Productivity for Scientists

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Are you living reactively or are you living strategically?

Are you living your life reactively or are you living it strategically? At work, are you going through your day in a strategic way or are you “putting out the fires”?

These are quite uncomfortable questions for many, but they need to be asked and they need to be answered if you want to increase your productivity.

Brendon Burchard shares some key time management rules putting the everyday busy-ness in perspective of your BIG goals. Check it out and get inspired to introduce some new habits and rituals.

Time management strategy for your job search

Time management strategy for your job search

If you are a scientist or researcher, chances are that you need to look for a new job right now. If you are a PhD student who is writing up PhD thesis or you are a postdoc who’s position will soon run out, you are here in the right place. In the next few weeksContinue Reading

Get your Lit. Review DONE!!!

Get your Lit. Review DONE!!!

If you are just starting with your project, if you’ve been reading around for a while and now need to write your Literature Review, it all might seem a bit big and overwhelming… “Where do I even start?..” You’ve read a few papers and now when sitting down to write you realise that you forgotContinue Reading

Do this in the morning to have a productive day

Do this in the morning to have a productive day

Many of you would agree that how you spend your morning can really affect your whole day. There are even sayings like: “Get up on the wrong side of the bed” or in other languages: “Get up with the wrong foot”. Now… the opposite can be also true: if you feel good in the morning,Continue Reading

How to get work done despite of…

How to get work done despite of…

Many of us woke up this Friday to a shocking news about the outcome of the EU referendum. Some of us were so affected and so worried that we could not even focus on our work for the whole day. The truth is that we all get unpleasant news from time to time that canContinue Reading