Confessions of a researchaholic

March 22, 2016

Some stuff I learned from recent interactions

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 5:29 pm

[from a senior colleague]
Always be nice to people, or at least be gentle and polite.

Leadership requires doing what should be done but others don’t.

[from a former advisee]
Do not hesitate to ask people for help. I used to be tough and avoid troubling others. But since I am very happy helping him, some people might feel the same towards me.

Try and learn new stuff like a junior grad student.

[from a group of HCI collaborators]
Writing papers in MS Word will not kill me. Find tools to help the collaborative process.

[from the US patent office]
It can take 12 years to grant a patent!

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