At a careers session at Monash University, I got asked some really great questions. So, I thought I’d ask and answer them again here so everyone can benefit.
What does a day look like for me? In this video I provide a quick run down.
Four apps that I use to help me run my practice. Gmail (but maybe moving to Outlook). Hubspot for managing customers, clients and collaborators. ASANA to manage projects, and tasks. Evernote for taking notes and capturing business card details.
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 […]
There are many skills that I developed during my PhD that have been useful beyond it. In this video I go through several, as well as suggest some things you could do to prepare for your life beyond your PhD or current role.