Media Contributor and so much more. Our conversation was a joy as we discussed a whole range of subjects including her recently launched book called "Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur", mindset shifts, overcoming adversity, self belief etc. There is much to learn from this highly intelligent and pleasant lady you cannot aford to miss this episode, purchase her book and follow her work.Website: https://ownyourother.com/ Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/CharleneWaltersPhDInstagram:@ CharleneWaltersPhDTwitter:@CWaltersPhDLinkedIn :@CharleneWaltersPhDYoutube:@CharleneWaltersPhDABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed media; Gaming materials; Contracted Services etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/2/202143 minutes, 13 seconds
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Discover what is 'resilience in the workplace' and how resilience training can empower people and the business, with Tamzin Hall

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTToday I'm extremely pleased to introduce you to Tamzin Hall.Tamzin is the founder of two businesses. So first of all, she is the founder of The Interview Cheerleader, which helps individuals to interview success, by really supporting people with their confidence and their self esteem, really succeeding in their interview, and in the workplace. And then she is also the founder of The People Centric Business. The people centric business puts the the individual at the center of the business, because at the end of the day, Tazmin states that people are the businesses and the most important customer, "if we treat our staff the right way, then they're going to stay and they're going to treat our customers the right way".Website: thepeoplecentricbusiness.comWebsite: theinterviewcheerleader.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepeoplecentricbusiness/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepeoplecentricbusinessLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-people-centric-business/ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed media; Gaming materials; Contracted Services etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
7/19/202153 minutes, 46 seconds
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How Akashic Records are important for your business. Featuring expert, Rai OBrien.

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTToday I'm extremely pleased to introduce you to Rai OBrien where we discuss Akashic Records and their use for business.Rai was born and bred in Australia and has developed her own system called the Akashic Business Alignment System. Here she help business owners make a unique connection with their business to discover what they need to do to take their busines to the next level. Rai has a unique gift, passed on and developed under the care and influence of her mother where she is able to reveal the blocks that is holding ones business back, the actions required to  release a new energy and drive to pilot the business in the optimum direction and clarity for success. Join me and discover a new way of thinking. Website www.raisspace.comInstagram @raisspace Facebook www.Facebook.com/groups/abacom ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range of products and services including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed media; Gaming materials; Contracted Services etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about self development, business improvement, saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
7/5/202138 minutes, 57 seconds
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Embracing food allergies and intolerances to enable a catering business to thrive, with Heather Landex - Food Safety Expert

Hello and welcome to The Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTToday I'm extremely pleased to interview food safety consultant Heather Landex. Heather has worked within the food industry for over 20 years, has practiced her profession in multiple countries, and brings extensive experience to the table and been involved in the Olympic Games, well known catering brands and Michelin star restaurants. In addition Heather has recently published her first book: Inclusive, the new Exclusive : How the food industry can stop leaving money on the table. Website: https://members.heatherlandex.com/Facebook: @heatherlandex Food Safety ExpertInstagram:@heatherlandexLinkedIn :@heatherlandexABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for well over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: https://www.thereallifebuyer.co.uk/Find and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
6/21/202150 minutes, 20 seconds
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How self improvement, building confidence and enhancing our skills and techniques are vital for your success, with Ambitious Journey

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview the ladies behind Ambitious Journey.I stumbled across social media posts by Angie & Lana and have been following them for some time. I became interested in how their advice may be utilised by Buyers wishing to motivate themselves and may be applied to day to day work. The ladies were very kind to accept my invitation to discuss their areas of expertise.CONTACT DETAILS Website :      Work in progressFacebook :    https://www.facebook.com/ambitious.journey/Instagram :   https://www.instagram.com/ambitious.journey/LinkedIn :      linkedin.com/in/ambitious-journey-32961b207Tik Tok :         @ambitious.journeyABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; OEM manufactured products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; and Contractor Services.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
6/8/202145 minutes, 13 seconds
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How to market yourself, create and implement a stress-free, reliable lead generation system so you can focus on what you do best, with Liana Ling - The Lead Generation Queen

