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7 Steps to Help you Run More Productive Meetings

by Amy Steinberg · Published Sep 18, 2018 · Last updated Sep 18, 2018

“…Meetings have increased in length and frequency over the past 50 years, to the point where executives spend an average of nearly 23 hours a week in them, up from less than 10 hours in the 1960s. And that doesn’t even include all the impromptu gatherings that don’t make it…

Creating A Career Path: The Importance of Goal-Setting

by Amy Steinberg · Published Sep 11, 2018 · Last updated Sep 11, 2018

Many professionals who love their careers will stay where they are in their journey. These folks have found their ideal place in their desired industries and are among the 30 percent of Americans who are fulfilled and engaged in their work. But how did they get there? Chances are, they were clear about what…

Dispelling Common Myths About Mentorship

by Amy Steinberg · Published Sep 4, 2018 · Last updated Sep 4, 2018

Mentorship is an important part of developing a career, and it isn’t only for the beginning stages. In fact, mentorship can be especially important in an established career because it is at this point when the paths forward become less clear and more personalized. Having someone who has walked these…

Networking Tips That Will Boost Your Career

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 28, 2018 · Last updated Aug 28, 2018

In the business world, networking is critical. It’s the number one way to build relationships, share information, and it helps people build and maintain successful careers. It’s all about creating mutually beneficial connections with colleagues, other business people, professional groups, clients, and customers. Many people believe that the primary reason…

10 Steps to Becoming A Recognized Expert in Your Industry

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 21, 2018 · Last updated Aug 21, 2018

Becoming a recognized expert in your industry is a process that will not magically unfold on its own. You must adopt a proactive approach that involves continuous learning and networking with influential people in your industry. Through sustained focus and dedication, you can build your credibility and establish yourself as a…

Is Happiness A Choice You’re Making? Steps to Achieve and Retain Happiness

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 14, 2018 · Last updated Aug 14, 2018

An internet search for “How to Be Happy” yields thousands of results ranging from exercise to selling everything you own and moving to a foreign country. That’s because, in a general sense, happiness is unique to everyone and its definition is quite subjective. Science, however, has been working to not only…

What are YOU doing to build the support system you need?

by Amy Steinberg · Published Aug 7, 2018 · Last updated Aug 7, 2018

Feeling supported at work is an important part of many aspects of daily life, not just your career success. Support from colleagues and management serves to motivate and inspire us to do more and strive to perform at our best. Experts say employee psychological well‐being is a cause of success, not just…

BioBridges Professional Spotlight: Jill Harrington

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

Jill accidentally fell into clinical development about 20 years ago. She has always been inquisitive and sought out a position in research after graduating from college. Jill started as a research coordinator with a multidisciplinary melanoma research group at the University of Pennsylvania and years later returned to Boston as…

Attitude vs. Intelligence: Finding the Key to Success

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

Growing up, we were taught that intelligence is a key element in unlocking potential. If we were smart enough, we would be able to accomplish anything! As it turns out, however, recent research performed at Stanford has uncovered a new perspective on the true key to success. According to the…

What is a Media Fast, and Why Should You Do One?

by Amy Steinberg · Published Jul 3, 2018 · Last updated Jul 3, 2018

Fasting has been a trend of late, but it has its roots hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago. Religious devotees would choose voluntarily to go without food in order to sharpen their senses, deepen their prayers, and acknowledge their reliance on food. In modern times, people have noticed that…