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  • Don’t Rely on Luck When Building Your Executive Team March 13, 2019
    St. Patrick’s Day heralds in a time of celebration, parades and for many, the hope of attaining the “luck of the Irish” – a phrase commonly thought to mean “extreme good fortune.” However, it originated during the gold and silver rush years in the 19th century and referred to Irish and Irish American’s who were […]
  • The Best Gift for Executives? Feedback February 19, 2019
    The best gift you can give your executives who may appear to “have everything” is the gift of feedback. Chances are, they don’t have it.In my experience, most executives don’t receive feedback because it’s a hard gift to give. After all, executives tend to be successful, smart and confident people. And they're in positions of […]
  • A Better Way to Staff Your Staffing Firm February 5, 2019
    As a leader in the staffing sector, you know all too well the importance of finding the best-fit hires for your clients. But, what about your own staff? Does your staffing firm believe having high turnover of recruiters and professional staff is just “part of the business?”
  • Making Leadership Development a Priority in an Ever-evolving Healthcare Environment October 30, 2018
    Leading Courageously and Bringing Others Along Optimizing leadership skills and building a deep pipeline of executive-ready talent is more critical than ever, given a fast-and-ever-evolving healthcare environment. With the introduction of new laws, regulations, care coordination, and payment models, new leadership styles need to be implemented to effectively lead and manage in the new paradigm. […]
  • The Solution to Talent Shortages Facing Life Sciences Companies April 6, 2018
    A recent study highlights a pervasive challenge facing the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, and that is a lack of talent. The study found that 51 percent of CEOs of life sciences and pharma companies admit to greater difficulties attracting and retaining the right people, more than any other industry in the study.   In […]
  • Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical Company Case Study: Assessment-Based Succession Plan Improves Turnover in Key Scientist Role February 16, 2018
    The Challenge     High turnover in a key scientist role was plaguing this Fortune 500 multinational pharmaceutical company, greatly hindering productivity and advancements in this critical function.     The Preparation  In order to address this problem, XBInsight identified the need for a robust succession plan that included: Creating a benchmark for the next level […]
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