RLS helps life sciences - individuals, inventions, teams, technologies, and organisations - to release their full potential and achieve growth.
People First – Team ethos, Leadership & Guiding Progress
Blending teamwork, personal development and volunteering
Blending teamwork, personal development and volunteering It’s been scientifically proven that teamwork – working collaboratively with a group of people to achieve a common goal – gives the most effective and efficient outcome. But it’s not all about efficient pieces of work – it’s about you! There are many benefits to working from home –…Read More →
Why Coach? At risk of being self-indulgent, allow me to explain my own coaching journey and capabilities that might assist you. Life and working life are complicated. It can help to talk things through. Bringing structure to the discussion can assist. If the coach has some experience in your industry, it will help you more.…Read More →
Keeping your balance in a new role or project
Keeping your balance in a new role or project Finding a balance and making progress in a new role or a new project can be challenging Taking full stock of the challenge ahead – in a new role or a new project – can help you. The seven statements in “The First 90 Days” by…Read More →
Planning for a successful new market
Seeking New Market Success. Is your business planning to expand into a new market? Expanding into a new market can be very exciting yet daunting for many businesses. How can a business maximise an opportunity to drive growth in a new market? How does a business minimise any risk, challenge, or uncertainty when entering a…Read More →
A Journey by Coach
A Journey by Coach “I noticed that the people who belittled weren’t curious.” – Ted Lasso (1) When did you learn ‘that way’ you tend to behave in each situation? When did you form that view? What’s your evidence for it? I formed a view on coaching about 20 years ago, “Helping someone to bring…Read More →
Less really is more?
Less really is more? In music and sport, playing fewer notes, making simple passes, can be more effective in delivering a better end product. In a presentation, a silent pause can be more effective than over-talking and risking missing the point. What will you do less of in order to focus more of you…Read More →
The “Why?” Through broad networking, focussed business development discussions, conversations with clients and chats with friends, I’ve been asked many times, “Why form RLS?” Although the business has had a clear purpose from inception, my answer does evolve. Each day, I challenge myself to always question the “Why?” in what I do. Please allow me…Read More →
Go On. Do it – the Power of Planning
Go On. Do it – the Power of Planning Getting a business off the ground is invigorating and also deeply challenging. For me it’s about applying the same set of rules to anything that you really want to succeed in, whether that is training for and running a ‘marathon’ or starting up that business. Getting…Read More →
Fascinated and Curious – Scientific Curiosity and Acumen
Communicating Data Insights Effectively – Lessons from Semmelweis
Communicating Data Insights Effectively – Lessons from Semmelweis Reliance on data for our-decision making continues to fill our working lives (and personal ones). Such data can, importantly, show the need to change a current approach or business practice, however, it can be difficult to get stakeholders to re-examine previously successful practices and adopt new ones;…Read More →
Crafting your burning questions?
Crafting your burning questions? I’m fresh back from an inspiring and brilliantly organised Genesis 2021. Great job @OneNucleus – I’m now brimming with ideas! In the life science industry we always talk about focusing more on customers: Customer Centricity – trying to understand their needs and wants better. One of the really memorable sessions at…Read More →
The Big Genomics Team
The Big Genomics Team Introduction Calling a conference a festival gives it a whole different texture. Maybe celebratory. On a cold January morn, around 2,000 genomics professionals met at The Design Centre in London for The Festival of Genomics. They came from the research lab, from the clinic, from industry and beyond. United in taking…Read More →
One great day on a page – a brief insight into Genesis 2018
One great day on a page – a brief insight into Genesis 2018 RLS’s objective at the One Nucleus’ excellent Genesis meeting last week was to learn, connect and develop. Well, it was fascinating. The overarching theme was of ‘Driving success in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Convergence of Technology, Investment and Talent.’ Here RLS offers…Read More →
Methodical and Meticulous – Subject Matter Expertise
Pragmatic product development for small organisations
Pragmatic product development for small organisations SMEs with new technologies can understandably be drawn to high-level commercial milestones that are needed to secure important investments in the short term. With limited resource (in both people and finances), which is common in pre-investment stages, important steps that provide a firm foundation for future product realisation can…Read More →
Planning for a Successful Kick-off Meeting in 2022?
Planning for a Successful Kick-off Meeting in 2022? The world may stop turning while your preparation is scrutinized. It’s intense but a great learning opportunity and a chance to really get to know your team. You’re investing a lot of time although, in 2022, less money on travel. You and your team would like to…Read More →
Love a process – achieve a goal!
Love a process – achieve a goal! Sometimes we need to hold our nerve and trust the process. Have a clear goal, do the right things and the right things will happen, in the end. It can take time though and we need to be self-critical and challenge what we do and keep tuning it up along the way.…Read More →
Dear Busy Life Sciences Professional,
Spring – A Great Time to Nurture Future Performance and Release Future Growth Are you a busy life sciences professional who wants to develop and improve the performance of your… • new venture? • existing business? • product? • team? • self? RLS’s 3-step Plan Assessment, Critical Evaluation and Improvement Plan (PACETM)  can…Read More →
Preparing for a Successful Kick-off Meeting
Preparing for a Successful Kick-off Meeting? The world may stop turning while your preparation is scrutinized. It’s intense but a great learning opportunity and a chance to really get to know your team. You’re investing a lot of time and money. You and you team would like to show consequential results as soon as possible.…Read More →