Virtual programs are not new to us but the need to move our entire portfolio to a virtual platform was unexpected. As we respond to unexpected challenges, whether they are a change in the financial markets, unexpected data, or the loss of a key player, the following tactics may serve you well.
Team dynamics are often a constantly moving target even under normal circumstances. Add a global crisis and getting everyone on the same page at the same time can seem daunting to say the least. Our commitment to each other was the unifying factor that helped us make it to where we are today. Learn how The Leadership Edge Operations Team became stronger as the result of early lessons from the Pandemic.
“I don’t have time to think.” Does that sound familiar?
Pressure, deadlines, milestones, partnering relationships and burn rates are all part of working in a life sciences environment. With constant deadlines looming, it’s easy to get bogged down in day to day, minute by minute thinking.
And yet, with all of this circling around you and your people, we’re in a business driven by innovation. Creativity is critical. Execution may be our driving force, but inspiration has to have room to flourish.
So how do you manage to find time for that? It’s not easy, but maybe a few of these ideas will inspire you.
Finding our way through the pandemic has taught us all a great deal. As we prepare for our new beginning that lies ahead with the anticipated approvals of therapies and vaccines, The Leadership Edge operations team shares their lessons learned from the early days of the pandemic, in hopes that they can be applied today, to create a phenomenal future for us all.
Over the years, so much has changed, from what type of company structure is in vogue, to what is the hottest therapeutic area, to how to best structure teams, project or matrix based. Like the whole world, this industry and the people in it, are constantly experiencing change. And there is no greater change for most, than the changes we are experiencing today. The Leadership Edge founder, Gaylene Xanthopoulos discusses change and shares an insightful exercise that will enable you to drive relevant and meaningful change.
Are you fostering trust & communication in these challenging times? Are you maximizing performance by removing uncertainty? The Leadership Edge founder, Gaylene Xanthopoulos, discusses these issues with practical ways to address them.
You aren’t alone. You are leading through a time where the pace and volume of change has never been greater. This will throw anyone off their game. Our team of experts shared their best coaching tips that will support you in playing your “A game” every day.
With our home now not only serving as our sanctuary, but also our office, meeting room, schoolhouse, elder care facility, and quite frankly, psychologist’s office, how do we make sure we get everything done while also achieving our personal and professional goals? Learn how our team is making it happen. At least most of the time!Read More
Have you always wanted to speak fluent Italian? To be a more patient leader? Or maybe you always promised yourself you would tour the world’s most amazing museums? Read tips on how our team has continued to learn while sheltering at home, wearing their masks, or keeping six feet apart.
Leading through situations you have never faced before; we are in awe of your strength and adaptability. As a thought partner to you, we are here to keep you reflecting, learning and inspired. Our outstanding team has shared some of their Tips for the Times. Look for a new question each week in this series. How would you answer this question? Call or write back; we love hearing your stories.