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The 7 Secrets of Highly Successful PhDs and Masters Students with Hugh Kearns

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Ballroom B, Activities and Recreation Center, Please Register:
What do graduatestudents and postdocs do to finish on time, to overcome isolation, doubt andwriter’s block, and to enjoy the process? And just as importantly what do theydo in order to spend guilt-free time with their family and friends and perhapseven have holidays? If this sounds appealing, then this session will be ofparticular use to you. This workshop describes the seven key habits that will help you complete your graduate degree or postdoc. Just as importantly, these habits can greatly reduce the stress and increase thepleasure involved in the process of finishing your degree or training. The workshop helps you to understand how to increase your effectiveness andoutcomes in the following key areas: - how you deal with your advisor - how you structure your writing time - your attitude (or lack thereof!) in relation to your research - dealing with writer’s block or having difficulty writing - getting the help you need when you are stuck - juggling multiple commitments and never having enough time - keeping on going when the going gets tough Light refreshments will be served. Please Register: Seminar Leader:Hugh Kearns, BAgSc, MEd, MMHS Hugh Kearns is recognizedinternationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. His areas ofexpertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance,learning and creativity. He draws on over twenty years of experience as aleading training and development professional within the corporate, financial,education and health sectors in Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand and Australia.He has coached individuals, teams and executives in a wide range of organizations in the public and private sectors. Sponsored by GradPathways (Graduate Studies)