This is a question I ask myself when I notice my brain rehearsing a lecture while I’m lying in bed at night. Or when I’m composing an email in the shower. Or scheduling tasks on the treadmill. In other words, when my brain is in work mode but my body is—or should be—doing something else.… Continue reading Why are you working right now?
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