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Trending Today…News of Olympic Proportion!

In honor of the Olympics, I thought it would be fun to share all the different countries reading the site.  Silly? Yes (I’m excited, very humbled and extremely appreciative) and you can take the beast out of sales but you can’t take sales out of...

Gods Among Mere Mortals

What's Behind Door Number Three? For every medical startup that made it, another 1000, likely did not.  I knew the questions to ask, during an interview (blind date) to help me assess, if the job was even worth my time.  Let’s just say, I kissed a...

Startups like Bitcoin are a Breeding Ground for Fraud

  Bitcoin has been in the news recently when their CEO was arrested for money laundering through the site, and setting a tone for a very dangerous precedent .  There is popular a misconception among Startups, that because they are tougher for the government to regulate...

Soul Suckers: The Stress Of Job Searching with Recruiters

Originally posted February 3, 2014 Re-edited and updated August 25, 2017 [caption id="attachment_270" align="alignnone" width="960"] The question I've been asked most often in my career: "How do I get into Medical Device Sales?" Followed by, "Can you help me?"[/caption] What I viewed as the onetime 'The Prince,' of...

What’s Still Missing from Our Boardrooms?

If you guessed women, well then, you'd be correct!   Indeed, the news is not good: the percentage of women directors in the Fortune 500 at 16.9% has remained flat (it was 16.6% in 2012 and 16.1% in 2011).* This despite numerous studies stating one way...

It’s Called a Heart (Part 4)

Please read: It's Called a Heart (Part 1-3 First) In stark contrast, I entered the hospital in the pediatric wings, and was now in the cardiac wing, which was mainly elderly. An elderly cardiac patient who was in and out of the hospital had a private...

It’s Called a Heart (Part 3)

It’s Called a Heart (Part 3) Read:  It’s Called a Heart (Part 1) and (Part 2) Wow-Sorry, getting this story out may actually take as long as the acutal surgery (5 hours). Finally, the doctors weren't messing around, they wanted to schedule me for surgery as soon as...

Trending on Buycott Today-February 2, 2014

Trending on Buycott today.  Join a campaign or start one of your own. http://www.buycott.com/campaign/732/boycott-johnson-johnson-accused-of-destroying-evidence http://www.buycott.com/campaign/705/boycott-johnson-johnson-paying-back-2-back-billions Thanks for reading-Melayna Lokosky      ...

Way to Go CEO!

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty and the rest of her senior management team are relinquishing their 2013 bonuses as penance for the technology company's lackluster performance last year. IBM and their senior management team are a great example of a company taking accountability.  Or maybe we need...

This was Brave (No Seriously)

Google Plus hosted President Obama, Friday, as he answered questions asked directly from Americans regarding ACA (Obamacare).  That is seriously brave! "I cannot keep my plan, which I like," Kentuckian Rebecca Stewart told Obama. "I’ve spent weeks, with days on the phone, getting confidently delivered wrong...