LifeSciHub Fireside Sept 27 2021:

LifeSciHub Fireside Sept 27 2021: “Hubber” Update Q4 2021

All LifeSciHub members are small business.  LifeSciHub is too!  As we’re also based on total transparency, we thought, why not invite our fellow small business members into the details of the LifeSciHub tech platform startup journey?  It is both informative and interesting, for all of us who are interested in business.  And, if you are […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside Chat Aug 23 2021:  Medical Devices.  Launched.  With Haley Schwartz

LifeSciHub Fireside Chat Aug 23 2021: Medical Devices. Launched. With Haley Schwartz

Meeting recording here ————— Join LifeSciHub to hear medical device expert Haley Schwartz describe her journey to independent consulting and the remarkable innovations she sees taking place in the medical device world. And of course, speed networking!   Aug 23, 2021, 12 noon, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89448322453

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LifeSciHub Fireside: July 26, 2021 - BizDev 101

LifeSciHub Fireside: July 26, 2021 – BizDev 101

Fantastic Fireside from extremely experienced biometrics/pharma start up independent expert Doug Milikien, Accudata Solutions.  Thank you Doug! Post meeting update- recording link: Meeting Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/5CiHee3e_CQJwphkpyg3JFI4Ulrsf_4SHCRXg9iIYEX7gDMIIRVxY5CQqSxngaCZ.5Wz_7u24abgjUYPc ——– Meeting Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89448322453 Join us for a discussion on Business Development. Doug Milikien will be regaling some of his more interesting negotiation stories. This will be a fun… […]

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LifeSciHub Q3 2021 Fireside Chat Series

LifeSciHub Q3 2021 Fireside Chat Series

LifeSciHub continues the Fireside Chat series in Q3 2021.  This quarter we’re thrilled to invite guest speakers from among the independent workforce.  Life sciences experts, entrepreneurs, visionaries.  In other words, independent experts!    For Teams Channel Meeting Information, Register HERE July 19 Independent Business and MSA Sharing– A “Future of Work” Case Study by Independent […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside: July 19, 2021 - Independent Business and MSA Sharing- A “Future of Work” Case Study

LifeSciHub Fireside: July 19, 2021 – Independent Business and MSA Sharing- A “Future of Work” Case Study

Missed this awesome session?  No problem!!  Recording HERE —————- In 2021, we should all know by now that business is no longer business as usual.  We live in a very different world than, say, 1962- which is when many of the business cultures that still dominate thinking, decision making and “spend” were born. Today, we […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside: June 7 2021- LifeSciHub Updates

Quick summary of what was discussed: LifeSciHub Strategic Updates Mission statement Problem statement Economics of traditional 3rd party engagement and why industry can’t afford to operate like this anymore Stark real-life example of money wasted by industry- this does a disservice to the patients we are trying to serve Industry seems largely ignorant of the problem, […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Contract Terms 101- Recording Available for Members

LifeSciHub Fireside: Contract Terms 101- Recording Available for Members

Reading contracts is task enough, comprehending the terms completely and confidently is another matter entirely.  Welcome to what LifeSciHub plans to be a regular topic of our Fireside Series- Contract Terms 101.  We will pick one thorny section of a standard contract, parse through the legalese to arrive at what that term really means. Great […]

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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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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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LifeSciHub Q2 2021 Fireside Chat Series

LifeSciHub Q2 2021 Fireside Chat Series

LifeSciHub continues the Fireside Chat series in Q2 2021.  This quarter we’re tackling many topics of interest to independent small businesses.  For Teams Channel Meeting Information, Register HERE 5-Apr Prudent reserve, pricing and utility- managing peaks and valleys   12-Apr  Working with 3rd parties & LifeSciHub Connector Model- Let’s think about Innovation!   19-Apr  Multiple […]

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Monday Fireside March 8 2021:  The PRO Act- What you need to know (and it's not good for independent consultants)

Monday Fireside March 8 2021: The PRO Act- What you need to know (and it’s not good for independent consultants)

Governments are getting into the independent consultant game, and as usual, it’s not going *quite* that efficiently.  On Monday March 8, 2021, the US House of Reps is looking at the PRO Act, a union-inspired labor law update that is mostly about strengthening unions.  No problems there, however, oddly, the bill also includes elements of […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside Chat series:  Incorporation Stories

LifeSciHub Fireside Chat series: Incorporation Stories

LifeSciHub’s “Fireside Chat” series continues on Monday February 15, 2021.  This meeting’s topic is the journey to incorporation.  What was that like for you?  How did you achieve it?  Independent consultants will compare notes, and two experiential case studies will be presented.  Register HERE

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LifeSciHub Fireside Chat:  All About Professional Liability Insurance

LifeSciHub Fireside Chat: All About Professional Liability Insurance

What exactly is professional liability insurance?  Is it really necessary?  How much does it cost?  Where can I get it? This LifeSciHub Fireside Chat seeks to answer these questions and more.  Guest speaker Ryne Ring, Head of Insurance for Bunker walks us through insurance for the gig economy.  Along with the rise of the independent […]

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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:  Drop in Independent Consultant Networking

LifeSciHub Fireside Chat: Drop in Independent Consultant Networking

This LifeSciHub Fireside chat brings together independent consultants who have chosen to break from their corporate parents and “go it alone”.  That said, it can be helpful and rewarding to compare notes with other mavericks of life sciences R&D.  Come share your experiences, ask questions, and make new friends and connections. Register HERE

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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 Chat:  Bookkeeping Q&A

LifeSciHub Fireside Chat: Bookkeeping Q&A

Analysis plans, quality metrics, randomized controlled clinical trials, PhDs, MDs, patient data and… …debits and credits? Some people take easily to bookkeeping.  Others find it confounding.  One thing is certain, a business needs bookkeeping like people need air to breathe, and the more one understands it, the healthier the business will be. This Fireside Chat […]

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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:  Business Plan Workshop

LifeSciHub Fireside: Business Plan Workshop

Every business needs a business plan, even a business of one.  This is what LifeSciHub considers to be Basic Business Best Practices.   In this workshop, LifeSciHub discussed the basic elements of the business plan.  Two simple, one page business plans were referenced.  Templates here: Lean Canvas Template One Page Business Plan Template Any questions or […]

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