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A Brief Tech Win

I’m studying “Productivity Through Technology” in the Get Momentum Leadership Academy this month. I’ve done this a few times, and it’s nice to have a monthly checkup and focus on this aspect of my workflow. Here’s a tech win from Valentine’s Day 2017. I’ve been using StickK.com to track a commitment to say “no” to […]

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5 Tips to Reach Your Goal

If you’re like me you have specific research, teaching, and service goals in this new year and new semester. If you’re like me, you’re also wondering what you need to change in order to make those goals happen. Here are a few things that have helped me: 1. Turn off all your notifications on your […]

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Some Relatively Recent Reading

George Eliot, Middlemarch. I just re-started this (again) after 200 pages because I’m having a heck of a time with my mind wandering while I’m reading. A BBC poll rated Middlemarch the greatest British novel. Jonathan Anomaly, et al., eds. Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: An Anthology. This was the reader for my Jan Term special […]

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Silence The Monkeys

You’ve been going to the gym for a couple of days, and you feel great. It’s awesome. You’re on a high of sorts, and you feel like you could bench-press mountains. As any of us who have worked to get in shape and then fallen off the wagon can tell you, this doesn’t always last. […]

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