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Liana Ling, owner of the Power Up Strategy from Toronto, Canada.As a Buyer I am intrigued to understand the how to source and interact with professional marketeers. In this podcast I discuss this, Lead Generation and other related social media aspects.ABOUT LIANALiana has emerged from the legal profession and redefined herself as a highly skilled and professional marketeer. She is passionate about lead generation and helping her clients develop their business, and their strategies, to grow and scale. Hear about the "red velvet rope" policy, what questions to ask a marketeer, selecting a marketing agency, meeting preparations and much more.CONTACT DETAILS Website :      https://powerupstrategy.com/Email:           [email protected] :    https://www.facebook.com/powerupstrategy/Instagram :   https://www.instagram.com/theleadgenqueen/Twitter :        https://twitter.com/powerupstrategyLinkedIn :      https://www.linkedin.com/in/lianalingABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; OEM manufactured products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; and Contractor Services.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
5/25/202146 minutes, 40 seconds
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How a person can create their own business, source ethical products and launch into Ecommerce, with Sandy Lipo of the Good Roots Barn

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Sandy Lipo. Owner of the Good Roots Barn residing in Okehampton nestled in the beautiful county of Devon.From a passion for gardening and the love of the environment the Good Roots Barn has been born. Learn how, with hard work, trial and error Sandy has learned to source, purchase, distribute, market and sell her products through Ecommerce and social media.ABOUT SANDYWhere a passion for gardening, the love of the environment and the need for a solution collide an idea forms and an Entrepreneur with drive and energy is born.How to purchase your gardening essentials whilst protecting the environment became a real challenge for Sandy. Her quest to avoid plastic in the products she purchased became such a difficulty, she decided to take action. Sandy's story is an inspiration. Undaunted by obstacles, her and her partner set to work to work with other businesses, and in particular other SME's, to bring environmentally friendly products to the gardeners world. Listen to her story and prepare to be inspired.CONTACT DETAILS Website :      https://www.goodrootsbarn.co.uk/Instagram :   https://www.instagram.com/goodrootsbarn/Facebook :    https://www.facebook.com/goodrootsbarn/Twitter :         https://twitter.com/GoodRootsBarnLinkedIn :      https://www.linkedin.com/company/goodrootsbarn/Pinterest :     https://www.pinterest.co.uk/goodrootsbarn/Email :             [email protected] THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
5/11/202156 minutes, 44 seconds
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Selecting a Chiropractor and how they coped and adjusted in a pandemic, with Karen Philip of Lushington Chiropractic Clinic

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Karen Philip.Buying the services of a Chiropractor is a critical decision for your physical well being.Make a wise choice, choose the right practitioner for you. Your posture is literally in their hands.ABOUT KARENDC, MChiro, BPrimEd, Doctor of Chiropractic and Lushington Chiropractic ClinicKaren Philip is a registered chiropractor with The General Chiropractic Council and earned her Masters in Chiropractic at McTimoney Chiropractic College.Lushington Chiropractic is a multi-award winning clinic in Eastbourne town centre treating patients of all ages. With a highly qualified and experienced team have over 80 years of experience between them, they are happy to offer a no quibble, two-week money back satisfaction guarantee.CONTACT DETAILS AND MORE Website address:    https://chirocare.co.uk/Blog:                               https://backblog.co.uk/Facebook:                  @LushingtonChiropracticInstagram:                  https://www.instagram.com/lushington_chiropracticEmail:                            [email protected] no:                           +44 1323 722499 ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
4/27/202144 minutes
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Don't struggle to get what you want. Learn how to grow and improve your life and business, with Steve D Sims, The Bluefishing King.

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Steve D Sims.I discovered Steve around a year ago through his podcast "The Art of Making Things Happen". I then devoured his book "Bluefishing" and have joined his membership group "The Sims Distillery". In this interview I wanted to learn more about the people and purchasing skills and techniques that Steve uses when engaging "suppliers" to make his clients dreams become reality.ABOUT STEVEDo you know anyone that’s worked with Sir Elton John or Elon Musk, sent people down to see the wreck of the Titanic on the sea bed or closed museums in Florence for a private dinner party and then had Andrea Bocelli serenade them while they eat their pasta – you do nowQuoted as “The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine, Steve Sims is a action oriented change agent with an incredibly successful podcast. He is the best selling author of "Bluefishing- the art of making things happen”, a sought-after coach and a speaker, owner of multiple businesses, straight talking, avid biker that give incredible value to his followers through his insights and interviews with A list entrepreneurs and thought leaders. CONTACT DETAILS AND MORE Join Steve's inner circle – The Sims Distillery - https://simsdistillery.comWebsite - https://www.stevedsims.comPodcast – The Art of Making Things Happen - https://www.stevedsims.com/podcast/The Book – Bluefishing – The Art of Making Things Happen - https://www.stevedsims.com/book/FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/stevedsims/Twitter: https://twitter.com/stevedsims1IG: https://www.instagram.com/stevedsimsLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sdsims/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/stevedsimsABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing and service industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts,  rolled and extruded products; PPE; 3PL services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services......I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connectio
4/13/202150 minutes, 55 seconds
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How to achieve business growth, through content creation and social media leverage, with Jenny Knighting of Nutcracker Agency

