Addgene has been called the ‘Amazon of plasmids. A US 501(c)3 nonprofit with a unique business model, led by its Executive Director Joanne Kamens, Addgene won the #1 mid-size company Best Place to Work in the 2016 Boston Globe competition and has been in the Top 20 ever since, winning numerous workplace awards.
Join us on Borderless Live for a conversation with Joanne Kamens on September 02 at 2pm CEST (Berlin) / 8am EDT (Boston) and discover for yourself what it takes to what makes Addgene a special place to work and the techniques and practices that have created its celebrated inclusive culture.
All senior leaders taking new roles need to develop and implement a strategy to reinforce or reshape their leadership brand starting well before their official “Day One.” The author offers steps leaders can take to make sure they are starting off on the right foot.
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Rising polarization is unlikely to disappear anytime soon, and it can have severe ramifications for businesses, whether they take a public stance or not. However, by taking a selective and strategic approach, CEOs can reduce the harm of polarization first within their own companies.