February 21, 2006 - "We completed a strategic sourcing integration plan in January. That's the best way to transition from strategic sourcing as a project to strategic sourcing as another set of tools in the tool box for conducting procurements in general"
February 18, 2006 - The foundation for building strong relationships, said McDonald, starts with boring and simple stuff. "Do what you say you are going to do, bring it in on cost, or raise your hand early"
February 16, 2006 - "Keep a positive attitude. That is contagious. If you are talking about how miserable things are, that will catch on too. A smile on your face during tough times helps the people around you"
February 08, 2006 - "We're in the middle of an intense discussion over whether voting systems that rely on proprietary software, such as Diebold, should be certified or re-certified for use here in California for the 2006 elections"
February 01, 2006 - One student -- assigned 20,000 pushups as discipline -- got 100 students to do them for him with Carter's approval. "I wanted to build great leaders," he explained, and that student went out and built a team