It was such a tremendous pleasure to work with you! To follow up on our workshop, I have some information, additional resources, and a few gifts to use along in your academic journey.
Solo Success: How to Thrive in the Academy When You're the Only ______ in Your Department
You can obtain a copy of the slides from your workshop by clicking below:
University of Michigan
Iowa State University
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A Few Gifts For You!
GIFT #1: The Art of Saying "No"
I promised to provide you with a short training about how, when and why to say "no".
GIFT #2: Writing Accountability
Here's a lengthier description of the different types of writing accountability structures I described in the workshop today:
GIFT #3: The Sunday Meeting
If you would like to start having a Sunday Meeting to plan your week, you can follow along here (this is a hands-on workshop):
Resources & Referrals
mentioned a number of supportive resources and referrals that you can
use to support your writing (nags, coaches, online writing groups,
Want to track your time?: Rescue Time
Our favorite jump-start to writing: Dr Wicked's Write or Die
Additional resources can be found on our Center's Resources and Referrals page: click here
The workshop you
experienced was an example of the types of webinars we offer each month
to our individual and institutional members. Our monthly training and guest expert webinars are a benefit of NCFDD membership. Once your account is set up, feel free to register and review our Upcoming Webinar Calendar.
Faculty Success Program
Some of you expressed interest in our 12-week Boot-Camp that runs every semester. You can read more about the program by clicking here.
It's not for everyone, but if you need to make some radical changes in
your productivity and/or work-life balance AND you know that you'll be
most effective working within an intense community of support and
accountability, then consider enrolling in our next session.
We look forward to hearing about all of your success!
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