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Ruchira Pathania Senior Client Partner, Global Life Sciences Market, Korn Ferry   This issue of Briefings is dedicated to the memory of Ruchira Pathania—a devoted wife, mother of two children,...

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You Think You’re This, But You’re Probably That   The lecture hall at a prestigious university was nearly full, and every eye was trained in my direction. When I invited questions after my...