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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...

What Makes A Team Smarter? More Women: Silicon Valley Edition

June 29, 2015   Defend Your Research: What makes a team smarter? More women There’s little correlation between a group’s collective intelligence and the IQs of its individual members. But if a group includes more women, its collective intelligence rises. You realize you’re saying that groups of women are...

A Startup We Should All Get Behind: “Q” wants to be “The Best Employer”

June 18, 2015 [caption id="attachment_12252" align="alignnone" width="780"] Managed by Q co-founders Saman Rahmanian (left) and Dan Teran[/caption] Finally! This site writes a lot about startups behaving badly (The Sociopathic Business Model™) but here's one that's doing it right.  Managed by "Q" co-founders Saman Rahmanian and Dan Teran get...