Organizational Development and Culture

Living in a Parallel Universe

Launching a company and drug simultaneously. (What follows is a synopsis of a recent “team development call,” something that occurs at The NemetzGroup over Zoom every other week. During these calls, we select a topic that allows us to enhance our learning, share best practices, and improve our client offerings.) We began by stating the… Read the full article…
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Tales from the Community… Our Readers Speak!

This e-conversation goes out to about 2,000 people from the industry, our team’s network, and my life. (Thank you LinkedIn.) Over the course of publishing, we have heard from many of you on a broad range of topics. What we have found fascinating is that different topics generate interest with different people (welcome to the… Read the full article…
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Tales from the Healthcare Front Lines

Each month, you have given our team permission to communicate our views on the biopharma industry, its leadership, and overall commercialization of innovative medicines. We share this perspective with knowledge of a healthcare system based on what we read, hear, and know from personal experience. In our industry, we often talk about innovation, technology, data,… Read the full article…
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Rare Diseases: Abandon Everything You Think You Know

“Overcoming the hurdles has built a great faith in me that things can be done to help people with rare diseases. It will drive my optimism forever and my belief in achieving things that seem impossible.” —Henri Termeer, CEO of Genzyme,who launched the first lifesaving treatment, Ceredase, for Gaucher Disease I am and will always… Read the full article…
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Does Boston Biotech Have a Career Navigation Problem?

For those of us who have been in the industry since pre-DRG days, and have the wisdom and experience across the industry, there are many opportunities to mentor and network with today’s emerging generation of biotech executives. Now and then, we get the chance to speak with those who truly are the future generation –… Read the full article…
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The Sound of Silos

We have all heard about it; some of us have lived it firsthand. A vibrant, new start-up comes to life with energy and purpose. Everyone knows one another; everyone works together towards a common goal. Communication happens on the fly, informally, at all hours of the day and night. It’s fast and it’s fun —… Read the full article…
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21st Century Commercialization – More than a Point in Time!

Is it just me, or has commercialization, as a term, taken on more prominence in our biopharma world of late? It seems that every day we read more about it, hear more about it, and yes, talk more about it than ever before. But what does the term really mean? Does it create a “stigma,”… Read the full article…
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Power to the People

Each month, as I ponder possible topics for this e-conversation, I find myself struggling with the same challenge: So many things to talk about; so hard to pick just one! When I decide to set aside topics within our core area of commercialization, you know I must be feeling a pressing need to speak to… Read the full article…
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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Consultants?

  It is always risky to read one HBR article and then assume you can apply it to every other work scenario in front of you. But here we go anyway. In their article, HR Goes Agile, authors Peter Cappelli and Anna Tavis explain how the concepts of “agile development from the tech industry” have… Read the full article…
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Nature vs. Nurture

We have been publishing these “e-conversations” for just six months now. But I am happy — no, thrilled — to see that it has already become exactly what we had hoped for: a two-way conversation with all of you. Your frequent and thoughtful responses are very much appreciated, and I am grateful for your willingness… Read the full article…
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