Helping When You Have No Answers

David Sacks, PhD

Sometimes a member of your team will have a problem you can’t solve with facts or advice. You can still help them. Empathy is the key.

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Dot Journal Your Way to Productivity

Aimee Edgeworth

Dot-journaling is not just hipster slang for to-do list, it’s a different way of looking at lists altogether.

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Tips for Conquering the Literature

Alex Sundermann, PhD

With a strategy and some dedication, you can harness the firehose of new information to fuel your productivity.

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Profs on Drugs: JAMA Highlights Use of Cognitive Enhancers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Talk to most people about ‘performance enhancing drugs’ and they conjure up images of elite athletes using drugs to increase muscle mass and oxygen delivery. In academia, performance is measured …

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What to Do When Your To-Do Lists Get Buried

Rebecca Helton, MA

Desk a mess? Get organized virtually.

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Technological Tools for Making Life Manageable

Marie Miguel

It’s no secret that a turbulent mental state can ruin your productivity in a big way. Unfortunately, family emergencies, calls from creditors and the various disasters cats so effortlessly …

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Spending time with smart people ...

Paul Harris, PhD

I was recently asked by a colleague to name a favorite ‘life hack’ for research or academic life.   My first thoughts centered around productivity tips and tricks.  However, the more …

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