How we are staying connected when we’re apart
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I’ve always been a people person and enjoy the energy of meeting face-to-face with others. So, when we shifted to working in a virtual environment almost a year ago, it was a hard adjustment for me, and I know a difficult transition for many of my colleagues as well.
When the world went into “lockdown,” I had been in my role at Takeda for less than a year, and in-person interactions with colleagues across the oncology business had been a top priority for me and my leadership team. Working from home meant we could no longer take the pulse of the team by walking the halls or reading physical cues in a conference room. Like others around the globe, we were compelled to find new ways to stay connected and keep everyone engaged at the same level as before even though we remained apart.
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