Category Archives for "Time management"

A method to cross items off your to-do lists

Imagine that during your PhD project someone is helping you to reach your goals. You get personal support and encouragement. This article gives you advice about a particular way to coach and be coached: the accountability partner.

  • 06/03/2018

One technique to set achievable goals

 Every strategy begins with a goal: a clear picture of what should be achieved by the end of the action. The goal is the driver of an action: an action with no goal has no direction. In a PhD project, setting clear goals is vital. This article shows you  how to set achievable goals.

  • 21/01/2018

One trick to enhance motivation

A PhD is a long journey. Usually you rather consider what needs to be done than what you have already achieved. The to-do list becomes every day longer – so that you are seldom aware of all what you have achieved.

  • 12/08/2017

A golden rule for reading scientific literature

What was I looking for?

Archibald was reading the famous paper The Silence of the Bluebirds, in hopes of finding interesting information for his thesis. There he found a great reference, a book called Bluebirds and Redbirds: The Never Ending Fight. He started to read that book and came across an essential sounding reference, Bluebirds: From the Origins to the […]

  • 01/10/2016