So you’re stuck. Welcome. We all spend time here now and again. How about we toss self-castigation into the bin and try a different tactic in getting unstuck. Step #1: Instead of being mad at yourself for ending up here, get curious. Grab … [Read more...] about Productivity: Escaping The Land of Stuck, Part 1: The Isle of Perfectionism
We are all very good at identifying our weaknesses.And highlighting them.And worrying about them.And perseverating on them. To what end? Does intense focus on a supposed deficit change behavior? (Hint: The answer is no.) For some of us, … [Read more...] about Productivity: Play to your Strengths
“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because … [Read more...] about Productivity: Find What You Value. Follow It.
Welcome to Week Three of creating your own Peak Productivity Pyramid. If you missed the first two, please read the one on Physical Capacity and the one of Emotional Capacity. The next level of the pyramid (after physical and emotional capacity) is … [Read more...] about Productivity: Think less. Accomplish more.
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ” —Aristotle Welcome back to our four-part discussion of creating a Productivity Pyramid. If this is your first engagement with this idea, please be sure to read last … [Read more...] about Productivity: Find Your Joy. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
For the next four weeks, I am going to be writing about how to define and implement your Peak Performance Strategy. If that sounds nauseatingly like classic corporate speak, you are right. The idea comes from an article I read in The Harvard … [Read more...] about Productivity: It Starts in Your Body.
By Kel Weinhold After falling into the kind of writing “hiatus” I have coached thousands of people out of, I am taking my own advice and getting back on track with my once-upon-a-time weekly productivity column. The way to get back to writing … [Read more...] about Productivity Thursday: Please Step Away From The Edge
Welcome to our inaugural Dispatches From the Frontlines - our new weekly advice post based on the crowdsourced wisdom of our wonderful readers! Each Monday, we crowdsource a question we get from a reader on Facebook and Twitter with a link to a … [Read more...] about Dispatches From the Front: Dealing with a Difficult Dean/Chair
I am pleased to host this guest post by Professor Margaret M. Quinlan and Bethany L. Johnson, authors of a new book, You're Doing It Wrong! Mothering, Media, and Medical Expertise (Rutgers U Press, 2019). See below for additional info and links … [Read more...] about “Yes, We Will Revise that R&R”: Birthing and Writing in the “Publish-or-Perish” Paradigm – Guest Post
By Kel Weinhold, TPII Productivity Coach Getting published in academic journals is hard. Not only does it take the heavy lifting of research and writing, but grabbing the golden ring of a published article in a top journal also requires the … [Read more...] about Why You Need (and Deserve) an Academic Coach