LATEST POSTS ON LEARNING & INNOVATION

Making resolutions stick

Good intentions aren’t good enough – let’s get practical.  Last week, I had written to you about reflecting on the year gone by with your family and/or friends. I hope that some of you were able to try it out. Aaron also sent me a great article on reflections that I want to share with […]

Avoid the traps of safe thinking

New challenges demand bold, creative thinking – not tired, “safe” solutions.  At our Kenya head office, we have a sign that greets everyone at the entrance – “KEEP SAFE IDEAS OUTSIDE”. To succeed, we need to be bold and agile. However, the further we go into unknown territory, the more we crave stability – because uncertainty makes us […]

LATEST POSTS ON CAREER & PLANNING

The company you keep

Review your Frequent Five: Do they uplift and support you? Or do they judge you and sap your energy?  As children, we are told by our parents to be careful about the friends we make. And when we become parents, we offer the same advice to our kids, explaining how the people they surround themselves […]

LATEST POST ON RELATIONSHIPS & DECISION MAKING

Appreciate your team more

Feeling seen and valued is vital to employee wellbeing and performance. In her commencement speech at Harvard a few years ago, Oprah Winfrey highlighted how the need for validation is universal: I have done over 35,000 interviews in my career and as soon as that camera shuts off everyone always turns to me and inevitably in […]

The company you keep

Review your Frequent Five: Do they uplift and support you? Or do they judge you and sap your energy?  As children, we are told by our parents to be careful about the friends we make. And when we become parents, we offer the same advice to our kids, explaining how the people they surround themselves […]

LATEST POSTS ON LEADERSHIP & STRATEGY

5 Questions That (Newly) Virtual Leaders Should Ask Themselves

It is safe to say, that for the first time in the age of technology, ad hoc face-to-face meetings are no longer an option for many people. While we don’t anticipate in-person meetings to go away forever, working during the Covid-19 crisis does provide us with the opportunity to reflect on how the best leaders […]

Be a collaborative leader

Replace the silo mentality with genuine collaboration.  We all know that effective collaboration is critical to our success.  To create and deliver amazing products and experiences to our consumers, we can’t do it alone – we need to meld together a variety of experiences and perspectives. All the pieces need to come together. We talk […]

LATEST POSTS ON PRODUCTIVITY & WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Ensure follow-through

A five-step strategy for turning those brilliant plans into reality.  Recently, one of our team members was feeling frustrated at things not moving at the desired pace in her team. The team was having good meetings, and everyone seemed to be in sync. And yet, many of the issues that had been aligned on before […]

LATEST POSTS ON BIOTECHNOLOGY & HEALTHCARE

How crucial is the thyroid hormone for the healthy future of your just born baby?

The joy of carrying our just born bud cannot be described in words even if we weave the best of them in the most magical manner possible. While entering parenthood has its perks, we should understand that it also demands us to be responsible, mainly in terms of taking care of the health of our […]

“Hitachi Robotic Surgery Ultrasound Probe” – Expanding the Clinical Value of Surgical Robots!!

Awareness about the advantages of robotic surgery is on the rise across the globe. In India, over the years, the concept of robotic surgery has evolved and in the last few years there is increased traction and the Robotic Surgery technique has found itself a regular use case in many of the Corporate Hospitals and […]

POSTS ON IMAGING

The Innovative Revelation That Is the Super Harmonic Controlled Frequency

Labspec is a globally acclaimed brand, and its radiology division— Kiran Medical Systems equally enjoys a renowned presence in more than 165 countries across the globe as one of the leaders in radiology. Kiran is also a manufacturer of the finest radiology equipment, accessories, and protection products while specializing in X-Ray solutions such as Surgical C-Arm products. Kiran’s unparalleled […]

POSTS ON MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Gene Expression and Regulation

Gene expression Gene expression is the process by which the genetic code – the nucleotide sequence – of a gene is used to direct protein synthesis and produce the structures of the cell. Genes that code for amino acid sequences are known as ‘structural genes’. The process of gene expression involves two main stages: Transcription: the […]

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

“Hitachi Robotic Surgery Ultrasound Probe” – Expanding the Clinical Value of Surgical Robots!!

Awareness about the advantages of robotic surgery is on the rise across the globe. In India, over the years, the concept of robotic surgery has evolved and in the last few years there is increased traction and the Robotic Surgery technique has found itself a regular use case in many of the Corporate Hospitals and […]

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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