with Debra BenAvram
This week on our podcast, we have a lesson in “silo smashing” for our listeners. Our guest is Debra BenAvram, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB). With an accomplished career dedicated to working in associations, Debra is an innovative association executive with decades of experience in growing and leading associations. She proudly refers to herself as a “silo smasher,” and in today’s episode, we delve into practical advice for breaking down toxic silos in your association or workplace institution.
The episode also covers various topics, such as ensuring that remote teams build strong relationships with colleagues, the significance of occasional in-person meetings for remote teams to maintain connections, innovative alternatives to traditional organizational charts, and the fulfilling aspects of working in associations.