60 episodes

While education and experience are critical for the working scientist, there is another factor that makes all the difference in the lab: happy people are more productive. Yours is a serious mission, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy carrying out that mission. Your well being impacts both your work and your career. Each episode of The Happy Scientist dials in on hands on, actionable steps you can take to make sure you stay happy, focused and satisfied in the lab. Join us to experience a more fulfilling career in bioscience.

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While education and experience are critical for the working scientist, there is another factor that makes all the difference in the lab: happy people are more productive. Yours is a serious mission, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy carrying out that mission. Your well being impacts both your work and your career. Each episode of The Happy Scientist dials in on hands on, actionable steps you can take to make sure you stay happy, focused and satisfied in the lab. Join us to experience a more fulfilling career in bioscience.

    Ep 60 — Dropping Grudges Will Change Your Life. Trust Us.

    Ep 60 — Dropping Grudges Will Change Your Life. Trust Us.

    #60 — Have you been wronged? Are you righteously indignant? Are you that most popular of characters today: a Victim? In this episode, we will give you the keys to set you free. Then you can decide whether you prefer grudges or freedom.

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    • 28 min
    Ep 59 — The Importance Of Questioning The Status Quo

    Ep 59 — The Importance Of Questioning The Status Quo

    #59 — “It’s always been done that way.” Maybe that works for double-entry accounting (which hasn’t changed in a thousand years), but not in the lab. We humans may love the security of things we can count on, things like protocols and management, axioms and HR. But you are a scientist, and curiosity and discovery define your world. So buckle up: we are going after the status quo.

    Also check:
    There Is No Such Thing As A comfort Zone - http://www.veraclaritas.com/theres-no-such-thing-as-a-comfort-zone/

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    • 20 min
    Ep 58 — The Importance Of Unlinking Your Identity From Your Work

    Ep 58 — The Importance Of Unlinking Your Identity From Your Work

    Rene Descartes famously wrote, “I think therefore I am.” Have you cleverly upgraded that to “I science therefore I am”? It turns out that might not be the shining achievement you thought it was. Join me in conversation with Dr. Laura Grassie, Ph.D. molecular biologist and full-time wife and mother as we discuss the benefits of decoupling your identity and your work.

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    • 26 min
    Ep 57 — What You Can do to Improve Yourself and Your Science

    Ep 57 — What You Can do to Improve Yourself and Your Science

    Remember when you were a wide-eyed child and you dreamed of being the person who would invent some world-changing gizmo? You had lots of ideas back then. But now that you’re all grown up and worse yet, EDUCATED, have you run out of notions? Or have you found you have them but you can’t produce them in a clutch? Don’t worry; that dream machine is still in there. In this episode, we will turn the idea fountain back on.

    Also check:
    How to Foster Imagination - https://bit.ly/foster-imagination
    What You Don’t Know You Don’t Know - https://bit.ly/you-dont-know-it
    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill - https://amzn.to/3N9Ti68
    “Is Noise Always Bad? Exploring the Effects of Ambient Noise on Creative Cognition”
    By Ravi Mehta, Rui (Juliet) Zhu and Amar Cheema, Oxford University Press - https://bit.ly/is-noise-bad

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    • 38 min
    Ep 56 — How to Become Senior Managing Editor for Bitesize Bio

    Ep 56 — How to Become Senior Managing Editor for Bitesize Bio

    this episode, we interview the Ph.D. pharmacologist and biocurator, who became Senior Managing Editor for Bitesize Bio, Dr. Adam Pawson. How did he escape the lab, and overcome his fear of being exposed after over 25 years of academic and professional scientific success? See how competence and success ultimately triumph over fear and self-doubt.

    Also Check:
    Episode 10 — Getting Past Imposter Syndrome - https://bitesizebio.com/podcast/episo...
    Episode 40 — Does Humility Harm our Career? - https://bitesizebio.com/podcast/episo...
    Episodes 1-9 Where we explore the foundational needs of a happy scientist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

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    • 27 min
    Ep 55 — How to Do Labwork with Minimum Stress

    Ep 55 — How to Do Labwork with Minimum Stress

    Is your lab a pressure cooker? You’re not a pot roast, so such an environment is not for you. But can you do anything about it? Fortunately, yes! This episode will unpack the many tools at your disposal to make your workday and your career far more serene and productive.

    Also check:
    Episode 11 — The Art of Going Slow - https://bitesizebio.com/podcast/episo...
    Episode 12 — Managing Your Energy - https://bitesizebio.com/podcast/episo...
    Episode 20 — The Multitasking Myth - https://bitesizebio.com/podcast/episo...

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    • 24 min

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