Category Archives: time management

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

How do you determine whether or not to attend a particular conference? As a working example to see through to natural generalizations, let’s use the JMM. [Just to choose a conference we’ve all heard of, attend at least once in … Continue reading

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Takin’ Care of Business–The Job Market

This month, I’d like to discuss maneuvering the job market. Why in July? Because this is when you need to start your apps. I was surprised the only previous PhD + epsilon post I could find on being on the … Continue reading

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Learning to say no

Probably the biggest problem I’ve had in my “early career mathematician” life is that I do too many things. I wrote a bit already about my over-functioning issues in an older post. In part, this is how I have always … Continue reading

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