If Networking Makes You Feel Dirty, You’re Doing It Wrong!.

If Networking Makes You Feel Dirty, You’re Doing It Wrong!.

Thanks Nadia Bracken for passing this along! Great article about networking- especially for people who sometimes (or all the time!) feel negatively about networking. This really puts the skill of networking into perspective! If Networking Makes You Feel Dirty, You’re Doing It Wrong

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The Art and Skill of Freelancing: PODCAST

The Art and Skill of Freelancing: PODCAST

Episode Details A true trailblazing, freelance rockstar, Julie Cortes joins Uprisor to talk about what it means to freelance professionally. What are the risks and rewards of choosing the lifestyle? What makes good client relationships and communication? When she’s not creating amazing content or ad campaigns for her litany of clients, Julie teaches the art […]

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LifeSciHub Member Tim Mikhelashvili’s Podcast- On Entrepreneurship and Creativity

  Tim Mikhelashivili, a medical affairs specialist independent consultant and visionary, interviews an ex-Lucas film entrepreneur on creativity and visioning.  Very inspirational! Podcast link:  https://bit.ly/michaelrubinpodcast

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#FBW2021 THE FUTURE OF FREELANCE: INTENTION. IMPACT. PURPOSE.

#FBW2021 THE FUTURE OF FREELANCE: INTENTION. IMPACT. PURPOSE.

2020 Didn’t Stop Us … It Inspired Us to Grow, Virtually for Now.We now have amazing humans organizing #FBW2021 from Austin, Buffalo, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Miami and Tampa. And boy have they been busy creating an outstanding lineup of speakers for 2021.Tickets range from free for limited sessions to $99 for full access AND promoting your business […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Proposal Writing 101

LifeSciHub Fireside: Proposal Writing 101

Proposal writing is an important element of independent consulting.  This Fireside explores best practices for proposal writing.  Examples will be provided, and discussion! Register HERE

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Business Development 101

LifeSciHub Fireside: Business Development 101

Life sciences independent consultants are subject matter experts.  They are highly trained, educated, and experienced in their domains.  Very few would describe themselves as “salespeople”.  And yet, “sell” is what any entrepreneur must do. This LifeSciHub Fireside explores the basics of sales, selling and, as they say “Getting to Yes” Register HERE

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LifeSciHub Fireside: The IC CV- Write it for your Experiences, Not the Corporate Ladder

LifeSciHub Fireside: The IC CV- Write it for your Experiences, Not the Corporate Ladder

Great Fireside, thank you so much Kamila Novak for sharing your “CV” as an example of how to structure for independent consulting, and for providing this template for others to use!  I put CV in quotes because it is almost a combination of a consulting practice brochure and and a CV.  The use of infographics […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Multiple Streams of Income- A Member Shares His Experience as An Airbnb Landlord

LifeSciHub Fireside: Multiple Streams of Income- A Member Shares His Experience as An Airbnb Landlord

Independent consultants are entrepreneurs.  Unlike when we were full time employees, when there was usually a single source of income- the paycheck- the successful solopreneur pursues multiple streams of income.  There has never been a better time, as the tech-enabled sharing economy opens up many revenue stream opportunities. In this Fireside a LifeSciHub Community member […]

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Bill Rate vs. Market Rate:  Working With 3rd Parties

Bill Rate vs. Market Rate: Working With 3rd Parties

According to LifeSciHub research- the Life Sciences Independent Workforce Annual Survey- 48% of independent consultants list “finding work” as their biggest challenge.  Working directly with sponsors is the strong preference, however sometimes independent consultants are forced to work through third parties for contractual reasons. In this Fireside, LifeSciHub discusses the importance of knowing your “Market […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Pricing, Utility and Prudent Reserves- Managing Peaks and Valleys- Recording Available for Members

LifeSciHub Fireside: Pricing, Utility and Prudent Reserves- Managing Peaks and Valleys- Recording Available for Members

Great discussion on April 5 about managing peaks and valleys- a lot of energy around this topic!  Recording available for members, here:  https://lifescihub1.sharepoint.com/:v:/s/LifeSciHubExpertProviderCommunity/ETVK3qMWT1ZBnapzvb28sy0BZ1F8DEITaZPqMvxNrAlY-g?e=brWrij   According to our research, the  Annual LifeSciHub Life Sciences Independent Workforce Survey, managing the peaks and valleys was the third most cited challenge of independent consulting:  “The most heavily weighted challenges […]

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A full day of Financial Literacy for Women in Celebration of International Women's Day!

