This workshop is for UC Davis graduate students and postdoctoral scholars only.
This seminar will teach you how to maximize your writing output and how to overcome common obstacles that reduce your writing productivity by:
setting a goal and guaranteeing you achieve it
producing double the number of words compared to your usual output
get more written in two hours a day than in eight
dealing with writer's block and procrastination
not obsessing over the quality of writing
not letting distractions get in the way of your writing
not thinking your writing or research is good enough
working well with your supervisor to improve your writing
actually finishing your research on the date you set!
Seminar Leader: Hugh Kearns, BAgSc, MEd, MMHS
Hugh Kearns is recognized internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. His areas of expertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance, learning and creativity. He draws on over twenty years of experience as a leading 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.