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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…

How to Stop Being Busy and Become Productive For Real

by Amy Steinberg · Published Apr 10, 2018 · Last updated Apr 10, 2018

There are many definitions of the word “busy,” but the one that seems to resonate in today’s world is “doing enough things during one’s day that it is hard to imagine fitting anything else in.” Rather than saying “fine,” or “I’m doing well,” when asked about one’s life, it has…

Can Stress Be a Good Thing? The Surprising Benefits of Stress

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

“I’m so stressed.” “Don’t stress out.” “This stress is killing me.” Stress gets a bad reputation. We talk about its impact on everything from our hearts to our sleep to our relationships. We find ways to eliminate it through meditation and medication. We blame it for our worst days and…

9 Ways to Spot a Great Communicator

by Amy Steinberg · Published Mar 27, 2018 · Last updated Mar 27, 2018

Communicating is important and essential to make it through all aspects of your life. It is one of the most important skills that a person can possess. Former author and presidential speechwriter James Humes once said, “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” Communication not only plays a fundamental…

Finding Patience in an Instant Society

by Amy Steinberg · Published Mar 20, 2018 · Last updated Mar 20, 2018

In a day and age of “click and get” patience is a forgotten virtue. You may have heard someone say that they are not a patient person. They’re right; they aren’t patient. None of us are. Patience is something we must learn and practice; it’s not something that we are…