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Category Archives: Group leadership
Recently our lab group spent a bit of time deciding on exactly how we want to interact with one another. What is this whole lab group business all about? What are the rules? What are the guidelines? Do we have … Continue reading
Feeling scared and guilty because your teacher or boss has asked for a meeting without telling you its subject?
Why when someone above me asks for a meeting without telling me why do I feel scared and guilty? I try to think of what I might have done to offend, but nothing comes to mind. It is a little … Continue reading
In the business world, technician, project manager and program manager are different jobs, but in academia, the successful career has elements of all three, particularly for scientists and engineers. What exactly are these jobs? The woman I sat next to … Continue reading
What did you do last year? What are you going to do this year? Where does your work fit in with the rest of the lab group? A great way to find out without missing anything is to give a … Continue reading