By Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group

Ideally, you get to the office, ready to start a day with renewed energy. But not everyone on the staff will feel the same way. So here are some caffeinated videos that we hope will give everyone ideas, change the way you approach things, and generally make your day ultimately better.

Coaching for No’s

Getting a positive or a negative response largely depends on how we frame a situation. Since we are wired to focus more on the negative, it takes practice to accentuate the positive. This is a great one for any manager or to use at a meeting.Pc0510000

Coaching for No’s: How to change the focus to a positive response every time

Thinking Backwards

An interesting approach to take when pursuing a product launch or a client sale. This is a great way to change up thinking at the beginning of a meeting on a product or a client situation.Pc0510100

Thinking Backwards: A chess grandmaster on structing a strategy from the end to the beginning.

Imagine If

Everyone who will ever make a presentation should take the time to watch this simple concept from Simon Sinek. We all know it, but here he clearly explains why we should pay attention to what we know.Pc0520100

Imagine If: The first impression in your presentation is the most important

New Hands

We work in this industry for a reason. For many of us it is to create moments like these.Pc0520000

New Hands: The reason we all chose healthcare

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Cari Kraft leads a team of master level recruiters at Jacobs Management Group, celebrating 20+ years of executive recruiting in the healthcare (pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology) and high-tech industries, nationally. Prior to joining Jacobs Management Group, Ms. Kraft has held positions as a Senior Sales Executive, Director of Business Development and Director of Marketing. She also has deep knowledge of the technology/startup fields, having been in the industry through the rise of the Internet. Ms. Kraft is a University of Pennsylvania/Wharton alumnus holding a degree in economics and decision sciences. Cari can be reached at



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