I have noticed in social media posts and in conversations with clients that a lot of people use deadlines as a way to motivate themselves. Or at least the story they tell themselves is that they need a deadline to ensure that they will actually work on a particular project and get a publication out … [Read more...] about Pressure vs Ease in organizing your work
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ― Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt In a coaching session, a client mentioned how she'd missed a bunch of deadlines for a co-authored paper and needed to set new ones. I sensed that the whooshing noise was not comforting for … [Read more...] about Are deadlines helping or hurting?
I take requests. @josh_greenberg @jovanevery i'd love to see a meditation on the benefits of scholarly co-publishing and collaborative writing. — Jennifer Evans (@JenniferVEvans) March 2, 2011 In some disciplines co-authoring is the norm. And there are all kinds of arcane cultural practices … [Read more...] about Collaboration, co-authoring, and such