The Medical Affairs and Healthcare Industry Chronicle

Fun Theory – or How to Trick Yourself into Better Habits

Thanks to the pandemic, I developed an exercise habit. I cycle most days. The reason I go out is as much for my soul as it is for my body. Rain or shine, every day nature has new surprises in store for me and I arrive home re-energised. Balance is the key to a happy

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Leadership: Don’t Tell Your Teams You’ll Let Them Fly, Then Clip Their Wings

How fast things change. Last April, I spent a month in England. This entailed ten days of self-isolation, four mandatory PCR tests and daily phone calls from a UK government agency monitoring my adherence to the self-isolation rules. Covid vaccines only started being rolled out for my age group in May and that is when

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Leadership: You Get What You Ask For

Sunshine, blue skies and the first colourful flowers are providing me with happiness this week. And I have just finished planning a business trip to Israel. The last time I was there was on my gap year, before I started medical school. I met an Israeli family at a bus stop and ended up living

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The Hurrier I Go the Behinder I Get – the March Hare on Projects

Almost two months down, ten months to go. The sun is shining, the air is bright and the buds on the trees are starting to unfurl. It feels like spring is on its way. Recently on a walk through the city, the street musicians were back, people were out in droves and for the first

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Lonely Biryani and the Siren Song of the Pandemic

The year is off to a dynamic start. The weather is chilly, but I am back on my bike cycling through an awakening world full of the scents and promise of spring. As a data lover I frequently check my Garmin to see how I am doing and how my performance is improving, or not,

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I Speak With a Loud Voice Because I Have Testosterone

I hope 2022 started well for you. I feel content, the way that a greyhound chasing a rabbit round a track is content. The sun is shining. The world has tumbled down the rabbit hole of holiday stupor and out into the open. It’s a new year, new projects, new friends, new adventures and the

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Today I Threw my Christmas Tree out of an Upstairs Window

Happy New Year. May the sun light your path, the winds fill your sails, the rains water your garden and good surprises abound. I also hope that poetry accompanies you as we emerge from the greys of winter into the hopeful green of spring, the yellows of summer and the ochres of autumn. Another cycle

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