Leadership Next
Leadership Next
Oct 27, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine: Sanofi CEO Shares Company's Progress
20 min

Paul Hudson became CEO of pharmaceutical company Sanofi in September 2019, just months before the COVID-19 pandemic. His company has moved quickly to develop vaccines for the illness. In this episode of Leadership Next, he shares the progress they’ve made. He also shares his enthusiasm for the new technology and tools the company is using to fight disease – COVID-19 of course, but also Parkinson’s, breast cancer and more. Alan Murry asks if Hudson believes his industry will continue to collaborate once the pandemic is under control. Ellen McGirt wonders how he’ll handle the growing number of people who say they won’t accept the COVID-19 vaccine. And of course, because this is Leadership Next, there’s plenty of talk about purpose – Hudson believes refocusing on the company’s purpose has brought energy and innovation to its search for a vaccine.  

The Tech Talks Daily Podcast
The Tech Talks Daily Podcast
Neil C. Hughes
1417: The Tech Removing Unconscious Bias and Rebuilding Trust
Tori Reichman is the VP of Customer Success of the Vault Platform. I wanted to learn more about the tech behind the groundbreaking workplace misconduct and resolution app that empowers employees and protects employers. Record. Report. Resolve: Vault has a simple mission; to change the world of work by giving companies and their employees a safe place to record, report, and resolve misconduct in the most human, confidential, efficient, and legally sound way possible. Tori benefits from a 15-year career as an HR Generalist, Change Management Consultant, and Start-Up Leader, so she has great insights into the actual application ofVault Platform for HR functions as well as the specific challenges they face. Tori has also built relationships with executive teams at multinational enterprises across industries and is passionate about putting people at the center of everything to help companies build a more ethical and successful culture. She thrives in chaos, loves finding solutions to complex problems, builds great teams, and spends time working out how she can bring more value to her customers. Tori believes that good communication can avoid - or at least solve - most problems, and a bit of negotiation will get you a long way. I learn more about Vault’s ongoing mission to use technology to remove unconscious bias and rebuild trust between employers and employees. We discuss how the Covid discrimination feature is benefitting employees and employers. Tori also shares her thoughts on how the Vault Platform can advance equity and racial equality in the workplace.
20 min
The Modern Manager: Create and Lead Successful Teams
The Modern Manager: Create and Lead Successful Teams
Mamie Kanfer Stewart
131: Working With Friends and Family with Chris Prefontaine
Working with family or close friends might seem like a recipe for disaster. But, when approached with clarity and open communications, it can be a highly rewarding experience for everyone. Today’s guest is Chris Prefontaine. Chris is the founder of Smart Real Estate Coach, host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast and best selling author of 2017’s Real Estate on Your Terms and this year’s The New Rules of Real Estate Investing. He operates his family business with his son, Nick, his daughter, Kayla, his son-in-law, Zach, and an amazing team. Chris and I talk about the complexities of working with family or close friends, how to create a culture that feels like family at work, what to consider if you’re thinking of starting a business or hiring a friend or family member and more. This was a particularly fun episode because as you’ll hear, I’m also part of a family business, and, given that last week’s interview with Dave Schramm was about the connection between family and workplace culture, it seemed appropriate that this conversation should follow that one. Members of The Modern Manager community get the guide to working with friends and family. Non-members can purchase the guide at www.themodernmanager.com/shop. To learn more about membership and to join, go to www.themodernmanager.com/join - become a member before December 31, 2020 and get 1 month free to give to the person of your choosing. Subscribe to the Modern Manager newsletter to get episodes, articles and free mini-guides delivered to your inbox. Read the related blog article: How to Create A Healthy Work Culture in a Family Business Key Takeaways: * If you have both related and unrelated employees on your team, create a work culture that makes everyone feel like they’re family. * Establish a company mission and core values. Use them to guide your decisions instead of basing them on biases or gut reactions. * Hire for mission and values fit, rather than on a person’s relationship to you. This will ensure a level playing field for your employees regardless of their relationship to you. * To encourage a healthy culture based on your values, decide as a team what behaviors you want to see. Publicly recognize when anyone sees an employee exemplifying that behavior. * Establish clear, constant communication by using Morning Pow-Wow team meetings to bring everyone on the same page, collectively work through solutions, and enhance efficiency and productivity. * Make clear boundaries between your work and home life. Don’t bring negativity or challenges from work into your home / personal