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Posts tagged with "friendship"

  • Elisabeth Pain , ,

    Putting an End to Toxic Friendships

    It may be a tough thing to do, but tenure-track faculty members need to recognize and put an end to relationships with “dead weights, negatives, dispensers of bad advice, draggers-down of your conscience, and saboteurs of your labors,” writes David Perlmutter, director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the… Read More
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    On the Importance of Friendship in a Scientific Career

    A scientific career is, for many of us, one of the most intense endeavors that we undertake.  It both captures and defines our lives.  As a scientist, you often think and worry about your work when you are out of the laboratory — even while lying in bed at night.  You experience waves of enthusiasm… Read More