LATEST POSTS ON LEARNING & INNOVATION

If you are stuck, reframe!

Are you solving the right problem? Reframing should be an essential part of your problem-diagnosis toolkit.  I have been reading HBS professor Bharat Anand’s highly acclaimed book, The Content Trap, on digital transformation. One of the fascinating examples that Prof. Anand talks about is the impact of digital on the newspaper industry. The conventional view is […]

Use your 360 degree feedback wisely

Feedback isn’t a threat – it’s an opportunity for personal improvement and increased organisational trust.  We recently concluded our 360 degree feedback process, which was, like most years, met with mixed reactions. Not surprising though; because receiving feedback is always tricky. As leaders, we often think that we are required to have all the answers. […]

LATEST POSTS ON CAREER & PLANNING

Speaking up

Stop playing it safe! How to make yourself heard in the right way. Recently, one of our team members came by to express concerns about a barrage of verbal onslaught he was receiving from one of our leaders. After a lot of angst, he mustered up the courage to bring it up. While on the […]

LATEST POST ON RELATIONSHIPS & DECISION MAKING

Use your 360 degree feedback wisely

Feedback isn’t a threat – it’s an opportunity for personal improvement and increased organisational trust.  We recently concluded our 360 degree feedback process, which was, like most years, met with mixed reactions. Not surprising though; because receiving feedback is always tricky. As leaders, we often think that we are required to have all the answers. […]

Making your vacations fulfilling

Unlock new perspectives with a ‘learning holiday’.  This is the time of the year when many of us take some time off for vacations, to unplug and rejuvenate. Some of us head to the beach to frolic in the sun or the mountains to escape the heat. Some just unwind and chill out. Others visit family members […]

LATEST POSTS ON LEADERSHIP & STRATEGY

Break the silence

The value of speaking out, and how to actively counter a culture of silence. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly” – Mahatma Gandhi Over the last few weeks, our HR team members have been hosting small group workshops across our businesses and geographies to discuss The Ndiema Way […]

Learning from Rendanheyi

Haier’s radical management model, designed for the Internet age, cuts through bureaucracy and allows innovation to shine through.  As companies get larger, one of the big challenges that they face is how to balance scale with agility. In order to leverage the benefits of scale, companies introduce systems, processes and additional layers of management. Unfortunately, […]

LATEST POSTS ON PRODUCTIVITY & WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Learning from Rendanheyi

Haier’s radical management model, designed for the Internet age, cuts through bureaucracy and allows innovation to shine through.  As companies get larger, one of the big challenges that they face is how to balance scale with agility. In order to leverage the benefits of scale, companies introduce systems, processes and additional layers of management. Unfortunately, […]

LATEST POSTS ON BIOTECHNOLOGY & HEALTHCARE

The Role of Serum Protein Electrophoresis in detecting Multiple Myeloma

Electrophoresis Electrophoresis is a method of separating proteins based on their physical properties. Serum is placed on a specific medium, and a charge is applied. The net charge (positive or negative) and the size and shape of the protein commonly are used in differentiating various serum proteins. Serum Protein Electrophoresis Serum protein electrophoresis is a […]

Newborn Screening in Kenya: Current Perspectives and why it is the need of the hour?

For a newborn baby, the first and foremost gift every parent can give is a healthy future. In a developing nation like Kenya, despite it being the healthcare capital for its neighbouring countries, still, the healthcare here has to evolve to cover wider aspects. One among them is definitely treating the diseases of the future, today. It should be given […]

POSTS ON IMAGING

All you need to know about the C-Arm X-Ray Machines

A C-Arm machine categorizes itself as an advanced medical imaging device that works on the basic premise of the X-ray technology. They are fluoroscopy machines and are colloquially called as image intensifiers. However, technically, the image intensifier is only a part of the machine and it is called a detector. C-Arm gets its name from […]

POSTS ON RADIO SAFETY

Radiation Risk From Medical Imaging: Should You Be Worried?

A point of concern consistently brought up in the media and among health specialists is the quantum of danger or risk that medical imaging can lead to. There is doubt, fear and confusion among those receiving treatments as to if they are subjecting themselves to unwanted life risks due to radiation exposure from medical imaging. Mammograms, bone […]

POSTS ON ROBOTIC SURGERY

About Robotic Surgery

What is Robotic Surgery? If a doctor tells you that you need surgery, you may feel confused and concerned. You are probably worried about whether the surgery will be successful, how much pain you may have and how much time you will miss from work. The good news is that with advances in surgical technology, you […]

YOU WANT TO SUCCEED IN YOUR LAB? FOLLOW THIS TIPS

Keep Your Work Moving Forward: 8 Tips for Lab Scientists

Working from home is the new norm for millions of people around the world. While we may be remote due to health and safety concerns, the work must go on. But, taking lab work home with you is no easy feat. Here are 8 tips to keep productivity high and aid your personal health and […]

Scientist to Scientist: Sustainability in Lab Plastics

BIOEmelia DeForce, PhD has a degree in Molecular Microbiology from University of Massachusetts Boston. She has been working at Thermo as a Senior Applications Scientist in the laboratory plastics business.  Emelia has worked for over 10 years to better understand plastic pollution in the marine environment. She has been implementing and expanding programs within the […]

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