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Jenny Knighting, Founder and Owner of Nutcracker Agency based in Sutton, England.Selecting and purchasing the services of a marketing agent can have a massive impact upon your business. Make sure you select the right company.ABOUT NUTCRACKER AGENCYIf you are seeking to level up your business though the use of professional marketing experts then you need not look any further than Nutcracker Agency. This highly competent team have skills extending far and wide, delivering Content development and Communication, Social Media marketing via Twitter, Instagram,  Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest; Design development, Lead Generation and PR.CONTACT DETAILS https://www.nutcrackeragency.com/Telephone: +44 (0)20 3941 0305Email: [email protected]://www.linkedin.com/company/nutcracker-agencyhttps://twitter.com/NutcrackerSMhttps://www.instagram.com/nutcrackeragency/https://twitter.com/JennyKnightingABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/30/202139 minutes, 25 seconds
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Uncovering the challenges facing the UK residential property market and revealing tips and tricks in buying and selling process with Daniel Crick - Ginger and Sanders

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Daniel Crick.Buying and selling a property has to be one of the most important decisions we make in our life. Make sure you listen the sound advice on this decision here.ABOUT DANIEL CRICKDaniel Crick heads up the residential sales division of Ginger and Sanders Property Sales and Lettings Agency. He’s been an estate agent for 15 years, starting as a Junior Negotiator and has progressed rapidly to become the Sales Director and a Partner in the business. CONTACT DETAILS FOR, GINGER & SANDERS PROPERTY SALES & LETTINGS AGENCYWebsite : www.gssalesandlettings.com Facebook : #gingerandsandersInstagram : @gssalesandlettingsTwitter : @GingerSandersPREmail : [email protected] : (+44) 1323701702ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/16/202145 minutes, 42 seconds
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Exploring the challenges facing high street retail and how a pandemic and Brexit are impacting the way the business operates, with Wes Mechen - Tempo Running Store

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Wes Mechen.Athletes, from newbies to professionals need to buy the right products for the job to prevent injury and enhance performance. Foot wear is one of the most critical pieces of equipment you need so learn from the expert here.ABOUT WES MECHENWes is the owner of The Tempo Run Shop based in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England. His store specifically helps those looking to take up and develop their running, from novice to professional, by providing them the optimum performance trainers / running shoes to work with their body to give the best performance and support for the individual, whether they are running on tarmac or trail routes, seeking to just achieve a 5K, marathons, or more challenging events. CONTACT DETAILS FOR, The Tempo Run ShopWebsite : www.temposhop.co.ukFacebook : @temporunshopInstagram : @temposhopukTwitter : @temposhopukABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
3/2/202144 minutes, 11 seconds
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Selecting and engaging a competent and knowledgeable Structural Surveyor, with John Loades - Chartered Structural Engineer

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview John Loades.When seeking to purchase the services of a Structural Engineer start at the top and learn from the experts.ABOUT JOHN LOADESJohn is a highly qualified Chartered Structural Engineer living and working in the South East of England. Having graduated in 1991 with a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering he studied hard to achieve Chartered status in 1995. John has a particular passion for working with old, historic and listed buildings from barn conversions to repairs being undertaken on Dover Castle.John's thirst for his trade as taken him further into working with the latest technologies and is a keen user and practitioner of 3D software applications which he discusses in this podcast episode.CONTACT DETAILS FOR, John Loades of Hazelind Consultants LimitedWebsite : https://www.hazelind.ukLinkedIn : @hazelindABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/16/202155 minutes, 21 seconds
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Starting an online retail business, publishing an Award Winning book and launching her own coaching business, with Julie Lawal (Procurement Professional, Author and Entrepreneur)

