planning

Get your focus back in your PhD in one hour

One of my  colleagues, entrepreneur Nicola Bird, wrote these 5 simple steps that help you to get your focus back. And although it was written for people with a business, it is equally important ánd applicable for PhD students. I have found out that there are a lot of similarities between…

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planning

No more overwhelm in your PhD

Actually it makes a lot of sense. If you work according to a system, you keep the overview, you know what needs to happen. You don’t have to think about your next step over and over again, because you already know. And the good thing: if you don’t have to…

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writing

Thé best tip to write more effectively

Often I am asked what the most important tip is for writing effectively. Of course there is a lot to say about that, you can become more effective in many different ways, but the most important thing you definitely need to do is to separate the different phases in writing.…

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