1. One of my first mentors had a huge lab (like, over 40 people). He made *everybody* learn each others' names. We had to submit our names and photos for online flashcards. There was a lab meeting where we literally spent most of the time going around and naming everybody in the room.
"If you continue in science, there's a good chance you'll interact with one of these people again. And when you do, you'll want them to know your name."
(shoutout to Brianna Goodale, who's working in industry now for a data analytics firm)
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