I feel a bit ambivalent about writing this. I work with so many academics that I know most of you are more disaffected and disillusioned about your work than ever before. You just don’t want to do what you used to do. And yet, here I am offering … [Read more...] about How to Ditch the Grind AND Get Your Work Done.
Other Ways to Support Your Writing A Bit of Motivation and WRITING Every M, W, TH A reboot of Writing in the Pandemic (Newly named A Bit of Motivation and Writing.) A 60-minute session combining coaching and writing. Here is the link to … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Managing your Momentum Pyramid
I made an incorrect assumption. I am a former journalism professor. Every term of my academic career, I spent hours and hours teaching students and scholars how to think about, conceptualize and produce written projects, including how to edit … [Read more...] about Introducing How To…
Continuing to talk about distorted thinking. Last week I wrote about beginning to challenge distorted thinking by asking simple questions. If you missed it, you can read it here. This week’s Just One Thing takes us one step further with replacing … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Rewrite for Accuracy
Welcome again to my weekly series Just One Thing. Each week, I offer you just one thing you can practice each day that will improve your creative output. The topic I want to deal with in the next few posts is what American psychologist Albert Ellis … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Investigate your thoughts!
Welcome again, to my new Just One Thing series. Each week, I offer you just one thing you can practice each day that will improve your creative output. As a newsletter subscriber, they come to you first! Today's JOT is a practice I call "W to the … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Ask What Worked
Welcome to my new productivity series: Just One Thing. Each Tuesday, I will share just one thing that you can do to move your work forward. The thing I want to talk to you today about is rewriting stories. In particular, the stories we tell … [Read more...] about Just One Thing: Rewrite Your Stories
By Kel Weinhold Finishing a research project is a big deal. (Hell, finishing a section of a research project is a big deal!) If you are coming up on finishing something, I hope that you’re letting the excitement of finishing in. I I encourage … [Read more...] about The Road to Disaster is Paved with “Is this good?”
I don't think it's a stretch to say that pretty much everyone we are engaging with at The Professor is In right now is struggling with motivation. It's hard to find a reason to work in the face of uncertainty, and far too many things are … [Read more...] about No Motivation? Look to Your Needs to Find It.
Let’s talk about fear. About being in a state of alarm. I feel that way about writing this post. Fear that by seeming to go back to “business as usual” after two weeks of posts centering Black academics’ lives, I … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Fear – Productivity Post