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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…

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…