Tag Archive | productivity

Tips for mastering time leaks: how to effectively use every minute

Tips for mastering time leaks: how to effectively use every minute

Source: http://bit.ly/2aiajKt Fact: our most precious resource is our time. The bad news: life in the digital era can be a major time consumer with little benefits gained at the end of the day. The good news: it’s at the hand of every person to manage his/her “time leaks” to balance effectiveness with spontaneous. Here’s […]

10 items you must have when working and commuting

A century ago, most people worked at their home proximity, most of their day was centered on labor and less on traveling. Today, with the expanding globalization culture and the availability of fast transportation means, many people commute tens and even over hundred kilometers from their home to their place of work. However, fast as […]

Getting the most of the new iPhone operating system: using mobile iOS 7 in the lab

Almost 48 hours post the official release of the brand new iOS 7, and the world wild web is buzzing and bustling with tweets, “how to” articles, complaints and also praises for the face lift apple hinted toward some months ago. From my own experience, and from other millions of iPhone users, it is clear […]

Talking about productivity: Labguru in the academy

Talking about productivity: Labguru in the academy At a small symposium held recently by Merck-Serono, Israel Makov, chairman of several Israeli biotech companies, have given a lecture about the challenges of biopharma in the coming years. He commented that the problem with current biopharma’s R&D is not the lack of knowledge, but rather the lack […]

From the beach to the bench: how to reduce Monday’s depression?

After quite some time on vacation (10 days!) it is kinda hard to return to the bench. It’s not that I am lazy, far from it, its just that the mindset is tuned on different waves and all of a sudden, you need to shift yourself from 0 to 100 Mph. Well, I’ve decided this […]

Why should I pay??

I am writing this piece after seeing Prof. David Stephens commenting on twitter in regard to the recent acquisition of LabLife by Biodata: Now, essentially his question is in place – why should someone pay for a certain service/product if he/she could get similar (but not equal) product for free? and now that Lablife is […]

Thoughts about going on a Vacation

Going on Vacation – is it THAT important? As was written so elegantly at the Biodata blog, vacation is a routine that should be adopted by all professional, regardless of their theme of profession or their necessity to the company/society. Like every human-engineered device, if it won’t be lubricated and maintained, it’s gonna get broken. […]