Sam Olson

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The private healthcare market isn't working

Capitalists are always and everywhere the enemies of capitalism. Without efficient regulation of markets they force up prices and undermine quality in their search for profits and power. With Wednesday's report on the state of private healthcare, the Competition Commission has once again …

'The tectonic plates of healthcare are moving'

Commenting on my open letter to the new chair of the GPC, Dr Chaand Nagpaul, David Cruise asks: "Could you clarify what it is you want. You call both for change and for continuity, for a return back in time and for a step into modernity." I confess that my call for a return to the old days of GPs …

7 Philadelphia Eagle Lessons Will Shuffle Healthcare Leadership

Chip Kelly’s fast-paced offensive style generated a great deal of success at the University of Oregon. In his first season in the NFL, he’s bringing new energy and success to the Eagles. ESPN’s Rick Reilly wrote about the revolution Kelly is bringing to the NFL. Kelly’s approach shook up the …

Google launches healthcare company Calico to extend life

The tech giant is a major investor in the California Life Co., or Calico, which will work on combating aging and disease.<p>September 18, 2013|By Jessica Guynn<p>Calico is the latest in a series of ambitious projects undertaken by Google… (Krisztian Bocsi, Bloomberg )<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. believes …

Silicon Valley

Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle

Obamacareis driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.<p>The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and challenge the system to meet the new demand.<p>So it …

Pharma

Strategic Thinking - Creating Your Own Game with a Longevity Strategy

Despite the talk about the importance of disruptive strategies, a more subtle, longevity strategy can also serve a brand well. This is especially …

15 Ways To Wake Up With Motivation

Through all of the stories of great successes, it’s the men and women who found their <i>motivation</i> and consistently used it as their main drive to reach …

4 Things You Can Do at Your Desk to Be Happier | Inc.com

Happiness is a big, central goal for many of us and so is can feel like achieving it must involve big actions. But while finally learning to paraglide or making that career change you have long dreamed about may be necessary for your life satisfaction in the long-run, short term we shouldn't miss …

Happiness

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn

Are you waiting until after graduation to start building up your LinkedIn profile? It's time to reconsider.<p>"Every student is blindly trying to make a …

The #1 Quality of Top Employees | Inc.com

When asked which qualities define their "Best Employee Ever," <i>Inc</i>. readers had plenty to say. And one word came up more than any other: <b>proactive</b>.<p><b>Trustworthiness</b> and <b>reliability</b> tied for a close second. <b>Dedication</b>, <b>enthusiasm</b>, <b>humility</b>, <b>passion</b> and a sense of <b>humor</b> all received high marks, along with being …

Employment

Andile Khumalo

<i>This article first appeared in the Business Times section of The Sunday Times on 22 May 2016. The Sunday Times is the biggest weekly newspaper in</i> …

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From The Movie ‘Limitless’

The premise of this film is based on a fictional drug called NZT which magically transformed down-and-out loser <i>Eddie Morra</i> into one of the most …

Project Management Team Success – 7 Reasons to Include Event People

Who are the event people on your team?<p>Even if you aren’t planning and developing events, you should have “event people” involved on your project …

What’s the Point of Creativity?

Creativity and innovation are hot topics these days, and they are being studied more frequently and intensely. Great observations have come of the attention, as Will Burns writes for <i>Forbes</i>: A coffee-shop study from the University of Illinois concluded that moderate levels of noise, as opposed to …

How I Changed My Environment So That I Could Reach Success

<b>Editors note:</b> <i>I received this great and inspiring story from Sheldon Scipio earlier today, and found that it embodies the truths of how most people</i> …

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, network their tooshes off and …

10 Creative Ways To Make Money Online

If you’d claimed it was possible for the average guy on the street to <i>make millions of dollars online</i> just a decade ago, the chances are good you’d …