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If you work in L&D or HR and are looking to procure any kind of service, how do you know who to trust? If you work for a vendor or supplier, what approach do you take?
On this week's episode of The Good Practice Podcast, Ross G is joined by L&D buyer Gemma Paterson and L&D seller Danny Seals to explore vendor relationships.
- the characteristics of great supplier relationships
- making the most of conference exhibitions
- the importance of recommendations.
Some of the stats Danny referenced were taken from this infographic by Invesp: invespcro.com/blog/the-importance-of-online-customer-reviews-infographic/
The importance of customer reviews is further covered by Econsultancy at: econsultancy.com/ecommerce-consumer-reviews-why-you-need-them-and-how-to-use-them/
The difficulties created by the 'Spotify Model' are discussed here: agility11.com/blog/2020/6/22/spotify-doesnt-use-the-spotify-model
In 'What I Learned This Week', Gemma spoke about Hans Rosling's book Factfulness: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Factfulness:_Ten_Reasons_We%27re_Wrong_About_the_World_%E2%80%93_and_Why_Things_Are_Better_Than_You_Think
Rosling's TED talk is online at: ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen
The podcast that Ross recommended was 'Great Minds on Learning: The Cognitivists with Donald Clark', available online at: johnhelmerconsulting.com/great-minds-on-learning-the-cognitivists-with-donald-clark/
You can find more about Danny's recommendation service, Venndorly, at: venndorly.com/
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