If you watch any TV, you’ve probably seen Chevrolet’s crop of ads featuring a focus group of “real people, not actors”. The moderator subjects them to a variety of inane questions and tasks, such as… 1,054 more words
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1. We (falsely) associate being outgoing with being a good person.
The world loves bubbly, outgoing extroverts who can make small talk with anyone and instantly make you feel like you’re old friends. 831 more words
For me, the pinnacle of success would be writing for Cracked (not really). Unfortunately, my only experience in writing involves exceptional grades, obsessing over lists, writing long anecdotes on my Facebook page, and a novel that I can’t get anywhere with because I don’t particularly like my ideas for it. 651 more words
This is a follow-up post to my earlier one and also weaves into my post on “success” (with a little overlap). I am sharing my thoughts on this topic of research management, because I try to always keep myself learning about doing and managing research, and this blog serves as a set of notes as I learn; so why not share them too? 2,306 more words