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Julie Lawal. Entrepreneur, Ecommerce expert, author and purchasing professional.ABOUT JULIE LAWALJulie is a qualified purchasing professional with a positive outlook on life and drive for self improvement. Having worked in corporate purchasing and dealt with a major challenge in her personal life, she picked her self up and went on to create an online retail business, publish an award winning book and launch her own coaching business. Real Life Buyer listeners are able to access her book for free. Listen for the web link in this episode.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR JULIE LAWALWebsite : www.julielawal.comEmail : www.julielawal.com/contactCONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
2/2/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 16 seconds
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How to successfully purchase IT hardware from the right supplier, with IT Purchasing Professional Phil Hill

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview IT Purchasing professional Phil Hill.ABOUT PHILPhil has been a Purchasing professional for many years and is a specialist in IT procurement. His career has enabled him to have gathered substantial experience of the procurement of IT systems, software and hardware and brought him in direct contact with many large corporates and technology specialists.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/19/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 33 seconds
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Purchasing considerations when investing in an iconic motorcycle brand, with Steve Willis, Dealer Principal of Sykes Harley Davidson

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Steve Willis, Managing Director and Dealer Principle of Sykes Harley-Davidson. Looking to purchase your next Harley-Davidson?Hear the latest news for the 2021 line up.ABOUT SYKES HARLEY DAVIDSONSykes Harley-Davidson is located only short distances from Eastbourne, Lewis and Brighton on the A22 at Holmes Hill on the south east coast of England. This well established business has sold the Harley-Davidson range of motorcycles for many years and prides itself on its reputation for sales, service and the production of outstanding custom motorcycles. This reputation is backed up by one of the largest Chapter Memberships in England, over 400 strong, called the 1066 Chapter which is the only Chapter worldwide named only with numbers.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR SYKES HARLEY-DAVIDSONWebsite : http://www.sykeshd.comInstagram : @sykes_hdInstagram: @Speed_and_CustomFacebook : Sykes Harley-DavidsonEmail : [email protected]: 00 44 1825 872003CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
1/5/20211 hour, 25 minutes, 8 seconds
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Selecting solar power systems for your home or business with Adrian Williams, MD of Solar Technology International

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely pleased to interview Adrian Williams, Managing Director and Owner of Solar Technology International. Where local design, global manufacture and distribution come together. Make sure you understand what solar products and services a buyer should undrstand.ABOUT THE COMPANYSolar Technology International was founded in 2000 by Adrian Williams and is now celebrating its twentieth year of bringing outstanding  and groundbreaking solar products to the global market. This business is based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, not particularly far from the beautiful Cotswolds. The company is a leader in the design and installation in solar power technology covering applications including solar panels for domestic and commercial property (PVE),  solar panels for caravans, motorhomes and custom applications (PV Logic), solar lighting solutions (Solarmate), solar power hubs (Hubi) and advanced lithium batteries (Lifos). Products to provide you with power at your finger tips, reduced energy costs, that are environmentally friendly, all delivered by high quality products, covered by superb warranties.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR SOLAR TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONALWebsite : www.solartechnology.co.ukInstagram : @solartechintEmail : [email protected]: 00 44 1684 774000CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/22/202058 minutes, 58 seconds
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Navigating the journey from a high street business to become a successful on line retailer, with Tegen Rowett of Tegen Accessories

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am extremely please to interview Tegen Rowett. A business owner with strong retail and on line business sales experience. Learn how sourcing, buying, logistics and retail combine for a successful on line SME. ABOUT THE GUESTTegen Rowett started her retail business in Brighton, England in 2012 having been previously been made redundant from the business after it ceased to trade. Here she saw her opportunity to take the business she loved so much, forge a stronger relationship with the primary supplier and relaunch the business in her style. It was not much longer she added an on-line trading business as well and grew her business to further heights. Tegen has strong values, strives for perfection whilst managing a team with care and consideration that brings the best out in people. Hear how she has moved the business on, battled with Covid and is planning for Brexit. ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR TEGEN ACESSORIESWebsite : www.tegenaccessories.co.uk instagram : @tegenaccessories Email : [email protected] CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Website: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukEmail: [email protected] and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
12/8/202042 minutes, 4 seconds
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Choosing and engaging an Entertainment Attorney, with Gordon P Firemark, the "Podcast Lawyer"

