Category: Failure

Learn to Learn: Draw Deeper Lessons From Grant Proposals’ Failures (And Successes)

Everybody (or almost everybody) says that mistakes are life’s best teachers; there is a mantra in startup circles that goes along the lines of “fail early, fail often, fail better”.…

4 Things I Learnt During The Lockdown About Grant Writing

To say that 2020 was a challenging year would be the mother of all understatements. Thankfully, it is almost over and surely 2021 won’t be worse. But 2020 was good…

The Surest Way To Fail

I recently failed on a grant application attempt. My team and our collaborators worked very hard on that application, which was -actually- itself a resubmission of a previously unsuccessful one.…

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