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Who you gonna call? Who are your referees?

Who you gonna call? Who are your referees?

Who you gonna call? Who are your referees? As we get into August I have a burst of optimism that I will get lost of 'stuff' done. Both work wise and home wise. What my brain has failed to factor in is the three nerds-in-training who need entertaining / prising from...

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Are You In the 80 or the 20?

Are You In the 80 or the 20?

Are you in the Pareto 80 or the 20? Have you heard of the Pareto 80 20 principle? When working with a group of people in a training setting there are those that get on with the task, find the zoom link or fill in the exercise. And then there are the ones who can't...

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Making the most of your experts

Making the most of your experts

Everyone needs a little expert advice now and then. So the nerd household and I have just had two weeks staycation. Typically, the British weather took hold and it rained and rained. I was desperate to go to the beach but the nerds-in-training in the house just kept...

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But I’ve worked so hard. The sunk cost fallacy.

But I’ve worked so hard. The sunk cost fallacy.

I've studied all this time. I've racked up student loans. My family have supported me during my studies. I always wanted to be a scientist. Sunk costs. All phrases I have heard during one to one sessions and on development courses. Often spoken by people who start the...

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How do I create a career plan?

Time for Plan Z! Career Plan, anyone? When I was a postdoc (as dinosaurs roamed the Earth and 3 Tesla body scanners were rare) the standing joke was that a career plan was simple. Do what you do now or Plan Z - leave and have a baby. Well baby nerdling is now a...

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