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November 2015

7 Common Mistakes of Entrepreneurs and How to Fix Them

By | November 14th, 2015|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most entrepreneurs start out with great optimism because they perceive in their minds a visionary product or service that could revolutionize some facet of work, life, industry or medicine. First time entrepreneurs embark on this journey with lots of energy and motivation that propels them to step [...]

November 2014

Successful Entrepreneurs See The World Through Unique Eyes

By | November 22nd, 2014|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , |

Successful entrepreneurs view the world differently than everyone else.  When other individuals spot a problem—an entrepreneur sees an opportunity. The average person may just complain about an obstacle, whereas successful entrepreneurs see solutions. They are by nature, problem-solvers. Try this exercise. [...]

April 2011

Can I Start a Company and Still Remain an Academic Professor or Physician?

By | April 4th, 2011|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , , , |

You may be a Professor or Practicing Physician at a University or Research Institution and ask the question “How can I start a biotech company if I don’t really want to run it?” Don’t worry! You don’t have to be [...]

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September 2009

Pfizer -Hand, Wrist and Face-Slapped with $2.3 Billion in Fines

By | September 3rd, 2009|Categories: BioBlog|Tags: , , , |

Discouraging news was announced about the unlawful practices of Pfizer in marketing its drugs to physician's using free golf, massages, and resort junkets, along with promoting off-label uses for several of their drugs (read complete story). The Justice Department said that Pfizer's sales people created sham requests from physicians asking about unapproved drug uses and then the company mailed the information to doctors. This $2.3 billion settlement is the largest ever paid by a drug company.

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