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    Find your path : unconventional lessons from 36 leading scientists and engineers / Daniel Goodman
    Book | The MIT Press | 2019
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    xvi, 389 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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    The entrepreneurs. Love of the unknown / Sandra Glucksmann -- A lab of my own / Ethan Perlstein -- A mathematical modeler / Beth Reid -- A long-standing interest / Christopher Loose -- Start-up or large venture / Z. Jane Wang -- A company with values / Richard Lethin -- A bigger picture / Jennifer Park -- Personal connections and serendipity / Stephen D. Fantone -- Tangible products / Kathy Gisser -- From healthcare to robotics / Daniel Theobald -- Adapting and creating / Daniel Goodman -- My dream job / Wanda Austin -- From outsider to collaborator / David Galas -- Trouble-shooter and leader / Norman Augustine -- Leaning business by finding a market / Richard S. Post.
    The academics. The right environment / Jessica Seeliger -- The advantage of not fitting in / Stephon Alexander -- The long way round / Kathleen Fisher -- A flash of inspiration / Tamara Doering -- A change of direction / Michael O'Hanlon -- An unfair advantage / David Spergel -- Solving puzzles / Shirley Tilghman -- Communicating and computing / William H. Press -- Always experimenting / Richard Miles -- A mentor and a dream / Rainer Weiss -- The public servants. Improving the situation / Jennifer Roberts -- Reclaiming my dream / Renee Horton -- Choosing a balanced life / Jami Valentine -- Flexibility and change / Deirdre Olynick -- Risks, leaps, and a support network / Kimberly Budil -- Pioneering gender equality / Wendy R. Cieslak -- Disappointments and successes / Ellen Stofan -- Breaking barriers and leading teams / Ellen Pawlikowski -- Engineering a leader / Paul Nielsen -- Vision and teamwork / John Mather -- Quiet science and nuclear threats / Jay Davis -- Summary. Life and career lessons : learning from lives, views, and stories.
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    9780262537544 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
    0262537540 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
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