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Ghosts of National Sales Meetings Past

Do You Think Anyone Knows? The Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industries are notorious for having meetings about having meetings.  And prior to that, we had conference calls about conference calls which reference the meetings about having meetings.  And, don’t get me started on the number of...

Ghosts of National Sales Meetings Past….COCKtail Parties

  COCKtail Parties*   National Sales Meetings (NSM) are the equivalent to Hollywood's Oscar Night for those in the startup Medical Device Industry (only far less fashionable and much more ego).  The NSM are usually held at the beginning of the year (just like Hollywood), in a warm...

Ghosts of National Sales Meetings Past…Marking Your Territory

Marking Your Territory For all the things miserable about National Sales Meetings, there are some good perks. I've made lifelong friendships, traveled, dined at some amazing restaurants (or so I’m told, remember I’m more of a lover of carnival food) and stayed at amazing resorts.  Over...

Ghosts of National Sales Meetings Past…Awards Dinner Speeches

 Awards Dinner The culmination of days of torture punctuated by a parade of egos and assholes encased in a pep rally and a bedtime fairy tale from the founder. Anytime I watch Jimmy Fallon and he does the 'Thank You,' notes, segment, I laugh.  As a kid,...

3 Bone-Chilling Absolutes about Startups

October 29, 2015 If you've ever worked for or are currently working for a startup especially in tech, med device or med tech these three facts about startups should chill you to the bone!  If they don't, then congratulations you are the company spooky, scary, (not just for Halloween)...

Implanting Plastic that Shouldn’t be Implanted in Humans? You O.K. With That?

#CleanUpYourMesh #FDA #NoEssureNoMesh February 20, 2015 From Mesh Problems: Let's attack Essure and Mesh at it's core! We have to fight and force accountability of the manufacturers of the raw materials. They are selling these fibers/textiles KNOWING that they aren't recommended for human implantation!! Please Share!! Yes, this is what's...