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Quick Tip: How you frame your doctoral experience affects the quality of your doctoral journey

Not many would argue against the doctoral journey as one full of challenges. Earning a doctorate is an exercise in patience that will test your spirit and your skills. I see so many stories from individuals about how difficult their doctoral journey was. I felt like my journey was difficult, too. But the truth is, […]

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Why having self-confidence beats having confidence any day of the week

Have you ever stopped to ponder the difference between confidence and self-confidence? Confidence is based on your past achievements, like being confident you can write a doctoral dissertation because you have written a master’s thesis. Essentially you make an inference that because you have achieved something in a past experience, you can achieve something similar

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Quick Tip: One way to reach goals without needing to “believe in yourself” more

Many folks have just made a new year’s resolution to do something that’s a stretch for them. Maybe it’s something they’ve tried in the past without much success, like losing weight. Perhaps it’s sticking to a writing schedule. Whatever their challenge is, they might be thinking that believing in themselves just a little bit more

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