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suddenly everything has changed: Wayne Coyne was probably talking about my PhD [an update]

Hello everyone. I know I don’t really update this corner of the internet much anymore. I’m currently in the third year of this PhD, so TWO MORE YEARS and YOU SHOULD BE WRITING and GET OFF TWITTER and YOU STILL AREN’T WRITING are the slogans marching around inside my head for the last month or so. 521 more words

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Special Needs Coach Education

I recently completed my Canadian Soccer Association National B Audit, a task I had been eager to do for a long time and thankfully, as the CSA launched the new re-certification process I jumped on a recent course in Vaughan, Ontario. 1,275 more words

An alternative academic guide to twitter

I wrote this originally nearly a year ago but never pressed ‘publish’. I’ve been seeing lots of calls to twitter of late though that seem to encourage exactly the kind of thing I think twitter shouldn’t be used for, so I decided this might be worth posting after all. 1,483 more words

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THE FOUR I’S OF NETWORKING | BUILDING STRONG CONNECTIONS

Building your professional network requires active effort. There are 4 steps as you move from meeting people to creating enduring connections. Remember them as the… 1,354 more words

Academic Life

NETWORKING IN THREE DIRECTIONS | UP-ACROSS-DOWN

You are the center of your web of connection. The people you are connected to form your professional network. Your connections reach out in all directions. 1,071 more words

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PHD PATHWAYS | FIVE CONFERENCE TAKE-AWAYS

The PhD Pathways career conference at Stanford University, held on Friday, January 29, 2016, offered a wealth of information, advice and inspiration.

Nearly 300 PhDs and postdocs attended a day-long conference. 549 more words

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WHY YOU SHOULD NETWORK | SEVEN MYTHS DISPELLED

“Networking” is a term that has a bad reputation in academia. It implies self-absorbed scheming.

I am talking about something different. Networking is intentionally building your professional network for success as a grad student and as a professional. 818 more words

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