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 is starting to leave a bitter taste.

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How To Be an Academic Leader and Maintain Time For Yourself

Susan Dyer

Seventh grade English class and your assignment is to write a one pager about what you want to be when you grow up. Hmmm...sports writer, teacher, astronaut, video game …

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The Hierarchy of Learning

Reed Omary, MD

Is there an aspirational hierarchy of learning, one that might lead to a 10-fold gain in learning over traditional efforts?

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Watch the Front Lines

David Calkins, PhD

Delegation is important; but make sure to remain engaged.

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Career Success Strategies for Researchers in Academic Medicine

Ryan Outman

How does one prepare for a career in academic medicine? And once hired, how does one move up?

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Go Pee. Academic Management Lessons I Learned from Audie Cornish.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

This is Audie Cornish. Audie is my 1-year old Shiba Inu/Rottweiler mix who never has to pee. This is odd, because most larger mammals have a pretty pressing need …

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Lessons in Leadership: Why You Should Read Colin Powell's It Worked For Me

The Edge for Scholars

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell offers leadership advice through storytelling in this collection of anecdotes and true tales.  Each short chapter derives a lesson from an incident encountered in …

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The Greatest Course You'll Ever Teach

Rebecca Helton

What could I accomplish as an academic leader? Am I prepared for the role?  These questions confront each faculty member who considers becoming a director, chair or dean. Some may …

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Why Aren't You Delegating?

Rebecca Helton

You have way too much to do, you're buried in work, and it seems there's no way out from under it all. But there is: delegation. Yes, yes, you know …

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Don't Be a Power Hog: How Sharing Information, Time and Authority Makes You a Better Leader

Rebecca Helton

Being generous can mean sharing your feedback, your knowledge, and your credit with people--but most importantly, it can mean the difference between a good leader and a great one. From …

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