“There will always be more good ideas than there is capacity to execute.” ~McChesney, Covey, and Huling
If college is a series of sprints (if I can just make it past this next test, next paper…), and
graduate school is a marathon (2 or 3 years to write the dissertation?!?!?), then
the academic tenure track is an ultra-triathlon. Continue reading
Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In keeps generating media coverage, much of it critical, and much of it predicted in her text. I was surprised, however, by how much level-headed and pithy commentary around time-management Sandberg included. Continue reading
I’ll admit it: my top time management struggle is leaving adequate margins in my schedule. No matter whether you call them margins, wiggle room, extra time, or cushion, it’s essential to leave space in your routines, schedule, and life to cope with the unexpected and the emergent. Easy to say, hard to implement.