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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Do less, achieve more

Are you getting more and more busy? Do less! That’s the advice of Laura Stack, author of ‘What to do when there’s too much to do’.  If you put in overtime as a rule – as a lot of academics do – whilst you are already busy, you are on the…

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Little things matter

There is this Toni Brixton song called ‘Little things’. Don’t ask me what I think of the music, but the lyrics inspired me to write this blogpost. This is the song I’m talking about: Why do little things matter? Because they can make a huge difference. What kind of small…

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