Writing skills, patience, persistence, ethics, attention and accuracy are some of the things people usually expect from somebody who is researcher. Those things can also prevent somebody from becoming such a professional. But what if one has all those characteristics... will he make a good researcher? Will he even get to be a researcher?
Well, maybe not. There is so much more involved in becoming a researcher... things we usually find out the hard way... and things that so often discourage us, make us rethink our life and career plans. Why does it have to be so hard?
Unfortunately I do not have that answer today, but I have a video that shows numbers and facts of a researcher's life: