Herding Cats

Herding Cats

July 3, 2013

Lab managers make no secret of their desire for a bigger serving of commitment and cooperation from their staff scientists an...
A Better Way to Onboard

A Better Way to Onboard

June 12, 2013

There is no making up for a first impression, especially when the relationship starts online. After so much time and effort i...

Independence Day

May 8, 2013

Dawn is arriving. The crisp aroma of meadow flowers fills the air and the crowd inhales deeply to capture the scent, if only ...

Nurturing Talent

May 2, 2013

In the science world, as in all technical fields these days, there’s a strong emphasis on the need to find the best tal...
Quit Micromanaging!

Quit Micromanaging!

April 4, 2013

The slogan of the micromanager may well be “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” However, “Mi...

Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

March 7, 2013

Most managers and employees fear conflict at work because it can reduce productivity, negatively impact teamwork, and consume...

Motivate Your Lab

March 5, 2013

How to run an efficient and creative lab without micromanaging

Mentoring Matters

January 27, 2013

An often overlooked practice critical to passing on key aspects of scientific knowledge