Ten Commandments for Being a Successful Scientist

May 3, 2011


Some believe the successful were simply “lucky,” but what is luck?  Luck, some define, is when preparation meets opportunity.  And many weary scientists have wondered how to find that opportunity.  Our speaker, Professor Darren Griffin, of the University of Kent, UK, reveals ten essential keys to proactively create that opportunity and define your scientific success.

What You Will Learn

  • How to recognize opportunity when it knocks on the door
  • How to choose an effective network
  • How to position yourself to an audience who will listen
  • How to have the courage to turn and walk away when it doesn’t work

The Fine Print

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Darren Griffin
University of Kent