conversations. * Some benefits to managing a family business are (1) deeper pre-existing trust of the person, (2) the ability to set up generational wealth, and (3) the chance to invest in your family by giving them opportunities to try new things and watch them grow. KEEP UP WITH CHRIS * Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast: www.smartrealestatecoachpodcast.com * Free Webinar: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/webinar/ * Website: http://www.smartrealestatecoach.com/ * Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smartrealestatecoach * Google +: https://plus.google.com/+Smartrealestatecoachchannel * Podcast: https://www.smartrealestatecoachpodcast.com * Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/smartrealestatecoach * Free strategy call: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/action * Free book: www.freesrecbook.com * https://www.smartrealestatecoach.com/thriving - it's a chapter in the Newly Revised Real Estate On Your Terms for free mamie@mamieks.com
28 min
The Brainy Business | Understanding the Psychology of Why People Buy | Behavioral Economics
The Brainy Business | Understanding the Psychology of Why People Buy | Behavioral Economics
Melina Palmer
128. How to Build Products That Create Change, An Interview with Matt Wallaert
Today I am so excited to introduce you to Matt Wallaert, author of Start at the End: How to Build Products that Create Change. One of my favorite quotes from Matt is one that shows how we are kindred spirits. He says, “If behavior is your outcome and science your process, you’re a behavioral scientist. No Ph.D. required.” Matt was one of the first behavioral scientists to leave academia to work in industry, which he has done for over 15 years now. He was head of behavioral science at Microsoft, the first chief behavioral officer in the healthcare industry while at Clover Health, and has done tons of awesome projects along the way (some of which you will learn about in today’s episode). During our conversation, we discuss lots of concepts that have past episodes on the show, including those on anchoring, relativity, how to finally change your behavior, how to experiment, and many more Show Notes: * [00:43] Today I am so excited to introduce you to Matt Wallaert, author of Start at the End: How to Build Products that Create Change. * [03:28] Matt shares his story and how he got interested in behavioral science. * [05:06] After taking a second psychology class in college, he became addicted to science and started doing a lot of applied work. * [07:56] He left Clover Health in March and ended up moving to California for a year of adventure. * [09:41] He has decided in his next role that he wants to spend most of his time pivoting an organization to behavioral science. * [11:01] Advances in data science and user research have prepared younger project managers to fully embrace behavioral science. * [13:12] People often don’t think of the implications of the things that they say. * [13:30] Every industry has its own beliefs about what can’t be changed (listen to episode 126 for Melina’s tips on fixing this in your organization). * [14:51] Behavioral science can be used in good ways and in bad ways (ethics matter!). * [16:49] It is really hard to write a complete behavioral statement from the beginning. * [17:17] Matt shares about the GetRaised project he worked on. * [19:04] Bias creeps in when we start to do ratings of performance. * [20:28] The difference between junior behavioral scientists and more senior behavioral scientists is just experience. Anyone can learn the framework. * [22:08] A lot of communication is just quick analogy making. It is the ability to find out what someone is interested in and relate that to the thing you are teaching. * [24:37] Our brain is using the same rules and concepts whether we are deciding to litter or choosing a brand of toothpaste. * [25:37] When you try to replicate a lab study in real life sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. The key is that you tried it small before you shared it with everybody. (Get Melina’s tips for creating your own experiments in episode 63.) * [26:47] Science is the testing of all assumptions. Diversity can help identify an assumption. * [28:08] Behavioral science is a lifestyle. * [28:59] Academic behavioral science is about the why of the way things are. Applied behavioral science is the changing of the way things are. * [30:20] Almost all misunderstandings across cultural and other kinds of borders are due to a misunderstanding of the pressures that affect that other persons’ life. It almost always makes sense if you understand the context. * [32:06] Melina shares Steve Wendel’s story about a fish in the sand (hear more from Steve in episode 116). * [34:33] It is easier to have a discussion with the people that we can relate to than to have a more difficult conversation. * [35:36] Matt says, “If behavior is your outcome and science your process, you’re a behavioral scientist. No Ph.D. required.” * [36:27] Behavioral science thrives when lots of people are doing it and doing it a little better every day. If it does not put behavior as an outcome, it is not behavioral science. * [37:05] Behavioral science is about creating a specific outcome in advance and then using science as a process. * [39:46] Get your own copy of Matt’s book, Start at the End: How to Build Products that Create Change. * [42:32] Don’t forget to take advantage of the year-end sale going on