“Amateurs focus on identifying their weakness and improving them. Professionals focus on their strengths and on finding people who are strong where they are weak.” Shane Parrish, Farnham Street Blog I am happy to announce today that I have joined Pillar Biosciences in Natick MA. (For those not familiar with […]
“Keep working no matter what happens If things are good, keep working. If things are bad, keep working.” Moby (American singer-songwriter) I am happy to say that my stint of being in-between employers has come to an end. (Details will be forthcoming.) I’d like to say now (in that period […]
A two-year stint at SeraCare comes to an end A little over two years ago I wrote a post called ‘One door opens, and another door closes’ about my moving from Life Technologies / Thermo Fisher Scientific over to a small in-vitro diagnostic controls and reference material company SeraCare Life Sciences. […]
One way the world of work has changed with the advent of social media has been the immediacy and intimacy of information. Immediate, as the ability to push ‘tweet’ or ‘publish’ sends your message or blog post out into the vast reaches of electronic communication; and intimate, as social media […]
First of all I’m announcing to the world a new Thermo Fisher Scientific / Life Technologies blog entitled ‘Behind the Bench’. I mentioned in the last post that this blog will launch May 27th, but due to some factors beyond my control we’ve gone ‘live’ with it today. (It may […]
“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra Two years ago when I started this blog I had a few goals – one was to educate and inform, another to build connections, and a third to […]
At a recent Ion World event right before this year’s ASHG meeting in Boston, Dr. Eric Topol gave a keynote talk entitled “Breakthroughs in Sequencing and the Future of Health Care”. He began his talk by asking for a show of hands in the audience present (over 300), “How many […]
Regardless of where you are in your professional career, everyone needs to have a certain amount of selling skills. It is essential, for reasons I’ll get to in a moment. And yet sales is looked down upon, for various reasons.