How we negotiated from a $1m to a $3m start up award.

  First, sorry for not being in touch. I know. It’s been awhile. We’ve been quite busy working on some up-coming new material. It’s going to make science so much easier to manage. (I’ll come back to this topic at another post.) For now, I’m here to talk...

Stop Being Selfish…during negotiations.

“Damien, you’re selfish!” said my old mentor. “For what?!” I was shocked. “You’re afraid to help the neighboring lab because what they might think of you? That’s selfish!” That was an eye opener. I was more focused on how I felt rather than focusing on how I could...