Time Management for Profs Who Hate Time Tracking

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

This is for those of you who HATE time tracking. Because you’re too creative. Your job is too unpredictable. You don’t believe in time as we know it….…

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Ahem…Your Excuses are Showing

Motivated Mentor

When we analyze strengths and weaknesses, seek and use pointed critique, and reject excuses, resilience and resolve will follow.

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Balancing on the Edge

Gurjeet Birdee, MD

As academics, most of us are in overdrive—racing from meetings to emails, writing to teaching, and maintaining some semblance of a balanced life. Two fallacies about how we operate …

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Please, Just Say "No"

A Priori, PhD

I mean just “no” without the culture-of-busyness story of your hectic, heroic life.

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Productivity Tip #7: Reclaim Your Meeting

The Edge for Scholars

How often do you hear a colleague say, "I’m so excited to attend today’s group meeting," or a student remark, "How is it possible that my group meetings …

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Apps and Other Productivity-Boosting Technology

Rebecca Helton

FocusBooster harnesses the power of the Pomodoro Technique in an app.  (Don't know what the Pomodoro Technique is?  Check out our book review from earlier this week!) From Fast Company, …

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Get Writing and Recapture Your Free Time with How to Write a Lot

Rebecca Helton

Do you find your grant-writing intruding on time you’d rather spend with your family?  Did revisions to that last journal article ruin your vacation?  Then this book might be …

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Productivity Tip #6: I'm Not Telling You to Lie

The Edge for Scholars

You don’t have to say you are away to use your “out of office” feature. You just have to be bold. My favorite flavor of bold is the Texan …

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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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Nine New Year's Resolutions for Academics

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Think, write, teach, discover and read. These are the things we love and why we joined this great profession, but so many things are in your way and killing your …

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