What do I do? I help people getting a PhD or those who already have a PhD answer the question “What next?”.
Three grant writing tips: (1) know the policy context for the grant or proposal you are writing. (2) Prepare early. Know what you want to do before you write the application. Maintain an up-to-date version of this information. (3) Get a non-expert reviewer to review your grant. They’ll find the areas of implied knowledge or […]
How did I transition from academia to self-employed? In this video I cover the “insurance” I had, the people that supported me and the experiences that facilitated my success.
How and why LinkedIn is such a powerful tool for establishing research collaborations with industry partners.
In this video, I cover off five different points of failure within PhD programs and how you might address them.
As a PhD student you should always be thinking about what next. In this video I cover four things that helped me beyond my PhD. For me they were: (1) the PhD itself. My line of work means I need to have empathy with researchers. My PhD helps me do that. (2) Mentors. From across […]
Short video about correct language to use for effective communication.
On this 30 minute video Richard give 2 tips on writing thesis faster.
Four things that got me out of my academic career and onto the path of an entrepreneur. From mentors, to networks, to work experience, to empathy with academics. Oh, not to mention a barking dog, and car trying to start…
One of the biggest problems in a PhD program is lack of students. More students means greater peer support. More students also means many events and activities are more cost effective (or less dollars per student).