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Category Archives: Productivity

Toxic relationships and productivity

Toxic relationships and productivity

Today’s video is about toxic relationships in your work and life, be that your PhD supervisor, your parents, your partner or relatives and people in your friends’ circle. These toxic relationships can drain a lot of your energy, keep you feeling down, stuck and paralysed, they can delay your PhD for years, and make youContinue Reading

Your 2016 accomplishments

You have achieved a lot in the year 2016, although it might not feel like it just now. This is precisely why it is important to take time and reflect on what you have done and achieved in the past year. Take some time right now as you watch this video and remember your accomplishments,Continue Reading

Are you defining success in such a way that you constantly fail?

Are you defining success in such a way that you constantly fail?

Today we are talking about success, how you define it and the feeling you have as you go throughout your work and life. Is there a feeling of overwhelm and frustration? Do you constantly feel like you don’t get enough done, that you constantly do not as much as you wanted to accomplish? In today’sContinue 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