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
Podcasts are my go-to entertainment for driving, working out, flying, and long walks. I'll pop one on while I'm cleaning the kitchen or making dinner. Give me some quality Canadian cold case investigations. Teach me Spanish. And let's not forget one of my personal fave genres: the advice podcast. (How I miss you, Dear Sugars).… Continue reading Podcasts for academics: my top 5
For academics, December isn't usually a natural time of year to pause and reflect. Although we often have a break, the looming winter term (or for those of you in warmer climes, spring term) keeps us in busy work mode. Still, there's something valuable in looking back over a whole year, not just a "school… Continue reading Reflect: 2019 in the rear view mirror