Chunk Your Time

April 23, 2010

We spend too much of our day trying to cram more into it. We adopted the computer term multi-tasking and tried to apply it to...

Work-Life Balance

April 2, 2010

What can managers do to prevent or reduce the impact of work-life imbalance on themselves and their staff? Answers include ph...

Dig Deeper

February 8, 2010

This months Dig Deeper video features Jeffrey Tobe, author of the feature article Coloring Outside the Lines.

Coloring Outside the Lines

February 8, 2010

To succeed in today's marketplace, lab managers need to be creative and innovative. Though many lab professionals don't see t...

Refereeing Research Papers

February 8, 2010

Your research staff can play a role in the peer process by participating as referees for manuscripts. What are the advantages...

Communicating a Vision

February 8, 2010

Taking the time to initiate a small goal like creating a vision is the first step toward creating a better team, a stronger w...

Cost Benefit Analysis

January 20, 2010

With budgets tighter than ever, you might feel like your margin for error is razor thin. No doubt, your ability to predict th...

Conflict Management

January 6, 2010

As unpleasant as it seems, conflict can be one of a lab manager's best ways of discovering where problems exist among his or ...

I Told You

January 6, 2010

"There's nothing particularly special about 360-degree feedback. It's just a tool and, like any tool, is only useful if you k...

Science Matters: Free Agency

January 6, 2010

What leads individuals to pursue a career in freelancing? What do they find most appealing about free-agent work in the scien...