Sunday, July 14, 2019

Learning to Manage Your Time: 9 tips embedded in a story

I’ve written previously on time management. The format was standard: a list of tips. But some people are helped more by a contextual example, a story, so my PsychologyToday.com article today offers a composite story of how someone with "poor time management skills" got better:

Learning to Manage Your Procrastination

I’ve written previously on procrastination. The format was standard: a list of tips. 

But some people are helped more by a contextual example, hence my PsychologyToday.com article today offers a composite story of a how a procrastinator got better.



Thursday, July 11, 2019

Feedback Finding the courage to solicit, curate, and act on it without undue defensiveness.

Feedback is key to our growing. So if we care to improve ourselves, we must gird ourselves to endure the short-term pain of risking reaming for the long-term gain in professional and personal efficacy.

In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I describe how to find the courage to solicit, curate, and act on feedback without undue defensiveness.

 

12 Self-Improvement Books: Summer reading with a purpose

Are you up for some psychologically helpful summer reading?

My PsychologyToday.com article today describes 12 books that my clients and I have felt were helpful in self-improvement.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Your Doctoral Advisor: Key to making a PhD worth it

Your advisor is key to making the most of your PhD education. 

My PsychologyToday.com article today shows how to find a well-suited and excellent advisor and make the most of the relationship.

Toward a Wiser College or Graduate Application Essay

In writing an college or graduate school application essay (or job application), there’s such temptation to write whatever will “work.” that is “get you in” to a more selective college than would otherwise admit you.

In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I describe how to write an effective and ethical essay, with implications also for job application letters. 


Sunday, July 7, 2019

The Case for Dropping Out of High School: An underconsidered option for bright, self-starter teens.

In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I make the case that more students should consider the seemingly absurd option of dropping out of high school.