planning

What do you do with your 10 x 10?

‘Which bite of food would you leave last on your plate?’ a friend asked me a while ago when we were having a drink. ‘What do you mean?’ ‘Well, some people just finish off their plates without thinking about an order what to eat first. Other people make sure that…

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Are you a workaholic?

Many PhD students don’t work, they overwork. Because they have the idea that working more is better, they work so long and hard that they don’t work effectively anymore. And  ‘overworking’ kills creativity and you really need creativity. Imagine this: everybody is like a fishing pond full of creative ideas.…

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The way to plan!

It is hard for many PhD students to make a good planning.  I would like to give you some tips to help you. 1.        Never plan more than 80% of your time The rest of the time will be filled with unexpected events and normal things in life; a colleague…

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