The challenges, pitfalls, and rewards
Many outstanding scientists or engineers have failed as lab managers because they lacked the right attitude
The number contrasts sharply with the departure rate of scientists in the 1960s, when a much higher fraction spent their full careers in academia
When you’re a lab manager, it can be challenging to find the time to work on your own career development
What is most important for you as you seek to improve your work and life?
While there are specific skills needed to be an effective manager, there are also mental attitudes or mindsets that aspiring managers need to develop
Survey also shows a majority believe that expertise in working with digital tools is critical to career advancement
Three pillars to redefine and understand success
What are the alternatives for those ambitious individuals who are blocked for promotion, whose job has lost its challenge, or who have lost their job?
Being motivated and showing resourcefulness are what separate a star from the pack