Category Archives: Business meetings

What to wear when you go to the National Science Foundation?

You just got chosen for an NSF panel. You’ve read the proposals, submitted your reviews and are flying into DC tomorrow. But there is one last thing. What do you wear? I suppose no one talks about this because after … Continue reading

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What’s the point of an external scientific advisory committee?

A couple of weeks ago a lot of very busy and amazing scientists spent a lot of time preparing for a day with their external scientific advisory committee. They gave talks, organized meals, showed us lots of charts about who … Continue reading

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Run your business meeting efficiently

Why is it we waste so much time in business meetings? Why do we spend twenty minutes discussing something that we all agree on? Why are we unclear as to what needs to be done? Why can people run whole … Continue reading

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