Think of your best mentor(s). What did they do right?

Be as specific as you feel comfortable being.

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."

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By the way, this was Philip Atiba Goff, who's now doing important work for policing equity and teaching at John Jay:

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