Okay, I'll be honest. I don't LOVE talking to the media. But I have learned to stop hating it, worrying about it, and avoiding it. I might go so far as to say... I like it? Many academics aren't comfortable talking about their work in public venues, including in media interviews and on podcasts. It's… Continue reading How I learned to love talking to the media
The events of this week are pushing me to articulate what it means to work from an anti-racist position in my coaching practice and beyond. As a white person, I recognize that my understanding of institutional power is clouded by racial privilege - I am not seeing the full picture of racism in academia because… Continue reading Anti-racist practice: the work
Welcome to the first installment of Ask an Academic, a new series on the blog where I answer reader questions about all things academic. Today's letter comes from a reader in Moncton, a location shockingly nearby to my current hometown of Sackville. Go New Brunswick! Getting organized Dear Leslie, I would love advice on how… Continue reading Help! How do I organize my digital documents so I can stop wasting time searching?
Introducing a new series here on the blog: Ask an Academic! I'm opening up my inbox for your advice-seeking questions. I'll post responses to anonymized questions here on the blog, either in writing or with a short video. This is your chance to fire off a quick question to an outsider who just might have… Continue reading Ask An Academic
Wow, so, it's really hard keeping up with everything these days, isn't it? I've had a lot of time on my hands since mid-March but many things, my coaching blog included, have slipped to the wayside. Time is contracting and expanding in new and unpredictable ways from day to day. For a planner like me,… Continue reading Stay Human: A mini blog post