"Now I understand why Microsoft Office products have all those collaboration features that I never found useful in the academic lab. My general impression is that academic labs are into producing soloists. Industry, however, wants orchestra players."
Guillaume Bourtourault's enduring interest in environmental matters, his drive to pursue a career even when it was marginalised, and his vision for sustainable development are what made it all possible.
Perhaps the best advice is that because there's nothing you can do about it anyway, you might as well be yourself. There's something liberating about the idea that you don't really have to perform, to pretend to be something you're not.
"Personal branding is not about presenting a false image. It is about understanding what is unique about you--your accomplishments, experience, attitude--and then using that to differentiate yourself from other job hunters. Your brand is your edge in the job market." --Levinson and Perry