The Life Sciences & Healthcare industry is at a fantastic period with unprecedented improvement of health thanks to innovation. Products are developed under market forces. But as the Covid-19 pandemic demonstrates, when there is an urgent, public health need authorities have to intervene to ensure sufficient financing and reduce commercial risk to the companies. Covid-19 […]
Managing people is complex and hiring Private Equity leaders entails heavy lifting from a soft skill standpoint.
Many people may not be familiar with the term Intercultural Intelligence, but in a world of global business where crossing boundaries is routine, it has become a vitally important aptitude and skill. Cultural intelligence allows a person of one background, or culture (say, a Swede) to interpret the unfamiliar mannerisms of someone from another culture […]
5 Learnings from 2 Global Leaders on Re-Inventing Your Firm for an Evolving Normal “2020 has been a fascinating year with what COVID is bringing to the table. We are focusing our efforts in three big buckets. The first and most important one is to keep our associates safe. The second one is to keep […]
Managing change is one of the new skillsets for the future, say executive leaders on two continents. Daniel Gamba of New York, Co-Head of Fundamental Equities at BlackRock, and Blas Maquivar, President of Global Emerging Markets with Mars Wrigley in London, addressed how global leadership is adjusting to a new “normal” that is still evolving. […]
First in a series by Steve Manning – Head of Financial Services / PE and Family Office Search Practice – Asia, Cornerstone International Group, Singapore Part One – Core Hard Credential Constituents The bar is set high. Dynamics at Private Equity firms is fast, aggressive and all conquering. As the investor leader you’re thrust […]
A retained search consultancy doesn’t promise to find a suitable candidate for senior level position, it . It undertakes to find the “best” candidate.
Many Boards in turbulent times put leadership succession on hold — mistakenly,
One of the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis has been an acceleration toward the digitalisation of doctor’s meetings. In China, Tencent announced last March that the crisis has enabled them to multiply the number of registered patients by 1.6, with a total of 18 million customers in June. At first sight, it looks like a […]
The acronym VUCA was introduced by Harvard Business Review in early 2014. It describes an environment of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. Covid-19 has made this a recognized concept around the globe and an essential consideration in the recruiting process. People who thrive in this atmosphere have strengths that differ from successful leaders in “the […]
The Key Challenges: Life Sciences and Healthcare 2020’ is the latest report from Cornerstone International Group based on a global survey of stakeholders from across the life sciences healthcare (LSH) industry. The following is an extract on leadership compiled by project leader Eric Bouteiller of Cornerstone Beijing The first impression listening to CEOs and leaders […]
What does this mean for me? That’s the only question anyone has for an executive onboarding into a new role. No one cares about you. All they care about is how you’re going to impact their lives. And they’re scared. Change is uncertain and unsettling. This is why you have to establish your credibility, connect […]
Despite severe pressure arising from the coronavirus pandemic, global health regulations could be a beneficiary in the new normal.
COVID-19 took the world by surprise locking down countries and suspending the economy. Now we are moving forward, through uncharted waters, creating a new normal. Here is a leadership framework that can provide navigation. Protection Provide structured procedures and measures to ensure your employees, customers, subcontractors and their families feel protected returning to work. Recovery […]
CORNERSTONE & COVID: Our members around the world are stepping up to comment on the new challenges facing our industry. Here’s Martin Braddock of Dubai Back in 2016, I wrote an article called: ‘Emulating the qualities of the Salamander: How an Executive Coach can help you’. Not the ‘catchiest’ of titles, but it […]
Each person on our team has had his or her own unique experience. Same crisis, different realities.
CORNERSTONE & COVID: Our members around the world are stepping up to comment on the new challenges facing our industry. Here’s Dan Heiman of Kansas City , Regional Chair for North America. Some of you may be old enough to remember the 1979 song Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles. It was the very […]
Now is the time to begin thinking about your employees, and the decisions you need to make as you move forward.
Across the world, we are collectively experiencing one of the most significant changes of our lives. The loss of physical touch, standing close to people without fear, and dinner out with friends. We have lost the option of celebrating milestone – birthdays, weddings, graduations, baby showers, holidays and cancelled vacations, the losses are mounting. Many […]
Of the many business developments related to the COVID-19 epidemic, none has been more dramatic than the demand for medical-grade masks. The drive to meet the global need has created a supply surge in China unlike anything in the past decade, ending in a new, multi-nation industry. As the virus continued spreading around the world, […]