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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...

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...
How many postdocs shall I do?

How many postdocs shall I do?

Along with “when shall I start a family?” this is the top question I get asked when working in universities. Beware anyone who gives you a magic answer to this! We are in the same territory as “how long is a piece of string?”. But don’t...
Do you dress for success?

Do you dress for success?

Jeans. T-shirt. 80s style power suit with shoulder pads. Super hero cloak. Clothes – we all need them. Unless you work in naturist setting. But working with technical and scientific people it can often be a bit of a mine field for my clients. Don’t get me...
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