Radical Candor: Can It Work for Academics?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

With many parallels to the struggles of busy life in academia, Scott's Radical Candor is an excellent read. You can easily finish this book in an evening but it's one …

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Bad Meetings and How to Make Them Better

Aimee Edgeworth

Bad meetings can happen to good people. As someone who has hosted meetings about planning meetings, here are a few things to consider.

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Seeing the Dark Side of #Worksmarter

Motivated Mentor

We cannot trap our staff and faculty in over commitment on a burnout treadmill and imply blame that they are not smart enough to do their work properly. Work smarter …

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Prepping Your Presentation

Aimee Edgeworth

Twitter to the rescue! Your academic tweeps are here with a round-up of tips to get your next talk on point and present like a pro.

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Finding Community on Twitter: Why I Plugged In

Rachel Bonami, PhD

Missing those impromptu hallway chats of ye olde February 2020? Consider turning to Twitter .

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6 Questions About Community Engagement in Research

Aimee Edgeworth

Build authentic partnerships with community or patient stakeholders that help to enhance your research.

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Why I Wrote "Mentoring Minority Trainees"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Effective mentoring strategies which are specifically tailored towards mentoring minority students.

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Three essential steps to win a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Judith Ford, PhD

Short talks, like the three minute thesis (3MT) require special skills. Learn tips from Dr Judy Ford who has trained students for 8 years.

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Office Hours in the Pool Hall

The Edge for Scholars

Teaching this semester?  Wondering about ways to connect to your students?  It might be time to try meeting them somewhere unusual. Holding office hours in different places helped me reach …

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Writer's Toolbox: Creating Sentences That Flow

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

How to use power positions in sentences to create writing that flows.

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