Why I Wrote "The Power of Saying No"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Saying no is a healthy practice that can save you from stress, burnout, awfulizing, and ultimately failing to advance your career.

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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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5 Ways to Instantly Appear More Confident

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It’s fall conference season.  Put your best foot forward as you speak and network with five tips from Nerd Fitness. Today I’m going to teach how you to …

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

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Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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The First Days of a New Tenure-Track Faculty Job

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This is the season when some lucky ones preparing for new jobs in the fall. A few people have asked me what to expect, so I imagine even more are …

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Sunday Long Reads: Alternative Science Facts , Health Disparity Fixes and Winners!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Has everything gone to hell in a handbasket? Find out what's worth a second look this third week in January.

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row for that First Big Grant Submission

Aron Parekh, PhD

So you are sailing high with your K career development award ready to pounce on your next grant submission!  But what do you need to reach that next milestone, i.…

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The Joke's on You

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What makes a funny joke?  What makes a strong grant application?  Sometimes, the same things. In the video below, Jerry Seinfeld describes his joke-writing process and takes the viewer through …

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A Quick Fix for Death by Powerpoint

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The funny thing about this Death by Powerpoint condition is that while everyone has experienced this as an audience member, no one is guilty of giving a terrible presentation. Which …

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Making Writing More Memorable and Persuasive 

Eric Sentell, PhD

Schema theory can help you achieve compelling, influential memorability in your grant proposals, scholarly articles, and other writing. 

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