Author Archives: Steve Street

About Steve Street

I have worked in R&D within the Pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. Up until April 2012 all of my career had been with one company, but that has now changed. I left that company and took up a new role on May 1, 2012 - still very much within the Pharmaceutical industry and again based in the UK. I have been blogging every week now for over 10 years but only on an external site since January 2012. Email updates of the blogs can be requested using the ‘follow’ option within Wordpress. The blogs are only ever my personal view of what I see, think and feel. I am delighted if you agree and find value; happy if you disagree with my views and overjoyed if you feel motivated to comment. Most of all I am simply grateful that you read. Cheers Steve

Currency Exchange….

I was in the UK all last week. I was originally due to be back in California but wasn’t able to travel due to combination of schedule, personal commitments, and a somewhat illogical fear of Pacific Sea Bass. The meeting … Continue reading

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Network Voices…

I have learned the less than startling news that there is significant benefit in networks and thereby in LinkedIn. I’m sure there are other networking sites, but I downloaded the LinkedIn App and it’s a favorite on my home page. … Continue reading

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Chemical History…

I am a scientist. A chemist to be precise. I like data and detail. I like hypotheses and experiments. I like outcomes and analyses. Conclusions and learning. I don’t like hyperbole and exaggeration. I am unimpressed by emotion based arguments … Continue reading

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Pacific Parable…

It sounded superb. Seared Pacific Sea Bass with clams…from boat to table. What could be better? Well my seared Pacific sea bass with clams could have been better. Much better. I only managed a few mouthfuls. I knew instinctively it … Continue reading

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Silent Failure…

I learned a great deal from my PhD supervisor. I learned most when I was actually doing my PhD (seems like good news), but I have also learned a vast amount in hindsight. Hindsight learning doesn’t sound quite as good … Continue reading

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Deselection Election…

I flew through Chicago O’Hare airport last week. Chicago is an amazing city. People, sites, culture…so much to see, do, experience…so many people to meet. O’Hare itself? O’Hare not so much. In truth O’Hare is a very good, very large … Continue reading

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Plumbing Perseverance…

My home town has grown. An express London rail line two years ago. Everything changed. People commute every day. Some reverse commute and spend weekends here. The town changed. Coffee shops. Furniture shops. Wine bars. Art galleries. Delicatessens. Carpet shops. … Continue reading

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