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Episode 92  |  27:29 min

Creating Alignment With Challenging Internal Customers

Episode 92  |  27:29 min  |  07.15.2019

Creating Alignment With Challenging Internal Customers

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This is a podcast episode titled, Creating Alignment With Challenging Internal Customers. The summary for this episode is: <p>Antonio Humphreys leads marketing procurement at Adobe and joins us to chat about identifying and solving internal challenges. Antonio helps us dispel the myths around challenging internal customers and what we can do to improve these internal relationships. Spoiler alert! A lot of it comes down to <em>Emotional Intelligence</em> (EQ).</p> <p>Antonio delves deep into the human-centered approach procurement professionals need to take to develop great working relationships with internal customers. From there, understanding the relatable elements that are going to establish a good relationship quicker is going to give you a big advantage. You're developing different relationships internally versus with suppliers and Antonio helps us navigate the waters so they don't have to be so stormy!</p> <h2>Outline of This Episode</h2> <ul> <li>[1:43] Anthony’s background in procurement </li> <li>[4:19] Why procurement people struggle to create relationships </li> <li>[9:27] Why it’s necessary to develop emotional intelligence</li> <li>[17:58] How to navigate conflict resolution</li> <li>[20:39] How to develop emotional intelligence</li> </ul> <h2>Resources & People Mentioned</h2> <ul> <li><a href="https://procureconwest.wbresearch.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">ProcureCon</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect with Antonio Humphreys</h2> <ul> <li>Connect on <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/antoniohumphreys/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">LinkedIn</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect With Mark</h2> <ul> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja on Twitter: <a href= "https://twitter.com/NegotiationPod" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> <li>Connect with Mark <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/markraffan/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/company/negotiations-ninja-podcast" target="_blank" rel="noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Connect on Instagram: <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/negotiationpod/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> </ul> <p><a href="https://plinkhq.com/i/1300435924" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja</strong></a></p>

Antonio Humphreys leads marketing procurement at Adobe and joins us to chat about identifying and solving internal challenges. Antonio helps us dispel the myths around challenging internal customers and what we can do to improve these internal relationships. Spoiler alert! A lot of it comes down to Emotional Intelligence (EQ).

Antonio delves deep into the human-centered approach procurement professionals need to take to develop great working relationships with internal customers. From there, understanding the relatable elements that are going to establish a good relationship quicker is going to give you a big advantage. You're developing different relationships internally versus with suppliers and Antonio helps us navigate the waters so they don't have to be so stormy!

Outline of This Episode

  • [1:43] Anthony’s background in procurement 
  • [4:19] Why procurement people struggle to create relationships 
  • [9:27] Why it’s necessary to develop emotional intelligence
  • [17:58] How to navigate conflict resolution
  • [20:39] How to develop emotional intelligence

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with Antonio Humphreys

Connect With Mark

Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja

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