Why Write an Email Newsletter?

  My answer to this question is to ask another: What if I keep seeking out the very best people? To learn from them: To shine a light on what they are doing right. If I make them a part of my ecosystem? If I amplify their actions? My email newsletter is one...

Naama Baram of Teva Pharmaceuticals

This conversation was with Naama Baram – who is the General Manager of Teva Pharmaceuticals in Switzerland.

Teva and the Pharma Industry


Maria Wislawa Szymborska

Teva Background: 00:48:500
Teva and generics soon to come off patent: 03:05:500
Teva Copaxone 04:38:000
Teva R&D efforts: 06:42:500
Teva R&D budget allocation: 07:51:000
– Investment stages in clinical trials: 09:400:500
Teva R&D budget decisions: 10:53:500
Evaluating Teva for investment: 11:11:500
Teva Remicade: 12:23:500
Worlds of healthcare services and devices: 15:17:500
Pharma industry and covid19: 17:06:400
Naamas’ family life work balance: 19:50:000
Key things about meditation: 21:56:000
Mediation routine: 23:00:000
Difference between daydreaming and meditation: 24:13:200
Meditation Resources:
– Thich Nhat Hanh: 25:30:000
– Eckhart Tolle author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: 25:42:500
Naamas’ poetry journey: 26:23:000
Favourite Poets:
Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska: 27:32:000
Bible poems: 28:43:000
Whose texts should be in the Bible if it were to be rewritten:
Yehuda Amichai: 29:06:900
Rumi: 29:21:400
Hafez: 29:34:500
Companies & CEO admiration: 30:32:500

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