Perfection is a Productivity Blocker

Jamie Meegan, PhD

Drop perfectionism to increase productivity and well-being

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What to Do When Your Plans Get Thrown Out the Window

Sarah Dobson

Now that the dust is beginning to settle on our new abnormal, here's how to create some structure and control.

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Taking a Break Without Losing Your Momentum (or Your Mind!)

Julie Bastarache, MD

Mind tricks for a "guilt free" vacation!

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The Thrills and Perils of Living on the Edge – Anxiety Edition

David Sacks, PhD

Doing everything right but still feeling anxious? You might suffer from “Hyper-Responsibility Disorder.”

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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Not that Kind of Progress: Tales of Setting up a New Laboratory

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes time!

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You Need a Shut Up and Write Group Like You Need to Eat

Aimee Edgeworth

Like eating regular meals, there’s another thing you know you need to do, want to do, have to do, but can hardly find the time for: Writing.

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

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

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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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Academic Reads: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

New York Times best selling author Mark Manson has some helpful advice for young academics. Brace yourself for a hilarious and swear ridden read about how to prioritize your life.

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