Radical Candor: Can It Work for Academics?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

With many parallels to the struggles of busy life in academia, Scott's Radical Candor is an excellent read. You can easily finish this book in an evening but it's one …

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Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Benjamin Tingey

Are you a genius or a genius maker?

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Don't Miss the Deal Breakers: Nine Questions for New Lab Staff Hires

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Hooray! You’ve set up a lab. You have a scale and everything. Now the applicants are pounding down your door looking forward to helping you get the Nobel Prize. …

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Strong Performance

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Coach or scientist, the basics are basic.

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When the hired becomes the hirer: Hiring tips for new group leaders

Christina Termini, PhD

Here, I share some tips and tricks for new group leaders to consider when building their research team. My recent lessons learned.

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Lessons in Leadership: Why You Should Read Colin Powell's It Worked For Me

The Edge for Scholars

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell offers leadership advice through storytelling in this collection of anecdotes and true tales.  Each short chapter derives a lesson from an incident encountered in …

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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Toward Institutional Progress: Faculty Book Groups, Anti-Racist Texts

Eric Sentell, PhD

Faculty book groups reading anti-racist texts are a simple, actionable idea for driving individual and institutional change.

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Small Wins for Sustained Success: The Progress Principle

The Edge for Scholars

Don’t let your lab’s fortunes sink like the Titanic, to borrow the opening simile from The Progress Principle.  Read this book instead and find out how to facilitate …

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