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6 Side-Effects of a Positive Mindset

by Amy Steinberg · Published Jun 19, 2018 · Last updated Jun 19, 2018

It may seem cliché, but there is a reason why the idea of having a positive mindset is an important part of success in all aspects of life, from personal to career to relationships. Science has determined, for example, that people who struggle with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), benefited greatly…

How You Define Success Matters, in Your Professional and Personal Life

by Amy Steinberg · Published Jun 12, 2018 · Last updated Jun 12, 2018

There are so many metrics by which people judge their own success. A generic definition of success is a “favorable or desired outcome,” according to Merriam-Webster, which means it makes sense that most people wish to achieve success. However, achieving it is a more complex task than it would seem…

Your Success Depends on the Strength of Your Relationships

by Amy Steinberg · Published Jun 5, 2018 · Last updated Jun 5, 2018

Why Do Relationships Matter? The data is in: the way we form relationships at work affects the success we find in our careers. To begin, Positive Psychology Program has pointed out an important truth about what engages people at work: A recent U.S. survey highlighted that the top engagement condition for 79…

Working on Vacation – Why We Do It, and Why We Should Take a Break

by Amy Steinberg · Published May 29, 2018 · Last updated May 29, 2018

Vacations conjure up images of beaches, sand, and relaxation. Even if you prefer an active vacation, full of sightseeing or adventurous exercise, taking vacation time is designed to be a break from work. The goal is to return from a vacation with less frustration and less prone to burnout. A…

Increase Productivity by Doing These 8 Things at the END of Every Day

by Amy Steinberg · Published May 22, 2018 · Last updated May 22, 2018

Start every day right may be the phrase, but the end of the day is actually an incredibly important component of your routine. Consider this: your end-of-day routine at work is often what determines the mood you carry into the evening, as well as the level of strain you feel…

Getting Rid of Distractions to Get Into the “Flow”

by Amy Steinberg · Published May 15, 2018 · Last updated May 15, 2018

We live in a distraction-heavy world these days. For many of us, the recipe for success is choosing to avoid most of the distractions that exist around us, creating sterile workplaces that keep us from noticing the outside. What work gets our blood pumping? Usually, the work that fuels us…

13 Ways to Break Out of a Rut

by Amy Steinberg · Published May 8, 2018 · Last updated May 8, 2018

We all get tired and overwhelmed at times; this can cause us to continue doing the work we must do, but with a lack of enthusiasm that makes each day seem the same. There are many ways to re-energize yourself after doing work the same way for too long, but…

BioBridges Professional Spotlight: Meredith Schiller

by Amy Steinberg · Published May 1, 2018 · Last updated May 1, 2018

Meredith has worked in Clinical Operations for over 20 years. Prior to joining BioBridges, she worked for multiple pharmaceutical companies providing cross-functional team leadership, establishing SOPs, and providing overall strategic planning expertise. Meredith initially began her career at PAREXEL where she managed a phone center and has since worked for…

Fostering Creativity in Everyday Life

by Amy Steinberg · Published Apr 24, 2018 · Last updated Apr 24, 2018

When we think of a “creative” career, many of us think of a designer, a novelist, or an artist.  However, many of today’s careers have a creative component and our competitive advantage often comes from creative problem-solving. Even if your career revolves around repetitive data entry, for instance, discovering a…

6 Ways to Become a Better Collaborative Team Member

by Amy Steinberg · Published Apr 17, 2018 · Last updated Apr 17, 2018

Let’s face it: many people are productive because they zero in on a task and ignore all distractions until it is completed. However, this means that they sometimes avoid communication and interaction with colleagues who can provide valuable feedback. A deliverable that is the product of collaboration reflects the wisdom…