An Introvert’s Guide to Conference Networking

Conferences are a great way to meet a ton of people with interests directly relevant to your own. It can also be terribly overwhelming and scary. Here are some tricks that have worked for me, a tried and true introvert: Find the person who knows everyone.  Some people actually enjoy meeting new people. They make … Read more

Become a social (media) butterfly

We hear it all the time: network, network, network. Meeting people and making connections is essential in today’s workplace. However, not everyone is great at meeting new people. I am quite shy. When people question this trait of mine I tell them about my first day in 6th grade at a new school. Instead of … Read more

Top Secret Mission

  Within this packet of papers is your mission, should you choose to accept.  Read the enclosed materials, find the necessary resources, and then report back to me.  The experiment is top secret.  This message is scheduled to self-destruct in 3… 2… 1- BOOM! While I was a student, my mentor often gave my lab … Read more