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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