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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…

Silencing Mental Noise

by Amy Steinberg · Published Jun 26, 2018 · Last updated Jun 26, 2018

Mental noise – also called inner monologue – is a term used to describe the incessant chattering we hear all of the time in our brains, from the moment we wake up to the moment we go to sleep (sometimes it can even prevent sleep!). In today’s society, finding a quietness is…

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…