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Ever wandered what the toughest job in the world looks like?
Here’s a glimpse of the workload; a minimum of 135 hours up to 168 (!!) hours per week. 60 more words


Against exhaustion

Deborah Brian is Senior Research Administration Officer in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland. She coordinates grant applications and research activities for a diverse group of engineering and computer science academics, with a focus on supporting early career researchers. 1,189 more words

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Overwhelming workload

I have so much work I could cry, but instead I’ll sit here and blog a little. Because I am the queen of procrastination I’m sitting in my dorm drowning in all of my work yet I choose to blog instead of doing it. 335 more words

The Fear—and Power—of Saying “No”

I have a very difficult time saying no. Many people have this problem. It’s the fear of losing a job or opportunity, disappointing someone, or both. 546 more words

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Inbound - trainspottingChicago

Good morning.

I’m on the 7:20AM into the City. Today is the dreaded deadline day. Lots on my plate. I actually wore a tie to work but have no meetings to attend. 282 more words


Day X

Yes, so this is day X of my project. X, because I can’t even count how many days of blogging I have skipped. Well, it sometimes happens that life just gets way too busy and way too stressful and we loose track of reality. 136 more words

If there was a problem, yo, we'll solve it.

When I first drew this chart (below) for a class, we were talking about anxiety. But I think words like worry and stress are equally applicable, so for you business-types, I’ll use the word stress. 325 more words