Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected

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If you’re like your correspondent, the very word “networking” sends a trickle of terror down your spine.  Even the thought of mingling at a conference fills you with dread.  …

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StrengthsFinder 2.0: Discover Your CliftonStrengths

Scott Gubala, MA, Arts Education

Brush the dust off your finer self and shine.

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The Emerging Scientist Holiday Gift Guide

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Not sure what book to get for the academic in your life this holiday season? With the huge amount of literature available, it’s often hard to decide what material …

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Brene Brown Offers Academics A Thoughtful Way To Do a Reboot

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academic Amazon Wish List Alert: Put a Brene Brown Book on Your Favorite Faculty's Reading List

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Do More Great Work

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Ever wish you had a map to show you how to avoid unnecessary busywork and focus on the work you know you were meant to do?  In this jam-packed little …

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Practical Writing Advice from a Writing Teacher

Rebecca Helton, MA

Writing guide offers straightforward advice for communicating ideas clearly.

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The Achievement Habit for Science: Ladies, Don't Hold Back

Britney Lizama, B.S.

Sometimes highly competent people doubt themselves far too often. And too often, that doubt holds them back from succeeding.

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Don't Row, Steer. A Professor's Four Steps to Deep Work

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Computer sciences professor Cal Newport lays out strategies for academics to find their groove and stay in it.

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Small Wins for Sustained Success: The Progress Principle

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Don’t let your lab’s fortunes sink like the Titanic, to borrow the opening simile from The Progress Principle.  Read this book instead and find out how to facilitate …

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The Power of Pause: How to be More Effective in a Demanding, 24/7 World

Pat Bird, MHSA, MA (Conflict Transformation)

Count to ten! Take a deep breath! But what next? The message in this book will be useful to you, whatever your role in working with others.

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