by Damien | Oct 5, 2015 | EDC Blog
Aside from the technical skill sets seasoned or novice research assistants can possess, they have 4 traits which can contribute to their work behaviors; motivation, mindset, perspective, and feelings. These dynamic traits can determine the productivity of your lab’s early success.
by Damien | Aug 17, 2015 | EDC Blog, Management“Secretary, or Administrative Assistant? What’s the difference what I call you?.” A young junior investigator nonchalantly asks one of the administrators in his newly appointed department. She was less than amused by his question. The difference is his perceived...
by Damien | Jun 1, 2015 | EDC Blog, Management
The solutions is to focus on core scientific objectives. This helps to filter out the negative noises, that would otherwise, cloud judgement and careful planning. This is why having a clear outline or budget, before looking for faculty positions, can help to understand how to manage career obstacles.
by Damien | May 25, 2015 | EDC Blog
There’s many ways to negotiate that can be either adversarial or cooperative. However, within a community that has a natural shared value of new scientific discoveries, those conversations can be more enjoyable rather than dreadful.
Have you negotiated your start up award already? How did that conversation go? Share your story with the rest of us.Leave a comment below.
by Damien | Apr 2, 2015 | EDC Blog, Leading Life Science Radio ShowHello everyone, this is a special episode that features yours truly the host. I am someone who’s passionate about science, but not passionate about myself. However, I want you to get to know who I am. The only way I knew how to do that was to re-broadcast an interview...