Many situations require getting things done through others, when we don't have explicit power. This seminar will provide an overview of what motivates others, common mistakes, and practical tips on how to lead others in an organization when you don't have authority over them.
Speaker: Dr. Gwen Acton is the CEO of Vivo Group, a strategic consulting firm in Boston that specializes in improving the productivity and innovation of scientists and engineers. She is an expert on strategic leadership at the intersection of science and business. Gwen holds a PhD in biology from MIT and has served as the Director of Scientific Development at the Whitehead Institute, Center for Genome Research. She is also a former faculty member at Harvard and the Author of the book: "Bluffers Guide to Genetics".