Category: Success

Beat Procrastination In The New Year With This Simple Technique

From time to time, everyone hits a creativity dry patch. Everyone procrastinates. Whatever the reason, it is hard to get started. It is hard to stay motivated at all times. And indeed,…

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 End Of The Pathway, The Begining Of The Road

On the 27/january/2020  UK Research And Innovation announced that the requirement to write a separate document describing “Pathways to Impact” has been dropped and that, starting in March 2020, new grant applications…

Success Is Designed

In my previous post, “The Surest Way to Fail”, I gave a post-Morten for two unsuccessful grants I participated on. I drew some lessons, mentioned two simple mitigations steps for avoiding…

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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