Book review: Overcoming Perfectionism – A Self-Help Guide

Overcoming Perfectionism book review

Overcoming Perfectionism: A Self-Help Guide By Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan and Tracey Wade (Robinson, 2010); £12.99. As researchers we’re no strangers to stiff competition, to high standards, to hard work. By definition we’re the top of the class, the ones who’ve survived a rigorous selection process to get where we Continue reading Book review: Overcoming Perfectionism – A Self-Help Guide

Book Review: The Professor Is In, by Karen Kelsky

The Professor Is In

The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job By Karen Kelsky (Three River Press, 2015); U.S. $15; 438 pages. I’ve been a big fan of Karen Kelsky for years. Here’s someone who cuts through the mystique of academia and absolutely tells it how it is. Someone Continue reading Book Review: The Professor Is In, by Karen Kelsky

2 e-books to help you finish your PhD

How to Tame Your PhD by Inger Mewburn Kindle: £2.95; Paperback: £9.90; 122 pages; available from Amazon Inger Mewburn PhD, AKA @thesiswhisperer, will be familiar to many of you from her great advice on the excellent blog The Thesis Whisperer. This book compiles more than 20 posts from the blog Continue reading 2 e-books to help you finish your PhD