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Top 25 Companies for Pay and Perks (USA Today)

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Understanding The Power Of Our Words

Tanveer Naseer

Granted, this might seem like an obvious answer from someone who regularly writes and speaks about leadership. ” Listening to Qahtani’s words, I was reminded of two leaders and how their words served to shape how others viewed and responded to their leadership.

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A Lesson On Bringing Out The Best In Those You Lead

Tanveer Naseer

Sharing some of these insights has brought to mind a question I was asked recently following one of my presentations on leadership. Dan was the president of a biotechnology company where I served in my first middle management role.

How to Compete Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders

Skip Prichard

Being a corporate entrepreneur has a profound effect on both your reputation for innovation and your prospects for leadership opportunities. What better way to signal that you have leadership capabilities? Innovation Capital. A great idea may not be enough to build a great business.

Why You Should Care About The Revenue Forecast

The Idolbuster

I heard a cautionary tale from “George” the former VP of marketing at a mid-sized biotechnology company about how a bogus forecast helped propagate a disaster. <<Previous Post Next Post>> Busting Your Corporate Idol Chapter 9: Paint Your Environment chapter 9 forecasting leadership revenue forecast revenue growth scorpion stress visionaryChapter 9: Paint Your Environment: Part 5.

A Simple Workaround to Overcome the Bureaucratic Mindset

Tanveer Naseer

Russell is an educational psychologist, author, executive coach and management consultant whose clients include Fortune 500 executives in aerospace, healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, information technology, telecommunications and oil and gas. Some other posts you may enjoy: A Springtime Reminder on Leadership, Communication, and Collaboration. Are You Fitting Employee Personality Into Your Leadership Puzzle? The following is a guest post by Russell Bishop.

Developing Global Leaders Is America's Competitive Advantage

Harvard Business Review

Here at Harvard Business School, Dean Nitin Nohria has revamped HBS's MBA curriculum to emphasize practical leadership and global experiences. American companies send their most promising leaders abroad for global leadership assignments. French pharmaceutical company Sanofi recently acquired Boston-based Genzyme to tap into America's intellectual capital in biotechnology. Global business Leadership development

7 Charts Show How Political Affiliation Shapes U.S. Boards

Harvard Business Review

Our limited sample suggests that both groups agree that board leadership should serve as champions of board diversity, but they differ on the policies they advocate to increase board diversity. Are corporate boards as polarized politically as the general population?

Why Women Feel More Stress at Work

Harvard Business Review

In one study, female and male MBA students were paired and asked to negotiate the purported purchase of a biotechnology plant. Everyone in today’s supercharged workplaces experiences stress.

Developing Mindful Leaders

Harvard Business Review

Organizations invest billions annually on a success curriculum known as "leadership development," which ends up leaving so much on the table. In other words, what if cultivating a successful inner life was front and center on the leadership agenda? That was the question Todd Pierce asked himself in 2006 after years of experimenting with the full menu of trainings, meetings, and competency models in his capacity as CIO of biotechnology giant Genentech.

Talent Management: Boards Give Their Companies an "F"

Harvard Business Review

What would this leadership look like over time? pharmaceuticals, biotechnology & life sciences, health care equipment and services); Industrials (e.g., What is top of mind for corporate boards worldwide?

Who's Really Responsible for P&G's Succession Problems?

Harvard Business Review

Where was its leadership bench? Why are so many companies struggling with a crisis of their leadership bench? pharmaceuticals, biotechnology & life sciences, health care equipment and services); Industrials (e.g.,

How to Get Yourself Invited to Important Meetings

Harvard Business Review

Only then would he be able to get a seat at the table, and even take over leadership of the meetings. She was on the legal compliance team at a fast-growing biotechnology company. MINCHU/Getty Images. In a work culture with too many meetings, we often look for tactics to get out of meetings.

How We Built a New Company Culture

Harvard Business Review

I learned this while leading a turnaround of NPS Pharmaceuticals , a biotechnology company that now specializes in creating treatments for rare diseases. medical development experts, regulatory affairs and technical operations leadership, quality assurance/control); the project-management function; and contracted, or outsourced, all other operational activities. My senior executives and I made our values the language of leadership.

Don’t Judge the Economy by the Number of Start-Ups

Harvard Business Review

More new businesses are better for society, right? That’s a common assumption. For instance, take this recent Washington Post piece , headlined, “More businesses are closing than starting. Can Congress help turn that around?” Sounds ominous at first. But wait a minute – is starting more new businesses always a good thing?

Innovative Companies Get Their Best Ideas from Academic Research — Here’s How They Do It

Harvard Business Review

In virtually every advanced field, whether it’s information technology, biotechnology, agriculture, or renewable energy, America holds a leading position. vincent tsui FOR HBR. Since World War II, the U.S. has been an innovation superpower.

Searching for Health Care's Entrepreneurial Spirit

Harvard Business Review

Editor's note: This post is part of a three-week series examining innovation in health care, published in partnership with the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University. And biotechnology and medical devices are among the leading areas for venture capital funding. Learn more about the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.

Teams Solve Problems Faster When They’re More Cognitively Diverse

Harvard Business Review

We worked with a startup biotechnology company. There is much talk of authentic leadership, i.e., being yourself. Looking at the executive teams we work with as consultants and those we teach in the classroom, increased diversity of gender, ethnicity, and age is apparent. Over recent decades the rightful endeavor to achieve a more representative workforce has had an impact. Of course, there is a ways to go, but progress has been made.

Which Nation Has the Best 'Technik'?

Harvard Business Review

trillion in government support for seven "strategic emerging industries," including alternative energy, biotechnology, next-gen IT, high-end manufacturing equipment, and advanced materials. In recent years, business schools have been faulted for being behind the curve in teaching real-world management skills such as leadership, ethics, and navigating political risk.

Five Power Skills for Discovering Radical Ideas

Harvard Business Review

This industry is fueled by advances in chemistry and biotechnology that allow the use of pharmacological and cosmetic therapies in areas where, earlier, surgical intervention was needed. Convergence is not simply about combining ideas and technology; it is a primary leadership competency that allows organizations to design the right future. Innovation starts with new and novel ideas.

Technology Progresses When Business, Government, and Academia Work Together

Harvard Business Review

Other nations may challenge that leadership in one industry or another, but nobody can match the breadth and depth of the United States. By the mid-1980’s, the American semiconductor industry seemed like it was doomed.

How to Revive a Tired Network

Harvard Business Review

When it comes to stepping up to leadership, your network is a tool for identifying new strategic opportunities and attracting the best people to them. Leadership & Managing People Book. Find out how he thinks about leadership and innovation.

Case Study: Is a Promotion Worth Hiding Who You Are?

Harvard Business Review

” Hanguk was a large, fast-growing company with diversified interests spanning electronics, biotechnology, shipping, construction, and chemicals. Hanguk’s leadership would be watching the project closely, because expansion to the Arab world was one of its top strategic objectives.