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Education Organization Reflections

Burning Out

I’ve been offered several great opportunities lately, and because of where I am in life (finishing up grad school, building my CV to find a job in the next 6 months or so) I plan on taking all of them. My boyfriend and some of my friends call me a workoholic. I’m OK with that […]

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Productivity for Minions

Google this, there’s nothing useful. Someone needs to write a book on this! I’d buy it, would you? If not, hopefully it’s because you’re not a minion. Grad students are basically minions. I am the minion of my supervisor (luckily he’s nice), the minion of any prof whose course I take (to a lesser extent) […]

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Overwhelmed

The thing about focusing on effectiveness, is that everything that I put on “the List” is something I think is important. And then if I get a little behind I end up in a situation where my todo list for today has a time estimate of over 11 hours. And then I panic. Today I […]