My exam was scheduled for twelve noon. I remember first stopping by my girlfriend’s apartment before then going to my windowless basement lab to run through the presentation one last time. I was unshaven and dressed like a typical PhD student: dirty sneakers, blue jeans and a wrinkled t-shirt. Ultimately, the effort I had put … Continue reading I failed my qualifying exam
Make for great entrepreneurs. Specialists make for great employees.
To indicate your interest in that topic, task or action. The more likely you are to procrastinate, the less likely you are to want the result.
Before accepting any final conclusions. That’s when the truth reveals itself.
Sometimes for nothing. The enlightened do things for themselves.
Always ask it. To satisfy your curiosity. To validate or repudiate others’ assumptions or logic. To assess others' assumption of your reason for asking it. So you don’t make the same mistakes.
Showing emotion is weak. Plot to crush.