Interview request: Lab professionals experienced in change management

I am seeking science and technology lab professionals experienced in change management to contribute to an upcoming Lab Manager magazine article on this topic. The article is to be published in the December 2016 issue and will reach more than 44,000 laboratory professionals across the life and chemical sciences. In the article, I would like … Continue reading Interview request: Lab professionals experienced in change management

#Scicomm Tip: Never claim to be the first to do anything in science

You see it all the time—in a popular news article about a groundbreaking research study to even the primary literature—that so-and-so researcher is the "first" to make some brand new discovery. This claim makes me cringe every time I see it. Why? Well to be honest, it's highly unlikely to be the absolute first at … Continue reading #Scicomm Tip: Never claim to be the first to do anything in science

Interview Request: Seeking an experienced lab manager to weigh in on value of conferences

I am seeking an experienced lab manager to contribute to an upcoming Lab Manager magazine article on the value of attending conferences. The article is to be published in the September 2016  issue and will reach more than 44,000 laboratory professionals across the life and chemical sciences. I would like to get the perspective of … Continue reading Interview Request: Seeking an experienced lab manager to weigh in on value of conferences

Tips for designing a contact or business card

I often get asked for tips on designing a business or contact card. My response is to keep it simple. The goals are for the recipient of the card: 1) to be able to easily contact you; and 2) even more importantly, remember who you are. Here's a few tips on how to effectively design … Continue reading Tips for designing a contact or business card

Virtual Onboarding: How to Foster Open Communications and Engage Employees from a Distance

I will be presenting a Lab Manager webinar titled "Virtual Onboarding: How to Foster Open Communications and Engage Employees from a Distance" on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 1 pm EST. You can register for the webinar online at the Lab Manager website. Below is a description of the webinar topic and learning objectives. You … Continue reading Virtual Onboarding: How to Foster Open Communications and Engage Employees from a Distance