Thirty-Eight Things to Help You Transition out of Academia

Leaving academia isn’t easy. Especially if that’s what you’d thought you’d do your whole life. So, although this post won’t help you deal with the emotional side of leaving, it does offer 38 practical things you can do to help make the transition easier. Transcript: Good day there, bakers, writers, and rock stars. Dr. Richard […]

What’s the Easiest PhD?

Six tips for an easy PhD: Have a good research question. Use known research tools. Have accessible data and/or samples. Build your analytical skills. Be skilled at word processing. Stop scope creep. Transcript: If you’re thinking about doing a PhD and want to do an easy one, I don’t think there is a good answer […]

How I Build My Endurance Muscle

A PhD is probably the longest single project one individual is continuously responsible for. Thus, building your endurance muscle is important for PhD success. Three things that have helped me build my endurance muscle are: Running long distances – I learnt to make and implement a plan to get better. Meditation – I learnt to […]