In an ideal world, every PI would be a nurturing and challenging mentor who carefully guides your project and is invested in developing your skills as a scientist. In the real world, however, that kind of leadership can be hard to find.
In any case, one of the most important and useful mental steps you can take in your career is to take responsibility for your own work and actions as early as possible. To help you along the way here are some suggestions to enable you to be your own boss. Take the reins and train yourself the way you want to be trained!
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