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How to be a happy academic

Author: Alexander Clark
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Want to be an effective, successful, and happy academic? This book hones your skills, showcases your strengths, and helps you manage all professional apsects of academic life. With their focus on life-long learning and positive reflection, Alex and Beily encourage you to focus on your behaviours and personal challenges, and find real-world solutions to your concerns."--From back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Clark
ISBN: 9781473978799 1473978793 9781473978805 1473978807
OCLC Number: 1003730636
Description: ix, 223 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Academic knowledge work as extreme knowledge work --
Choosing the right academic work : the success pyramid --
Values in academic work --
Success and its indicators --
Doing the right things I : effectiveness, priorities, and strategy --
Doing the right things II : goals, tasks, and time --
Creativity : adding the vital spark --
Human work and self-work --
Learning : success, failure, and the growth mindset --
Influence : persuasion and connection --
Write anything better --
Developing better habits and systems for everyday tasks --
Bringing it all together --
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A positive and practical guide that shows you how to succeed in academia, helping you hone your skills in teaching and research as well as building softer skills like interpersonal development.  Read more...

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Similar to most self-help books, How to be a Happy Academic offers its target readers a training manual on self-empowerment. In particular, it provides an insider perspective on seeing, doing and - Read more...

 
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