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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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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Go To SLEEP! The Five Things That Happen When You Don't Call It A Night

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

How many times have you sat down at your computer and worked way too late into the night writing a paper or grant only to find that in the cold …

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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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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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Summer for Academic Parents: Do It Like a Pro by Preparing Now

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Summer time is more than popsicles and fireworks for academic folks. It's the time to GET THINGS DONE. While seminars, conferences and teaching are at a lull, you have a …

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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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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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