18 episodes

Coming About with David Paragamian will inspire and guide you to create lasting, positive changes in your organization. In each episode, you'll get up close and personal with top business leaders who have successfully led major business transformations. David Paragamian is an expert in organizational transformation, and in this podcast, he shares his unrivaled knowledge on how to become a confident change agent. Through his guidance, you will learn how to become a successful “storyteller-in-chief” and lead a transformation that is transparent and value-driven. In a world where change is constant and necessary, David emphasizes that real change starts with a shift in culture. Through his conversations with business leaders, David offers invaluable insight, guidance, and motivation to help you create change that matters. If you're ready to take your organization to the next level and create a better future, then Coming About with David Paragamian is a must-listen podcast for you.

Coming About with David Paragamian David Paragamian

    • Business
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Coming About with David Paragamian will inspire and guide you to create lasting, positive changes in your organization. In each episode, you'll get up close and personal with top business leaders who have successfully led major business transformations. David Paragamian is an expert in organizational transformation, and in this podcast, he shares his unrivaled knowledge on how to become a confident change agent. Through his guidance, you will learn how to become a successful “storyteller-in-chief” and lead a transformation that is transparent and value-driven. In a world where change is constant and necessary, David emphasizes that real change starts with a shift in culture. Through his conversations with business leaders, David offers invaluable insight, guidance, and motivation to help you create change that matters. If you're ready to take your organization to the next level and create a better future, then Coming About with David Paragamian is a must-listen podcast for you.

    The Making of a Marketing Leader: Grace Tobin's Inspiring Story (Part Two)

    The Making of a Marketing Leader: Grace Tobin's Inspiring Story (Part Two)

    In the second half of this insightful episode, David continues his conversation with marketing powerhouse Grace Tobin. Grace shares her brave pivot from big pharma to biotech, where she launched their sole product and shaped a new post-pandemic market. You'll hear her experiences leading global billion-dollar brands, managing massive budgets and teams across continents, while making strategic bets on high-impact channels. The conversation explores building strong agency partnerships through mutual respect, healthy debate, physical presence, and treating partners as an extension of your team. As Grace reveals the qualities she'll prioritize in her next role - a people-first culture and visible women leaders - her guidance on being present and savoring each stage offers wisdom for every aspiring leader.

    • 15 min
    The Making of a Marketing Leader: Grace Tobin's Inspiring Story (Part One)

    The Making of a Marketing Leader: Grace Tobin's Inspiring Story (Part One)

    On this episode of Coming About, David sits down with Grace Tobin, a seasoned marketing leader in the pharmaceutical industry. Grace shares her incredible career journey, from unexpectedly falling into pharma right out of college to pivoting across roles in sales, marketing, and global strategy. Despite initial challenges, Grace found mentors who guided her in becoming a "corporate citizen" and mastering the art of gaining consensus across cultures as she advanced into global marketing roles. David and Grace dive deep into her superpower of inspirational leadership that empowers teams to collectively own the vision, as she shares how she navigated brave career pivots to ultimately evolve into a transformational leader. Tune in for an inspiring masterclass from one of pharma's most respected change agents on perseverance, personal growth, and galvanizing teams around a shared mission.

    • 12 min
    Navigating Change in the Healthcare Industry with Bill Veltre (Part Two)

    Navigating Change in the Healthcare Industry with Bill Veltre (Part Two)

    In the second part of the podcast, David turns the conversation to Bill Veltre's personal career highlights, asking him to share an example of work he's particularly proud of in terms of the impact on patients and brands. Bill reflects on a pivotal campaign early in his career that profoundly impacted patient education and brand awareness, delving into the innovative tactics used to cut through the noise. The discussion then shifts to the future of healthcare marketing and the increasingly important role of artificial intelligence. Bill offers his perspectives on how AI is already transforming the industry, from enhancing data analysis and personalization to streamlining content creation, while also addressing ethical considerations and the need for human oversight. 

    • 15 min
    Navigating Change in the Healthcare Industry with Bill Veltre (Part One)

    Navigating Change in the Healthcare Industry with Bill Veltre (Part One)

    In this week's episode of Coming About with David Paragamian, Dave sits down with Bill Veltre, the Executive Vice President and Head of Media at Deerfield Agency. Bill is a healthcare marketing veteran with nearly 20 years of experience, including leadership roles at top companies like Publicis, AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, and now Deerfield Agency, where he has overseen major brand launches and strategic planning for prominent clients. Despite initially starting as a first-grade teacher, Bill's passion for healthcare marketing took over, and he has since become a respected authority in the industry. In this candid conversation, Bill shares his insights and learnings from navigating major business transformations throughout his career, delving into the challenges of leading change within large organizations and offering practical strategies for fostering a culture of innovation and adaptability. 

    • 16 min
    Creativity Transforming Healthcare: A Visionary Leader's Journey with Christian Bauman (Part Two)

    Creativity Transforming Healthcare: A Visionary Leader's Journey with Christian Bauman (Part Two)

    In the second part of this insightful episode, David poses a thought-provoking question, acknowledging the common perception that the highly regulated and scientific nature of the healthcare industry can constrain creativity in advertising and storytelling. Christian Bauman, with his unparalleled creative expertise, offers a refreshing perspective on transcending these perceived limitations by delving into the art of crafting narratives that captivate and inspire audiences while maintaining scientific accuracy. He shares his wisdom on the delicate balance between compelling artistry and intricate medical concepts, providing guidance on weaving engaging stories that resonate emotionally within the healthcare realm. Plus, Christian reveals practical strategies for building thriving cultures within creative agencies, fostering environments that nurture innovation, collaboration, and exceptional work, empowering teams to push boundaries and deliver transformative campaigns that leave a lasting impact.

    • 19 min
    Creativity Transforming Healthcare: A Visionary Leader's Journey with Christian Bauman (Part One)

    Creativity Transforming Healthcare: A Visionary Leader's Journey with Christian Bauman (Part One)

    In the latest episode of Coming About with David Paragamian, the podcast dives deep into the world of visionary creative leadership and its profound impact on the healthcare industry as David welcomes Christian Bauman, a renowned creative force and passionate advocate for health. With an illustrious career spanning over two decades of pushing boundaries and driving transformative change, Christian shares his insights from guiding major campaigns for industry giants like Pfizer and Novartis as the co-founder, president, and CCO of H4B Chelsea, to serving as the Chief Creative Officer of The Bloc, the most awarded independent health creative agency in the U.S. In this engaging conversation, Christian offers invaluable guidance on the power of storytelling, fostering a culture of innovation, cultivating talent, and unleashing the full potential of creative teams to drive meaningful change within organizations, providing listeners with a rare glimpse into the mind of a true industry leader and inspiring them to embrace change, challenge conventions, and pave the way for a better, healthier future.

    • 14 min

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Great episodes with some awesome guests!

Thanks for providing great insights into the space and bringing in some great people!

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