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Academic chastening

From Wednesday night to Friday afternoon a couple weeks ago, I worked almost exclusively on a paper proposal (abstract) for my History Colloquium class. It was the sort where you have to have your topic, sources, thesis and supporting argumentation—your paper in all but implementation—already decided and articulated in your abstract. I hadn’t done any […]

Do it or schedule it

This is a productivity tip. When you want to get something done (even if you don’t actually want to do whatever it is), either do it or schedule a time to do it. If what you want to get done comes to mind, nail it on the spot. If you can’t do it then or […]