Don't let set-backs stop you. Failure is part of success and at some point you will experience a set-back of some kind, this is all part of learning and can be used positively. Decide now what you will say to yourself if you have a set back? How will you move forward and what will you do next? By considering this you are working through any potential sabotage scenarios and … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 19: Don’t let set-backs stop you
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Thesis Boot Camp 2017 Monday 22nd January – Wednesday 24th January/ Cost: FREE Guidance notes and application form: Are you planning on submitting your thesis by September 2018 but are finding it difficult to finish? Why not apply to Thesis Boot Camp, a no-time-for-procrastination, take-no-prisoners intensive writing event. Think you’ve got what it takes? Introductory … [Read more...] about Thesis Boot Camp Jan 2018 – Applications now open!
Change perspective. This is the best way to develop confidence, change the way that you see it! Ask for someone else’s input if you find tackling it difficult. Think about it differently, try creative techniques, goal setting or generating ideas and possible solutions. Consider enlisting the help of a friend so that you can develop your confidence goals together. Working on … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 18: Change perspective
Message from Dr Danielle C White, Education and Research Consultant: I am very excited about the content for a new programme called ‘Life after Doctorate’, which will support the transition of social science graduates beyond their PhD. I am specifically looking for people who have completed a PhD in the last 3 years to engage in a recorded conversation about experiences … [Read more...] about Life After Doctorate Focus Group- 15th December
Be your own life coach. Consider coaching yourself! This is a technique of providing support and encouragement in the same way you would another person. Decide to be use positive language in your thoughts as well as when you speak. Acknowledge your achievements and be encouraging. Give support and motivation when you need it and don’t be afraid to ask for help. In an actual … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 17: Be your own life coach