How do you stop the drama? Don’t play the role.

How do you stop the drama? Don’t play the role.

Stop the drama triangle. “Nick, Joe’s been at it again. He’s not giving me the cloning constructs that I need. He’s just criticizing my assay designs and belittling my ideas. Can you talk to him?” Nancy, a frustrated graduate student, desperately reaches out to her...

How can you find good help? Sell yourself.

“I can’t find a decent postdoc to work in my lab. Most of the applicants perform more like technicians. Do I have to design their experiments for them too?!” Jerry, a young junior investigator, was sharing with me his frustrations with the lack of talented postdocs....