now. Thanks for listening. Don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Android. If you like what you heard, please leave a review on iTunes and share what you liked about the show. Let’s connect: * Melina@TheBrainyBusiness.com * The Brainy Business® on Facebook * The Brainy Business on Twitter * The Brainy Business on Instagram * The Brainy Business on LinkedIn * Melina on LinkedIn * The Brainy Business on Youtube More from The Brainy Business: * Master Your Mindset Mini-Course * BE Thoughtful Revolution - use code BRAINY to save 10% * Get Your FREE ebook * Melina’s John Mayer Pandora Station! Listen to what she listens to while working. * Special Year-End Sale 👈🏻🥳 Past Episodes and Other Important Links: * Matt’s Website * Start at the End: How to Build Products That Create Change * Getraised * Matt on Twitter * Interview with Dan Ariely * Interview with Kwame Christian * Relativity * How to Finally Change Your Behavior (So it Sticks) * Biases Toward Novelty and Stories * How To Set Up Your Own Experiments * Anchoring & Adjustment * Change Management * Loss Aversion * Framing * Bikeshedding * Network Effect * Interview with Steve Wendel
44 min
Supply Chain Now
Supply Chain Now
Supply Chain Now
Logistics & Beyond: Real is Rare with Michael Neme
Michael Neme aka Midwest Mike is a sales and Supply Chain fanatic. Not a guru that talks at you, but a legit practitioner of the art of sales in Supply Chain. In this episode of Logistics & Beyond powered by Supply Chain Now, Mike shares his mindset with host Jamin Alvidrez and some of the keys to his passion: Supply Chain Consultative Sales. Michael Neme is a Franchise/Agent owner with GlobalTranz and VP of Supply Chain Solutions at Hook Logistics, which allows him to give their customers a one-stop-shop for all and everything supply chain/ops and tech-related. Head down—all gas. No brakes are his motto, whether it is in his personal life or professional life. He has been in the industry for eight years and has worked for some top asset and non-asset-based 3PLs, giving him a deeper understanding on how both asset and brokerage works. In a traditionally transactional sales industry, he has never sold a transactional deal. He has and still always look at his customers' business like the way he looks at my own. “Let's set this up for the long game and make strategic decisions like playing chess, not checkers.” His goal is for his customers to have a person and team they can count on to continue to build out tailored and scalable solutions that enhance efficiencies and increase customer profitability. Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Subscribe to Supply Chain Now and ALL Supply Chain Now Programming Here: https://supplychainnowradio.com/subscribe Leave a review for Supply Chain Now: https://ratethispodcast.com/supplychainnow Connect with Jamin on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jamin-alvidrez Connect with Michael on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelneme/ Supply Chain Now Ranked #3 Supply Chain YouTube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/yazfegov Watch the Replay of The IoT Connected Supply Chain: https://supplychainnow.com/the-connected-iot-supply-chain/ Download the Q3 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: freight.usbank.com/?es=a229&a=20 Check Out News From Our Sponsors: U.S. Bank: www.usbpayment.com/transportation-solutions Capgemini: www.capgemini.com/us-en/ Vector Global Logistics: vectorgl.com/ Verusen: www.verusen.com/ This episode was hosted by Jamin Alvidrez. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/episode-516.
53 min
The Digital Supply Chain podcast
The Digital Supply Chain podcast
Tom Raftery
The supply chain challenges of vaccinating 8bn people: Part 2 - a chat with Chris Roediger
This is the second of my two part podcast series on the challenges of vaccinating everyone against Covid-19. If you missed episode one with Alina Gross, you can check it out here. Background - in August a colleague of mine Alina Gross (@gross_alinaa on Twitter) penned an excellent in-depth piece of Forbes titled The Next Supply Chain Challenge: How To Vaccinate The World. I was reminded of that recently when Pfizer and BioNTech announced the successful results of their vaccine trials. A couple of days later I was made aware that SAP announced its Vaccine Collaboration Hub (VCH) to address many of the challenges highlighted in Alina's article. I reached out to Alina, and members of the VCH team to see if they'd come on the podcast to discuss this unique supply chain challenge, and they agreed, so here we are. In this episode Chris Roediger talks about how SAP's Vaccine Collaboration Hub is addressing many of the issues facing the successful rollout of a vaccine to the world's nearly 8 billion people. This was a really interesting episode of the podcast. I thoroughly enjoyed it, I learned loads, and I hope you do too. If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to). To learn more about how Industry 4.0 technologies can help your organisation read the 2020 global research study 'The Power of change from Industry 4.0 in manufacturing' (https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/industry4-manufacturing/index.html) And if you want to know more about any of SAP's Digital Supply Chain solutions, head on over to www.sap.com/digitalsupplychain and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks. And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane!
