Adding research funding from the private sector is a lucrative option many researchers do not pursue. One of the biggest reasons this option is overlooked is a lack of understanding of how companies function and how an academic researcher might bridge cultural differences to make valuable connections.
Every week has 7 days, 168 hours or 10080 minutes…. a lot of time to do a lot of things! Still, many of us suffer from the feeling of always having too little of it. You might not give it enough thought on how to distribute it between your career, family, friends and hobbies.
Playing a waiting game does not help career progress. Still, many scientists hope victory and fame come naturally by producing scientifically solid work. But success usually takes more.