Can a Nice CEO be Effective?

Can a Nice CEO be Effective?

Can you be a Successful CEO and Still be Nice? I recently had lunch with a serial successful CEO (more than 1 successful company he led to significantly increased shareholder value). We talked about the requirements for successful CEOs. I was curious, and I wanted to...

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The Trust Equation – The elements of Trust at work

The Trust Equation – The elements of Trust at work

Trust is the cornerstone for all good business relationships. No deal will proceed in the absence of Trust, and nothing grows into a going concern without it: No hiring, no scale, no sales, no mergers, no fundraising, no increase in value. While most of us perceive or...

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Top 5 Attributes for Winning Leadership Teams

Top 5 Attributes for Winning Leadership Teams

I need a highly capable leader to lead my science/medical/ technology/clinical group, How do I start and what do I need to do next? I have a saying “common sense is not so common” – so what is natural for some is not easily accomplished for others. Hiring special...

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Search Completion Announcement – Jagi Gill

Search Completion Announcement – Jagi Gill

Jagi Gill has been appointed as independent board of directors, member for ZKR Orthopedics. Jagi has extensive experience as a founder, and management member of orthropedics companies. He was the founder and CEO of Tenex Health, OrthoCor, and others. He is currently...

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How do You KNOW you are Hiring the very Best?

How do You KNOW you are Hiring the very Best?

How do you know you are hiring the very best? To be certain of this you need to calibrate candidates against a large pool of similar candidates. Some people are very good at selling themselves in interviews, but when it comes to actual performance, they fail.  In...

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Using LinkedIn to Hire Exceptional Leadership

Using LinkedIn to Hire Exceptional Leadership

LinkedIn is a great tool all seasoned recruiters and hiring managers use to identify potential talent. But, like a resume, LinkedIn profiles are propaganda, not a list of accomplishments, results, failures, and lessons but rather a marketing tool limited to career...

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Trust Part Three

Trust Part Three

Virtual Trust – Building Rapid Trust: Assess and Verify When we are hiring people to join our clients’ teams, we are closely looking into the person's work history. We explore the character traits this person possesses and how the person communicates trust. We listen...

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Trust Part Two

Trust Part Two

This is part two of a three-part series. How Can I Demonstrate Trust in a Virtual World? We have been living and adapting to very few in-person meetings and interviews. Meeting online in a video room can be more productive for people who already know each other and...

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Trust: Part 1

Trust: Part 1

How do you know you can trust the candidate you are interviewing virtually? This is the first in a 3 part series of blogs written as a tool for you to use during this pandemic and beyond. This tool will help you identify trustworthy candidates that you are unable to...

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Avoid Hiring Other Company’s Rejects

Avoid Hiring Other Company’s Rejects

In recent years, candidates have become far more sophisticated at marketing themselves. Through LinkedIn and other social media, they have become experts at influencing you with their resume, interview skills and persona. Unfortunately, that also means that it’s...

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JP Morgan 2023 – What I Learned

JP Morgan 2023 – What I Learned

Nuggets from my 2023 JP Morgan conversations It was an optimistic outlook for the LifeSciences industry at this year’s JP Morgan and surrounding events. My conversations with Start-up CEOs, strategics, venture firms, PE firms, and Board Members yielded these nuggets:...

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