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.
Recently, we had the pleasure of talking to Brett Hautop, Founder at Workshape. In our conversation, Brett mentioned that more and more companies are asking for insight and guidance about where to go from here, knowing that physical proximity in one workspace matters to them. The challenge is most of the time, they have no idea why it even matters to them.
Transformational leaders are exceptional communicators. In this piece, the author outlines four communication strategies to help motivate and inspire your team: 1) Use short words to talk about hard things. 2) Choose sticky metaphors to reinforce key concepts. 3) Humanize data to create value. 4). Make mission your mantra to align teams.
With economic troubles mounting, it’s a time to tighten belts and put on hard hats. But don’t forget the jet pack, to accelerate into the next phase of growth. What matters most today? Just as we did last year, we’ve spoken with hundreds of leaders this year and found six priorities that feature prominently on CEO agendas worldwide.