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An easy productivity tip: don’t stop at a stopping place

You know the feeling. Four ideas are juggling in your brain and you need to get them down on paper. They shift around as you struggle for the best order, put in transitions, and write your paragraphs. After all, you … Continue reading

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Mindfulness of the day: what are you getting done?

In preschool, it is much more effective to offer a new toy to tussling children than to try to reason them out of the competition. Maybe our careers need some new toys too. At least we might need frequent moments … Continue reading

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How to review a grant proposal

There are only four things that you should consider when you review a proposal submitted to the National Science Foundation. You should weight them more or less equally. By that, I mean that weakness in any one of these elements … Continue reading

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