Another Bad Day in Science Factory....A Valentine to My Postdoc

Aug 04 2014 Published by under Uncategorized

Experiment/Surgery did not go well. Not at all. Everyone thought it was there fault. Not true at all. If anyone screwed up it was likely me. But most likely it was one of those things where many little things went wrong and produced a Big Failure. Everyone was very upset. In the discussion, dare I say post-mortem afterwards, The Postdoc stepped up to the plate. He went through what happened for the more junior, and explained why it wasn't their faults, why it wasn't as bad as when things failed before. He didn't just say nice things, he said the right things.  Here's to you, Postdoc:

 

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