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I honoured to be exploring Entertainment Law with "The Podcast Lawyer" himself, Mr Gordon P Firemark. When purchasing such legal services what do you need?ABOUT THE GUESTMr Gordon P Firemark is a highly respected Entertainment Lawyer based in Los Angeles, California and is known as "The Podcast Lawyer". He has produced and featured in many podcasts and has a drive to support and help people develop their podcasting work in to legitimate and legal businesses. He has a Facebook Group called the Legit Podcast Pro and is soon to re-open a training course for podcasters wishing to monetize their work and become legit. ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc. I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR GORDON FIREMARKWebsite 1 : thepodcastlawyer.com Website 2 : firemark.com Website 3 : legitpodcastpro.com Handle : @gfiremark CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukFind and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/24/202043 minutes, 45 seconds
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Bearings are critical components in many machines, so what do you need to know when selecting and buying replacements? With Nick O'Neill - CEO of NTN Bearings Limited

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am exploring the world of high precision bearing manufacture and distribution. If you need to buy bearings what do you need to know? Purchasing professionals need to make sure their bearing supplier delivers proven product performance, on time, time after time.ABOUT THE GUESTNick O'Neill has worked his way up through the ranks of NTN to now become the UK Managing Director. He started his 31 year career with NTN in 1989 as an Internal Sales Administrator, he then moved in to Engineering in 1997 before moving in to the commercial world of sales in late 1998 becoming the Head of UK Sales in 2004. Having proven himself since then in a number of career positions, he took the position of Managing Director at the end of March 2020.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc. I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR NTN UK LIMITEDWebsite: www.ntnglobal.comEmail: [email protected] telephone number: 00 44 1543 445 000CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: www.thereallifebuyer.co.ukFind and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
11/10/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 23 seconds
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Leaking roof repairs can be expensive, so how do you ensure your contractor gives you great service and value for money? With Ben Clear - CRB Building and Roofing

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am exploring the world of Roofing Contractors and am very pleased to introduce Ben Clear, Director of CRB Building and Roofing.Do you need to purchase the services of a roofing specialist?Dealing with roofing repairs or even a complete replacement is an important decision. Choose the wrong contractor and you may be in for further repairs and damage.Are you comfortable with choosing such an important contractor?Would you like to know what accreditations and checks you should make?What questions do you need to ask and what best practices should you expect?Should you have worries about both your and your contractors insurances?These questions and many more will be discussed, so sit back, relax and listen to the Real Life BuyerABOUT THE GUESTBen joined his fathers business in 2006 and became the Contracts Manager. In 2008 Ben took a 50 per cent share of the business and became a director of the business. Then in 2010, after developing a colleague to take his role as Contracts Manager he stepped in to the Managing Directors shoes. Ben has grown the business and implemented new technologies, systems and processes. Ben now sits on the Federation of Master Builders National Standards Committee.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a wide range of products and services including, but not limited to, Capital Equipment; Recruitment; Finished, semi finished and raw manufactured parts and materials; Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) products; Logistics services; Printed media; Gaming materials; Contractor Services etc. I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR CRB BUILDING AND ROOFINGWebsite: www.crbcontractors.co.ukEmail: [email protected] Office telephone number: 00 44 1323 727200 CONTACT ME, THE REAL LIFE BUYER @Email: [email protected]: thereallifebuyer.co.ukFind and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/27/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 37 seconds
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Do you need HR expertise but cannot afford your own resource? There is so much to learn from Rebecca Bull, Owner and Director of My HR Hub.

