Trouble keeping track of your expenses? Use a bookkeeping software.

Published on February 15, 2016

Budgets can help you understand fixed costs, like salaries and maintenance contracts. However, everyone in science knows that the variable costs associated with research are as predictable as the hypothesis itself. Therefore, to understand what those variables are, and to predict them, requires collecting the financial data associated with the science. It requires us to be able to separate those costs relative to the projects and operations.

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What can a biotech startup learn from an academic lab about business?

Published on August 24, 2015

Are biotech startups that much different from academic startups? How do business investors know which…

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Stop Being Selfish…during negotiations.

Published on March 9, 2015

“Damien, you’re selfish!” said my old mentor. “For what?!” I was shocked. “You’re afraid to…

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What’s Your Definition of a Life Science Leader?

Published on February 2, 2015

What would move you move out of your comfort zone? In 2007, I heard a…

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Start up budgets aren’t about the money

Published on January 12, 2015

Planning a budget isn’t easy. Are you about to start your own lab? Are you…

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Webinar on how to start up a lab.

Published on February 17, 2014

So in an attempt to reach a broader audience of young great independent scientists, I’m…

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Process of Process Flows

Published on December 9, 2013

A client the other day asked me about how creative scientists could be so successful….

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Does your degree matter when managing a successful lab?

Published on October 28, 2013

Does having a PhD, an MD, or an MD, PhD matter if want to run…

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Scientists leave the US due to budget cuts: Don’t leave! Stay and fight!

Published on September 4, 2013

So I’m sure that many of us in science have seen the statistics. We’re leaving…

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