29 min
Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job
Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job
Mac Prichard
Four Steps You Need to Take to Land a Virtual Job, with Amanda Nachman
Due to COVID-19, companies are now hiring for more virtual positions than ever before. But how do you prepare to find one of these virtual jobs? Your first step is to figure out what lights you up, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Amanda Nachman. Amanda says passionate people are more likely to snag one of the few jobs available in this economy. She also shares specific ways to build your network, not only while seeking your next job but as a daily practice. And lastly, make sure your background for virtual interviews is clean, and that you’re dressed professionally. About Our Guest: Amanda Nachman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandanachman/) is the author of the new book, “#Qualified: You Are More Impressive Than You Realize.” (https://www.amazon.com/QUALIFIED-More-Impressive-Than-Realize/dp/1950367339) Amanda also hosts the podcast, Find Your Passion Career. (https://findyourpassioncareer.com/podcast/) Resources in This Episode: * Want tips on how to feel more qualified in your job search? Follow Amanda on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/amandanachman/)and grab a copy of her new book, “#Qualified: You Are More Impressive than You Realize.” ((https://www.amazon.com/QUALIFIED-More-Impressive-Than-Realize/dp/1950367339)) * From our Sponsor: Find Your Dream Job is brought to you by TopResume.(http://macslist.org/topresume) Top Resume has helped more than 400,000 professionals land more interviews and get hired faster. Get a free review of your resume today from one of Top Resume’s expert writers. (http://macslist.org/topresume)
28 min
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Cal Newport
Ep. 49: Organizing Massive Projects, Taming IM, and Exploring the Deep Life Canon
In this episode of Deep Questions I answer reader questions about organizing massive projects, taming IM, and elaborating the books I would include in the Deep Life Canon. To submit your own questions, sign up for my mailing list at calnewport.com. You can also submit audio questions at https://www.speakpipe.com/CalNewport Please consider subscribing (which helps iTunes rankings) and leaving a review or rating (which helps new listeners decide to try the show). Here’s the full list of topics tackled in today’s episode along with the timestamps: DEEP DIVE: The Deep Reset, Part 1 WORK QUESTIONS  - The limits of deliberate practice? [12:09]  - Getting started on massive projects. [20:11]   - Social media and the dissemination of academic research. [25:04]  - Digital time blocking. [31:59]  - My opinion on GTD-style contexts. [35:50]    - When a job requires social media use. [40:01]   TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS  - Taming IM. [42:13]  - How to attend online classes. [50:08]  - Breaking a YouTube addiction. [1:00:30]  - Controlling heavy RSS use. [1:03:40]  - On the phenomenology of technology. [1:06:31]  DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS  - Deciding when to give up on a book [1:12:25].  - Dealing with an overwhelming amount of advice. [1:14:05]  - Living deeply in high school. [1:17:30]   - The Deep Life Canon. [1:23:47] Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.
1 hr 35 min
Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People
Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People
Guy Kawasaki
Tim Kendall: Former Facebook Exec, Former President of Pinterest, and Former Wrestler
This episode’s guest is Tim Kendall. In my humble opinion, Tim’s greatest claim to fame is probably that he was an intern who worked for me. That said, since then, Tim has held somewhat important positions at other companies you may have heard of such as Facebook and Pinterest. And he was much more than an intern at both. He is the person who created Facebook’s monetization strategy as the director of monetization. This was way before the current monetization strategy of enabling foreign governments to influence American elections. He was head of product and then president of Pinterest where he made the company “focus.” Lately, he has appeared in the film The Social Dilemma--which you should watch on Netflix if you are concerned about the future of the world, your kids included. He is currently the president of Moment, a company that fosters physical, emotional, and social health by improving people’s relationships with their phones. He is one of the most qualified people in the world to analyze addiction to social media. He has an undergraduate and MBA degree from Stanford. As an undergraduate, he was on the wrestling team. For those of you that don’t know much about collegiate wrestling, let’s just say that it attracts people who are extremely gritty, intelligent, and dedicated. In this sport, there are few externalities or outside factors to blame. It’s you versus your opponent on a mat. And wrestlers know that there’s no lucrative MLB, NFL, NBA contract at the end of the contract but nevertheless they persist. In other words, wrestlers are the kind of people you’d want on your side. This episode is brought to you by reMarkable, the paper tablet. It's my favorite way to take notes, sign contracts, and save all the instruction manuals to all the gadgets I buy. Learn more at remarkable.com I hope you enjoyed this podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes It takes less than sixty seconds, and it really makes a difference in swaying new listeners and upcoming guests. I might read your review on my next episode! Sign up for Guy's weekly email at http://eepurl.com/gL7pvD Connect with Guy on social media: Twitter: twitter.com/guykawasaki Instagram: instagram.com/guykawasaki Facebook: facebook.com/guy LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/guykawasaki/ Read Guy’s books: https://guykawasaki.com/books/ Thank you for listening and sharing this episode with your community.
1 hr 1 min
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