Tag Archives: focus

Performance enhancement

Hierarchy is alive and well in university world, and nowhere is that more visible than in the allocation of office space. I have a desk in a large office that used to be a seminar room that houses 8 desks … Continue reading

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Reacquiring control

[cue soundtrack: “Timewarp” – Rocky Horror Picture Show] Through most of my life, I have usually focused on being in control rather than controlling. I can be in control of myself and a few other things that are within my … Continue reading

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Habits

I think I have written on this more than once, and I know it’s a theme not only related to the PhD Game. It is easy to start working or experimenting with something, but to keep the good habits and … Continue reading

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Re-railing

This was my 750 words blather this morning – I need some strategies for re-railing myself. We talk a lot about getting derailed but there doesn’t seem to be an equivalent concept of ‘re-railing’. Considering the quantity and frequency of … Continue reading

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