eLABorate Topics

Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 3:”The single most important soft skill for your next- level career”

In this episode Lona Small explains why Self- Awareness is so important to helping medical lab professionals land and stand out in their next- level careers.

Lona went in more details to include 5 different self- awareness steps that are vital for medical lab professionals to stand out. 

The 5 important Self- Awareness steps are:

1.     Be aware of- What You Do Best

2.     Be aware of- What is important to you

3.     Be Aware of -A clear vision of your goals

4.     Be Aware of -Your Personal Attributes

5.     Be Aware of- Your Personal Courage


Listen to the full episode for the details on the 5 Self- Awareness steps you must use to land and standout in your career.

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