A full day of Financial Literacy for Women in Celebration of International Women’s Day!

Topics Include: Planning for the Unexpected Understanding ETFs Asset Mix & Your Portfolio Financial Psychology Making Ends Meet in a Pandemic How to Start Investing Empowering Women to Create & Sustain Wealth Importance of a Will and Pitfalls Without One The Laws of Investing KEYNOTE SPEAKER Sponsored by TD Wealth INGRID MACINTOSH Keynote Presentation: Your […]

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Is Independent Consulting the Right Path for Me?

Is Independent Consulting the Right Path for Me?

About the Session:   Anyone who has thought about becoming a consultant, or anyone who has already decided to “make the leap” to independent consulting should attend this workshop. We’ll discuss the key factors to consider, as well as the important questions to ask yourself to see if independent consulting is right for you. Whether you […]

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6 Keys to Solopreneur Success

6 Keys to Solopreneur Success

About the Session:   Many people think that independent consulting is as simple as updating their LinkedIn profile and calling former colleagues. But the reality is quite different. Join PICA’s Chief Advocate to learn what REALLY makes independent consultants successful. Over the last 15 years, Liz has helped hundreds of people launch, run and grow their […]

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WIB-Metro New York: How to Negotiate for What You Need During COVID-19

WIB-Metro New York: How to Negotiate for What You Need During COVID-19

Sandra Kazahn Masur, Ph.D. is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and has a long history of championing women in science and medicine. Dr. Masur will share her insights on utilizing proper negotiation techniques so that women can achieve more in the workplace, secure higher salaries, and request more […]

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WIB-Seattle: Navigating Conflict & Difficult Conversations at Work

WIB-Seattle: Navigating Conflict & Difficult Conversations at Work

Join WIB-Seattle and executive coach, Kim Axelrod, for an interactive workshop on navigating difficult conversations and situations in the workplace. Listen, reframe, and reflect will be the focus of the discussion. Kim will share her expert knowledge on managing emotional response, listening, and communicating effectively to achieve successful cooperation among individuals and teams. We will […]

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WIB-Metro New York: (Wo)Managing a Merger – Utilizing Softer Skills to Support a Successful Outcome

WIB-Metro New York: (Wo)Managing a Merger – Utilizing Softer Skills to Support a Successful Outcome

Please join us as we learn the behind-the-scenes skills needed to complete a corporate merger from lead-master people person – Dr. Barb Jones. Dr. Jones will share her experience of leading a corporate merger in the midst of COVID, a high-pressure financial climate, businesses located on three continents, and in five different time zones. Learn […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Monetize Network Assets- LifeSciHub Connector Model

LifeSciHub Fireside: Monetize Network Assets- LifeSciHub Connector Model

The LifeSciHub marketplace platform enables Independent consultants to “Connect” drug sponsors with other excellent independent consultants without having to incur the considerable headaches of becoming a  fully fledged “firm”.  In this way, LifeSciHub members can expand revenue generation beyond the constraint of their own, finite, billable hours, cultivate multiple streams of income, and keep business […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside Chat:  Your Brand, Your Business

LifeSciHub Fireside Chat: Your Brand, Your Business

In a world drowning in content, the ability to meaningfully define and communicate one’s brand is the difference between business development and…not as much development as could be preferred.  This LifeSciHub Fireside Chat explore the concept of branding, and tools to promote one’s brand. Register HERE

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Monetize Network Assets- LifeSciHub Connector Model

LifeSciHub Fireside: Monetize Network Assets- LifeSciHub Connector Model

The LifeSciHub marketplace platform enables Independent consultants to “Connect” drug sponsors with other excellent independent consultants without having to incur the considerable headaches of becoming a  fully fledged “firm”.  In this way, LifeSciHub members can expand revenue generation beyond the constraint of their own, finite, billable hours, cultivate multiple streams of income, and keep business […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Monetize Network Assets- LifeSciHub Connector Model

LifeSciHub Fireside: Monetize Network Assets- LifeSciHub Connector Model

The LifeSciHub marketplace platform enables Independent consultants to “Connect” drug sponsors with other excellent independent consultants without having to incur the considerable headaches of becoming a  fully fledged “firm”.  In this way, LifeSciHub members can expand revenue generation beyond the constraint of their own, finite, billable hours, cultivate multiple streams of income, and keep business […]

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