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.Buying your Human Resource support and competence is a key business decision.In this episode I have the absolute pleasure to interview Rebecca Bull, the Owner and Creator of My HR Hub based in Nottingham. ABOUT THE GUESTRebecca and I worked together at a previous employer where she demonstrated the most wonderful people empathy and HR skills I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. Rebecca is highly qualified in all things HR Management and extremely well respected in her profession and by those businesses she works with. She has an unwavering focus on people and will not waver from her values and beliefs in the assurance that people are managed fairly, ethically, and to the letter of the law by competent managers. She demonstrates the respect she deserves by being the right hand HR support at board level with her clients, helping to guide and develop the businesses and people for growth, development and a superior working environment for all.In this interview we will touch on the awards her business has achieved and dive into such subjects as:-Her HR Model to create solutions for businesses Her partnering approach with other businesses to create a different business model.HR infrastructureCreating solid teamsCloud based HR softwareBeing a "One stop shop for HR advice and consultancy"Employee engagementProactive HRThe HR ClubWeekly Zoom training sessionsWhat to look for in an outsourced HR service providerand so much more. This interview is full of incredible insights and actions a highly performing HR service can  provide.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr. I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years, across a wide range of products and services including, but not limited to, Capital Equipment; Recruitment; Finished, semi finished and raw manufactured parts and materials; Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) products; Logistics services; Printed media; Gaming materials; Contractor Services etc. I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues, and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR MyHRHub @Email: [email protected]: https://www.myhrhub.co.uk/LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/rebecca-bull-fcipd-my-hr-hub-and-my-hr-clubFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/myhrhub/Twitter: https://twitter.com/myhrhubInstagram: https://instagram/myhrhubCONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: thereallifebuyer.co.ukFind and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
10/13/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 35 seconds
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How do you successfully find and select building contractor services? Hear how, with Martin Tonks - Colbran & Wingrove Ltd.

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.Purchasing the services of Building Contractors can be a worry. What is good buying practice ?In this episode I am exploring the world of building contractors and am very pleased to introduce Martin Tonks, one of the Directors of the Eastbourne based company Colbran & Wingrove Limited, an extremely professional, well established and reputable business.Colbran & Wingrove are a family based firm that celebrated 50 years of service to the local community on the 1st March 2017.Choosing the right contractor for building services can be a difficult and often stressful decision. For small works, the risks of dealing with a rogue trader are low but when your expenditure moves in to thousands of pounds the stakes are raised and the criticality of the works being performed properly, by skilled workmen, to time and budget will be significant.This podcast will help you to consider :-How to select the right building contractor for you?What questions to ask?What qualifications and competencies the contractor should hold and maintain?How to engage the contractor, develop and manage the relationship?and much more.ABOUT THE GUESTMartin is an accomplished and experienced project manager. His career started with Walter Llewellyn & Sons where he remained for 25 years working for names such as English Heritage and the De Vere Hotels Group. He subsequently joined Rok for six years and relished their innovative approach and desire to drive change and improve peoples’ perceptions of the industry.Having joined Colbran & Wingrove in 2007, Martin works closely alongside Russell and finds the diversity of the firm’s client base and work hugely rewarding.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc. I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DETAILS FOR COLBRAN & WINGROVEWebsite: http://www.colbranwingrove.co.uk/Email: [email protected] telephone number: 00 44 1323 729025Facebook: @colbranwingrove.co.ukInstagram: colbranwingroveLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/colbran-and-wingrove-ltd/CONTACT ME, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected]: thereallifebuyer.co.ukFind and Follow me @reallifebuyer on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
9/29/202054 minutes, 16 seconds
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Confused by social media and want to learn more? Listen and learn with Mina O'Brien - Ditzy Media Ltd

Welcome to The Real Life Buyer.How are your social media skills? Are they sufficient for business use? When seeking to buy in such skills and competence what should a Purchaser be considering?If you are new to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google My Business, or are thinking about a new business venture using social media platforms to market your offering, then you need to understand how to use them and the power they have that you can use to your advantage.In this episode I will be discussing Social Media with Mina O'Brien. Mina offers Social Media Training, Strategy and Consultancy services to her business clients.Wouldn't you like to know more about this subject?Are you using Social Media to your best advantage?What tips and techniques could you learn or could you be missing out on?ABOUT THE GUESTOriginally from London, Mina moved to Sussex in 1999 and worked for over 15 years at East Sussex County Council Trading StandardsIn 2011,  she started posting photos mainly of Eastbourne and Sussex to Twitter & Instagram (@ditzyladym) which is where I began to develop a passion for social media.In 2014, Ditzy Media was born – and became a Limited and VAT registered company in 2017 employing a small team. She is the Director and responsible for, amongst other things, delivering social media training to local businesses and organisations.Passionate about supporting businesses and charities. Proud to be a Director of Eastbourne Unltd Chamber of Commerce and the Eastbourne & District Enterprise Agency Ltd.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr.I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a wide range of products and services including capital equipment; recruitment; castings; machined parts; fabricated parts; mouldings; rolled and extruded products; PPE; logistics services; printed books and boxes; gaming materials; and many contractor services. I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT DITZY MEDIADitzy Media website: https://www.ditzymedia.com/Ditzy Media LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/minaobrien/Ditzy Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DitzyMediaEastbourneDitzy Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/DitzymediaDitzy Media Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/ditzymedia/Ditzy Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Ditzymedia/CONTACT MEEmail: [email protected]: thereallifebuyer.co.ukDisclaimerThe views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take based upon the information provided is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with such information.
9/15/202036 minutes, 48 seconds
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How do you ensure your water is safe to drink ? Hear from an expert in water testing and hygiene, Iain Greenwood - 4G Water Ltd

