Monday, August 22, 2022

Being a good mentor

 Re-post of:

The Best Policy
Urmimala Sarkar - March 1, 2022
Dear friends,
It’s March 2022, and I can’t say whether time moves quickly or slowly any more. The state of our world is hitting me hard right now, and I am sending solidarity to all who share this feeling. I spoke to a small group of mid-career faculty recently, and they followed up after the meeting with the following question: “We suggest a future blog post on techniques and strategies for supporting excellence on research teams
Combine high expectations with specific feedback.
Be forthcoming with your team about the bigger picture. 
Own your mistakes. 
 be kind to yourself. 

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