Bring back the blogs!

The blogs were all about “serendipity”. I have been blogging for years now, and I have no been able to formalise and crystallise my thoughts. As I have mentioned here many times, reading and writing change you fundamentally. It is the “low order” of writing that sparks various interconnections and ideas, and it is exhilarating. […]

Presenting to Management? Be Prepared for the Tough Questions.

This is a good read on how to answer to the “management”. The key takeaways can be applied for answering questions during viva, for example. We’ve often spent hours rehearsing before presenting to upper management, only to freeze when confronted with a tough question from our bosses. All our preparation and carefully curated slides go […]

Marketing charts

Consider this chart in isolation. Think, ponder and reflect. How much do you think that this data is reliable? Has anyone done a survey, people answered in that survey, someone turned that into relatable answers? Does this chart convey our attitudes towards data transparency? More importantly, will this lead to a shift in the behavioural […]

On writing consistently

In my previous (and failed iteration), I realised that it was difficult to focus on a narrow and a “niche” area of neurooncology. I was discussing this with a colleague that I wanted to use Twitter to go beyond article metrics and collaborate collectively on finding out the most useful articles (for example). The current […]