Welcome to the Real Life Buyer.In this episode I am interviewing the owner of 4G Water Limited, a provider of Water Treatment and Hygiene Services, to determine what a Commercial Buyer / Purchaser should be considering when buying such services.If you run a commercial business, the Health and Safety of your employees will be of paramount importance. One of the key aspects of this is to ensure the water your employees drink, shower with and use in day to day operations is safe and treated. No one wants their employees to become ill. Everyone should expect to work in a safe environment.Ever heard about Legionella, E-Coli, limescale, little used outlets, water temperature testing, water tank treatments ....?Today you can start to learn about these terms and become aware of your legal obligations and those of your employer when dealing with water management.Particularly after the lock down being experienced all around the world during the Covid-19 epidemic, or after any prolonged period of time when water supplies and systems have not been used, you need to know how what needs to be done with your water before either your employees, or your customers return to the business and turn that tap on.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr but answer to Dave to name one other !I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.CONTACT 4G WATER @4G Water website: https://4gwater.co.uk/LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/iain-greenwood-9ba27510bEmail: [email protected] me, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected] views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with any information provided.
8/25/202034 minutes, 7 seconds
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Welcome to The Real Life Buyer. I help CPO's, their teams and You to learn, grow and thrive in life and career.

Welcome to "The Real Life Buyer" podcast.Have you ever regretted spending your money on the wrong product?Ever worried about your purchasing choices?How do you choose a reputable contractor or supplier that will do a great job and leave you wanting to recommend them to your friends and family?What questions do you need to ask?What research do you need to do?Fearful of being taken for a ride?How do you prepare for a meeting?How do you organise yourself and others?Do you want to know more about Logistics, Supplier Development, KPI's?How do you measure supplier performance?What accreditations and qualifications should you look for and why?Would you like to listen to Experts and Professionals from Industry and hear how Purchasing Professionals go about buying in their areas of expertise?Spending both yours, and particularly others money can be stressful. We are all faced with small and large financial decisions that can affect yourself, your family, perhaps friends and your career. During this introduction you can find out a little about me, my values and beliefs but more importantly why you need to listen to this podcast. Every episode will give you the opportunity to learn tips, techniques, knowledge and experiences from those who have and are working at the coal face, getting their hands dirty and practicing what they preach.ABOUT THE HOSTMy name is David Barr but answer to Dave to name one other !I have been working as a Purchasing Manager for over 20 years and have had the joy of working in various manufacturing industries throughout this time.I have signed contracts for many millions of pounds Sterling over these years across a range including, but not limited to Capital Equipment; Recruitment services; Finished, semi finished and raw products including castings, machined parts, fabricated parts, moulded parts, rolled and extruded products; PPE; Carriage and Logistics services; Printed books and boxes; Gaming materials; Contractor Services including building, plumbing, roofing, AC, maintenance etc. So I think it fair to say the depth and breadth of my knowledge is reasonable.I am passionate about saving money, buying quality goods and services, developing positive and effective working relationships with suppliers and colleagues and driving improvement through out the supply chain.Now I wish to share this knowledge and that of highly skilled and competent people with you, the listener, in order that you may hopefully benefit from this information.Contact me, The Real Life Buyer @Email: [email protected] views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast are those solely of the host and guest(s) involved and do not reflect the views of any other individual or company. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any l
8/25/20209 minutes, 2 seconds