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You are not the center of attention. And that's a good thing.

Paul Bloom recently wrote a cool article for The Atlantic titled “Stop Being So Self-Conscious: It may make you happier”. He used social psychology research to argue that other people don’t pay as much attention to you as you think. And that can be liberating. What does that have to do with your career? If
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Be ready to show your work at any minute

I facilitated part of a meeting yesterday. I planned to show a couple of analytical tools that I built…tools that helped us manage some of our forecasts. I didn’t plan to show some of the other, preliminary tools I built. I used these preliminary tools to build the models themselves. But the preliminary tools were
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Whitespace is your friend

As a scientist or engineer, you’re probably used to packing as much data as possible into a given format. You might pack words into emails or Word documents. You might pack data into an Excel worksheet. You might pack charts or tables on a PowerPoint slide. You aren’t as sensitive as most people to the
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