Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Unlocking market access for gene therapies in the United States

McKinsey

Gene therapy holds great promise for treating a variety of diseases, but without changes, today’s payment system could limit the number of patients who benefit. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

It’s good to talk…

The Source

Back in the ’90s, One2One—a now defunct British mobile phone company—ran a successful advertising campaign about who celebrities would most like a phone call with. Unsurprisingly, nobody suggested their auditor. However, our research suggests that if the same question was put today to senior finance executives, some people might actually really want a one-to-one with their external auditor. Honest!

Rethinking procurement in retail

McKinsey

For retailers, procurement is no longer solely a matter of negotiating “A” brands. Private labels and verticalization are trending. Advanced approaches and tools help get procurement in shape for the future. Retail Insights

To Prevent Burnout, Hire Better Bosses

Harvard Business

Solid, boring managers are often better than erratic “superstars.” ” Stress Hiring Leadership Digital Article

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

What does it feel like when you say “later”?

Seth Godin Blog

What does it sound like when you put something off? All of us have a catalog of voices in our head. We’ve got the one for feeling behind, the one for not feeling good enough, the one we use when we’re trying to avoid a sore spot. There are good reasons to decide to wait until later. Waiting for later keeps our options open. Waiting for later helps us avoid the short-term hustle. Waiting for later feels safer.

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Reckless, fearless and generous

Seth Godin Blog

I did a live QA and rant today at 10 am NY time. Topic: there’s a difference between reckless, fearless and generous, and once you see it, it’ll help you move forward. You can watch (and chime in) live, or see it once it’s archived (the insta version is only available for 24 hours). You can follow me on Instagram (Check it out… Taylor and the team are working with me to do some innovative things in this medium) and we’ll be simulcasting on Facebook as well.

A Short Guide to Pricing Your Services as a Consultant or Coach

Harvard Business

Here are five options. Coaching Professional transitions Digital Article

Before You Start a Business, Decide What Success Looks Like

Harvard Business

Owners need to decide between growth, liquidity, and control. Corporate governance Digital Article