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What Most People Don't Know

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I'm most well-known for my financial leadership in biotech and my ability to wade through a sea of mind-boggling numbers. 

What most people don't know about me, however, is that while finance is my brilliance, my genius is in seeing people deeply.

This means that when I spend just a little bit of time talking with someone, I can very quickly understand who they are on a deeply personal level. I understand their desires, their needs, and ultimately what fills them with inspiration and...

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Biotech Leaders, I See You

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If you are a biotech leader, I have an important message for you. I know what it means to be deeply immersed in biotech. I know what it means to feel proud of making a difference in the health of countless lives. 

I also know what it is to be inside of a corporate system that is supporting you AND, at the same time feeding off of you.

I have been a financial leader for an expansive drug portfolio where I worked on 13 different drugs.

I have been a finance and strategy leader for 8-years...

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Time to Engage in Some Trivial Pursuits

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The summer has been zooming-by (pun intended, I have been living on Zoom lately, you with me?). This has me thinking about how often I have truly stepped back from my work to recharge my batteries so I can be fully present in life. To be honest, it has not been as much as it should be. 

The summertime is usually when the world slows down, and we can take some time to connect with what is really important, but it seems like that has been getting harder to do now that most of us don't have...

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The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace – Amy C. Edmondson

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Success requires a continuous influx of new ideas, new challenges, critical thinking, and the interpersonal environment to feel safe speaking up without fear of repercussions. Leadership expert Amy Edmondson defines a fearless organization as one in which people feel psychologically safe – being protected from ridicule or penalties when they share their ideas, feedback, and constructive criticisms. When this happens, firms benefit from better ideas, more risk-taking, increased learning,...

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