Opinion: Why It Is Time to Make Conferences Worth It

Very little science from meetings reaches a meaningfully large audience. NICHOLAS ROWE Taken from https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion--why-it-is-time-to-make-conferences-worth-it-66496 Having studied conferences for the last 10 years, I have come to find a disparity in the amount of time and resources scientists put into them and the benefits scientists get out of them as far as transmitting and receiving [...]

Use Failure as an Opportunity to Reflect on Your Strengths

Susan Peppercorn Taken from https://hbr.org/2019/07/use-failure-as-an-opportunity-to-reflect-on-your-strengths In a presentation to a group of executive job seekers in transition, a recruiter made the point that after years of reviewing C-level résumés, she had noticed a commonality: None of these top professionals had escaped having some setbacks, rejections, or missed opportunities. This information surprised the audience of recent [...]