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

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes time!

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Celebrating “The Climb”

RC Stabile

To achieve a goal, we must celebrate the small wins to fuel motivation. No matter how small, we must recognize the milestones along the way as a tool to energize …

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Sure You're Overcommitted? Here's A Hint...

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Have you surrounded your phone and laptop with notes saying ‘Say No!’? Do you look at next week’s schedule and wonder what were you thinking? Do you leave meetings …

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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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Sharpen Your Research Skills, Boost Your Career with a Mini-sabbatical

Andria Cimino, MPH

Is an immersive research training experience right for you? Find out how a CCTS mini-sabbatical catalyzed Dr. Courtney Peterson's career.

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Productivity Tip #5: Delegate! What Can A Virtual Assistant Do For You?

The Edge for Scholars

When productivity and management gurus tell you to delegate, do you laugh and say, “Sure, if I had someone to delegate to!” Thanks to the rise of virtual assistants, you …

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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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Productivity Tip #1: Have More Meetings (But Keep Them Short)

The Edge for Scholars

Do your meetings take an hour to do what could’ve been accomplished in fifteen minutes?  Do you look with dread at the colorful blocks on your Outlook calendar telling …

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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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How to "Do it All" (By Not Doing it All)

Katie Loth, PhD

As an academic mom of three, I get asked all of the time how I “do it all”. Short answer: I don’t! Long answer: Check out these thoughts, tips …

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