Join Japan’s most comprehensive Pharma event (19-21 April, Tokyo)

Japan’s pharma market awaits you CPhI Japan is Japan’s most comprehensive pharma event, which brings together more than 19,000 pharma industry professionals from 100+ countries. A wide range of exhibitors from all pharma areas active in Japan as well as free to attend seminars presented by governmental bodies and other important institutions is what you

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These countries are facing the greatest skills shortages

 “Japan is facing the greatest skills shortage in the world. According to a recent OECD report, 81 percent of firms in Japan (with 10 or more employees) encounter difficulty finding qualified employees.” – Per Knudsen BY Rachel Hallett – WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM The future of work is a key discussion point at the World Economic

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How Big Data, AI and Machine Learning Are Transforming Healthcare.

BY Bernard Marr While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care. Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting outcomes, and just beginning to scratch the surface of personalized care. Imagine walking

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Five Assumptions You Have to Make When Managing a Crisis

This article is written BY By Jack and Suzy Welch Crises are a Part of Life…and Business It’s a rare day that you turn on the television or open the newspaper and don’t encounter a story about a crisis unfolding in an organization somewhere. Crises come in all shapes and sizes. Some are very public like

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What Poker Taught Me About Sales

BY Ryan Paugh – Sales coach, speaker, philosopher, world traveler. Here is a very interesting article by a former Ingenium Vice President and our good friend, Ryan Paugh. I’ve spent so much of my life between sales pitches and poker tables that I sometimes forget which game I’m playing. I’ll be in a sales pitch

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How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

BY Lindsay McGregor & Neel Doshi- HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational culture is critical to success, yet culture tends to feel like some magic force that few

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Take the plunge: How to master your fear of failure

BY Ash Read – Blog.crew.co There’s an aspiring adventurer, entrepreneur or novelist in all of us. Yet when it comes to chasing after our goals and dreams we’re often too scared to take the leap. Fear holds us back. It destroys dreams. It kills productivity and, in all honesty, sucks the fun out of life.

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A Checklist for Someone About to Take on a Tougher Job

BY Ed Batista – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT Careers involve numerous transitions when we “step up” into a new role, typically one with greater rewards, bigger responsibilities, and higher stakes. We’re well aware that these opportunities come as the result of effort and diligence in our previous role, but we can fail to appreciate how much

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The Questions Good Coaches Ask

BY Amy Jen Su – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT In the HBR Guide to Coaching Employees, executive coach Ed Batista defines coaching as a style of management characterized by asking questions. With those questions you can move away from command-and-control leadership to a dynamic in which your direct report grows through self-reflection. Asking the right coaching

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