When you see microaggressions occurring against colleagues, how should you respond?
For most of my educational and professional life, I pursued a fairly standard trajectory. A bachelor’s degree in physics and astronomy, a master’s in optical physics, and a Ph.D. in astronomy prepared me for a postdoctoral fellowship and subsequent work as a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. I moved on to a visiting professorship and then a research professorship at Tufts University. I thought I was well on my way to a stable career as an astronomer. Then it stalled, and my second life beckoned.
Here’s something to seriously ponder: Research is saying that a new hire’s decision to stay with a company long-term is made within the first six months of employment. Think about that for a minute. It means your average employee hasn’t made up his or her mind about staying or leaving your company until, quite possibly, month six on the job. […]
Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? As 2018 draws near, this is the time of year to start thinking about new habits, tools, and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.
Well, nothing you do in 2018 can make you more productive until you have a firm grasp of how to manage your life. Since you can’t control “time” itself — as seconds, minutes, and hours tick away to never be reclaimed again — you can control your ability to discipline your mind to be more efficient and productive.
As you learn to train your brain and adapt these habits next year, you’ll notice a greater sense of control over your work day.
Today 43.4 million Americans over the age of 18 have a mental, behavioral or emotional disorders. Out of all those people, 56.5% of those adults never received treatment, primarily because of the expense.This is an alarming trend which needs to change. So what can be done?