You arrive at the office scrubbed, groomed, caffeinated and motivated—or do you? Some dawns are tougher than others. That’s why we have this regular feature to kick off the morning with an inspirational, thoughtful or humorous video that will energize your meeting and give you a reason to face the day with optimism.By Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group

Technology to the Rescue

Every day something amazing is happening in our field of healthcare. We all know how the ravages of Parkinson’s Disease disrupt lives and dismay families. Here’s some hope from the technology forefront—an incredible change in one patient’s ability to function.


Does your team need a little motivation for working together? Kevin James, in the movie “Here Comes The Boom,” shows how to get all of those cells to work together…to become a team.

Lookers, Listeners and Touchers—and How to Communicate With Them

Lynne Franklin explains how to read the person across the table, and how to make meaningful rap-port without judgment—just insight.

The Secret to a Joyful Life

Ingrid Fettell Lee wanted to do things that were meaningful and useful. When a professor said her work gave him “joy,” she was disappointed. But then she discovered how important it is to awaken joy in others—in both professional and personal settings.

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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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