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Presentations for introverts: Part 1

“I have to give a presentation to a group of around 20 people but I’m really scared of public speaking. What’s more, there are a couple of people in the group more experienced than me who probably know a lot more about the stuff I’m going to talk about anyway. 944 more words

Professional Development

The Role of Gratitude in Research

Research, as most things in life, is best approached with gratitude. In this post, I’ll share a bit about what I’m grateful for, an exercise in gratitude, and some food for thought about the role of gratitude in research. 851 more words


6 Body Language Cues to Look Out For

Poor body language can send messages that you’re incompetent, anxious, or miserable—all adjectives you don’t want really anyone associating with you, let alone your manager! When your dream job is on the line, you don’t want to risk losing out because of your nail-biting or random hair-twirling. 411 more words

Self Development

Options for women after a year's career break

Taking a break can be difficult since a woman’s attention and priorities shifts from data-sheets and tax returns to baby-care tips and cooking dishes. While quitting work after marriage or a baby is considered common. 457 more words


How I turned up my confidence as a twentysomething in Guiding

Let’s face it: becoming an adult is all kinds of exciting and terrifying all at the same time. There are so many new things to learn and do – but it can also feel like just so much new all at once. 591 more words