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Ian Wendt of Jaguar Health: Being Coachable

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In this episode, Dr. Laura Sicola interviews Ian Wendt, the Chief Commercial Officer at Jaguar Health. They discuss various topics related to leadership, communication, and personal development. Ian shares insights about his experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and the unique aspects of Jaguar Health. He also talks about the importance of understanding the needs of executive leaders and adapting communication styles accordingly. Additionally, Ian highlights the value of executive coaching and the impact it can have on leadership development.

In this conversation, Ian shares his experience with executive coaching and the value it brings. He emphasizes the importance of being coachable and open to receiving constructive feedback. Ian also challenges listeners to expand their network by reaching out to individuals outside their usual circles. Finally, he discusses the challenge of explaining complex topics, such as drug pricing, to the general public.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Understanding the needs of executive leaders and adapting communication styles accordingly is crucial for effective communication.
  • Investing in executive coaching can greatly enhance leadership development.
  • Self-awareness of communication style is important for building productive relationships and interactions.
  • Building strong relationships and active listening are essential for effective communication. Being open to constructive feedback and actively seeking ways to improve is crucial for personal and professional growth.
  • Expanding your network by reaching out to individuals outside your usual circles can lead to new opportunities and perspectives.
  • Initiating conversations with others, even if it feels uncomfortable, can help build relationships and expand your network.
  • Explaining complex topics requires finding ways to simplify and communicate effectively, especially when discussing sensitive subjects like drug pricing.

About Ian:

Ian Wendt has over three decades of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Ian is currently serving as the Chief Commercial Officer at an emerging biotechnology company. Prior to his current role, Ian has held leadership positions at a variety of large pharmaceutical companies leading national teams and driving market development outcomes in HIV treatment and prevention, and hepatitis C. His expertise spans business strategy, revenue and profit growth, and cross-functional leadership, making him a sought-after voice in the industry.

You can connect with Ian Wendt in the following ways:

  • LinkedIn: Ian Wendt: https://linkedin.com/in/ianwendt - Connect with Ian on LinkedIn to explore his extensive executive leadership experience across sales, marketing, and commercial operations functions in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Gain insights into his proven ability to drive outcomes, manage P&L responsibilities across multiple revenue streams, and build new teams for successful drug launches.
  • Website: RealPharma: https://www.realpharma.co - Visit RealPharma's website to engage with Ian Wendt and Dr. Na-Ri Oh in insightful discussions about the pharma world. Listen to their podcast, where they talk with industry leaders to delve into biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare. With over three decades of experience, Ian Wendt, as the Chief Commercial Officer at an emerging biotechnology company, offers valuable perspectives on business strategy, revenue growth, and market development outcomes in HIV treatment, prevention, and hepatitis C.
  • X: https://twitter.com/Ian_Wendt - Follow Ian on Twitter to stay updated on his latest insights, industry trends, and engagements in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.

You can connect with Dr. Laura Sicola in the following ways:

  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola
  • LinkedIn Business Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/laurasicola-inc
  • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/VocalImpactProductions
  • Facebook: Dr. Laura Sicola
  • Twitter: @LauraSicola
  • Instagram: @drlaurasicola
  • Website: https://laurasicola.com
  • Laura’s Online Course: virtualinfluence.today


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