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I was recently meeting with one of the individuals I am lucky enough to call a mentor and friend. During our dinner, we talked about various topics from general life items to questions about work. One of the questions she asked that inspired me to write this article was, “If leaders are people with...
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In a world dominated by social media and online profiles, the art of getting to know someone has been transformed. So, in this age, when you can connect with someone by “swiping right” on a dating app, how do you build a professional network? Face-to-face interactions remain a great starting point....
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I’ve been to numerous ISPE conferences in the United States. This was my first ISPE Europe Annual Conference , held 1–4 April, and it did not disappoint! The Young Professionals (YPs) were an integral part of the conference in Dublin; they led tracks, hosted and participated in the ISPE Europe...
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From the time when we were young, we have been taught to avoid failure. You are told to get the best grades in school, which will lead to getting into college. And when you graduate, you’ll get a good job, work hard, and the promotions will come. At no point did anyone ever tell us to fail! But...
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I have always held myself to a high standard and kept high expectations for myself. I always thought that setting this high bar for myself would push me harder, make me better, and ultimately help me succeed. However, when I didn’t meet the expectations that I had set, I was so hard on myself. I...
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Across industries, the trend is toward speed to market. - Whether it’s meeting consumer expectations for instant service or being the first to bring an innovation to shelves, companies have plenty of incentives to make products and services available faster.
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As the end of the year approaches, many people are commenting how quickly this year has passed. This time of the year is when we typically reflect on our accomplishments and start strategizing next year’s goals. Taking proactive actions for our own...
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Richi Sethi, a Design Engineer for Biocon, India’s largest biopharma company, knows that process engineering involves constant adaptation. “We have to be very dynamic,” she explained. “People want to try new things, and we have to be on the forefront.”
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In 2007, Karthik Ramachandran graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder. His graduate studies brought him to the University of Kansas, where he found himself engaged with the school’s Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation. Since then...
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Some people are born leaders. They take initiative, become pioneers, start new groups, and develop new ways of doing things, all while motivating others along the way. Young professional Evan Siebenmorgen certainly appears to be one of them. At age 24,...