Amuse us!! Or else…

Szpylbert postdoc research jesterAgain a post about working as a postdoctoral researcher at a university. Modest pay, short contracts, project work, and a lot of egos to please. Doing a lot of Doodle polls that nobody bothers to reply to. Ah, yes, I sometimes forget, it’s also about research.

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On the menu: management skills

Szpylbert management sandwichTo diversify, your artist is also dispensing management advice. Our first lesson is about effectively criticising people by doing the popular “Shit Sandwich”. Praise – a nice thick layer of criticism – praise. That way, even harsh criticism will go down well. Buon appetito!