Persistence

 

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5000 Hours of Effort

Learning how to be a researcher takes dedication, advises F. Xavier Castellanos.

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Advice for a Tight Funding Climate

Alan F. Schatzberg describes distribution and review difficulties associated with a tight funding climate.

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An Eye on the Big Picture

Mark S. Bauer talks about what will sustain you over the long haul.

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Bad Reviews

In the grantwriting game, ego bruising is par for the course, notes David Klahr.

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Be Persistent

Realize that senior researchers have had stumbling blocks as well, says Andrea Fagiolini.

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Being Smart Helps; Being Persistent is Essential

Robert C. Pianta offers some advice on looking at the big picture when it comes to your career and research.

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Bumps in the Road

Philip A. Fisher talks about being persistent in order to meet your career and research goals.

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Climbing Mount Everest

William A. Vega has encouraging words for researchers about handling rejection.

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Collaboration Over Coffee

Communicating with colleagues in other fields can lead to innovative projects, states Samantha Meltzer-Brody.

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Combining Research and Clinical Careers

Pursuing synergistic research and clinical work took time, recalls David A. Axelson.

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Dealing With Disappointment

David Lewis encourages researchers to persevere through challenges.

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Developing a Thick Skin

Ruth M. O'Hara talks about learning to deal with summary sheets and other reviews.

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Find Somebody to Cry With

Darrell P. Wheeler suggests that locating a confidant is vital for young researchers.

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Focus and Discipline Lead to Success

John A. Ovretveit maintains that focus, discipline, and an organized approach helped him achieve success as a researcher.

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Have a Really Good Day Job

Be something that people need, suggests Laura Weiss Roberts, to support the path to what you need to do.

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It Pays Off

Persistence is the key to finding and retaining successful mentors, says Nalini Negi.

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It Took Me Awhile To Go Home That Day

An anecdote from John B. Reid about his first grant.

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Maintain the Long-Term Vision

Husseini K. Manji tells early researchers not to get discouraged when there are setbacks.

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Maximizing Your Academic Career Experience

Kiki D. Chang offers advice on making a life in academia as productive and enjoyable as possible.

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Not Ready for Primetime

John Landsverk talks about getting a disappointing review from NIH.

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Not a Textbook World

Success requires being able to respond to obstacles, says James P. Comer.

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Once a Proposal is out the Door, I Forget About It

John Landsverk talks about when he had 6 proposals rejected.

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Persistence and Patience with Narrative Research

Barbara H. Fiese suggests that new professors make their departments aware of the nature of their research.

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Practice, Practice, Practice

Enjoy what you do and work hard, advises Boris Birmaher.

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Resilience Pays

Determination is vital for academic success, says Peter Salovey.

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Serendipity Creates Opportunity

The right people at the right time were key in creating an inpatient perinatal psychiatry unit, explains Samantha Meltzer-Brody

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Shifting Focus as Science Expands

Alan F. Schatzberg believes adaptability is key for having a successful research career.

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Steadiness

Commitment and perseverance are essential for career development states Robert A. Sweet.

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Success Doesn't Hinge on Acceptance

Hortensia Amaro offers hope for students who face setbacks.

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Surviving Difficult Funding Periods

Megan R. Gunnar offers strategies for maintaining a research career when funding is scarce.

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Take Pleasure in the Process

David Lewis speaks to the perseverance required to pursue a finished product.

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The Third Time Was the Charm

Mark A. Frye talks about his persistence when submitting a grant.

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Three Qualities of a Good Researcher

Enthusiasm, perseverance, and staying informed are three vital characteristics of a successful researcher, says Ihsan M. Salloum.

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Weathering Critical Reviewer Comments

Natalie L. Rasgon recommends keeping your emotions in check when reading reviewer comments.

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Your Interests Will Come Together

John Landsverk shows that even disparate interests can merge on the career path.

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Your Own Trajectory

Robert A. Sweet advises staying the course even when your career seems to be moving slowly.

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Featured

Take Pleasure in the Process
David Lewis speaks to the perseverance required to pursue a finished product.


Success Doesn't Hinge on Acceptance
Hortensia Amaro offers hope for students who face setbacks.



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