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July 2021

July Monthly Meeting – 12 Month Group Coaching

July 26 @ 15:30 - 16:30 AEST
$1320

Elite, professional and semi-professional athletes have coaches. So why not elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers!? This is what the 12 month group coaching is all about. Helping academics (elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers) improve their academic game. What’s involved? Group work 12 months with between 10 and 20 people. Everyone has their own goals. We meet monthly on the last Monday of each month from 1530 to 1630 as a group via Zoom. Each month we discuss your goals and progress…

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August 2021

Making the most of your conference presentation – Aug 2021

August 4 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

Although COVID changed the way we conference, presenting at an in-person, virtual or mixed conference is still one of the best ways to grow your research skills. It is also one of the best ways to grow your network. And with so much of what we do reliant on networks, it is important to make the most of these kinds of opportunities. In this workshop, Richard will go through some of the things you can do to help make your…

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Leaving Academia – Aug 2021

August 18 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

The famous line from the song Hotel California “You can check out but you can never leave” applies to so many things. Academia is one of them. Leaving seems so hard for so many reasons. You’ve invested lots of time, effort and money. You’re passionate about research and the work you do. You love the people. But, when 95% of all PhD graduates end up outside an academic research career, leaving is inevitable. In this FREE on-line workshop Richard will…

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Social Media Mad

August 23 @ 12:00 - 13:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia
$550

Researchers are increasingly expected to handle their own marketing and promotion. Yet, the best most universities do is tell you to “use social media” or “make a website” or “write a blog”. But, you can do SO much better than that. What to expect 15 Weekly meetings in a group of up to 20 people. Mondays from 12 pm to 1 pm Melbourne (Australia) time. Via zoom, which allows recording and play back later. Support using the common social and web channels…

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Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks

August 30 @ 13:00 - 14:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia
$550

In her book, Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks, Wendy Belcher takes readers through a process that can have your article done and submitted in 12 weeks. I’ve run people through the book, writing an article, in 12 weeks as well as 15. I’ve found 15 works best. It allows for slippage. To focus on some weeks in more detail. To have time off. To allow for “life”. If you have: written an article that you never submitted wished…

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Writing Your Thesis in 15 Weeks

August 30 @ 14:00 - 15:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia
$550

A 15-week program aimed at: Setting you up for writing success (think grants and journal articles, not just your thesis) Knowing why you do (or don’t like to write) Doing something about your writing “issues” Progress tracking Content review The intensive will give you: someone to keep you on track a kick up the arse if/when you fall behind peers to share the process and experience with A real (or virtual) celebratory drink You’ll have a group to work with,…

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August Monthly Meeting – 12 Months Group Coaching

August 30 @ 15:30 - 16:30 AEST
$1320

Elite, professional and semi-professional athletes have coaches. So why not elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers!? This is what the 12 month group coaching is all about. Helping academics (elite, professional and semi-professional thinkers) improve their academic game. What’s involved? Group work 12 months with between 10 and 20 people. Everyone has their own goals. We meet monthly on the last Monday of each month from 1530 to 1630 as a group via Zoom. Each month we discuss your goals and progress…

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September 2021

Career Planning Strategies

September 1 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

So much of our lives are planned. School. University. Further study. Marriage. Birth. Heck, even death and funerals are planned. But how many of you plan your career? How many of you have an idea of what you want to be in your career in 5 or 10 years? In this FREE on-line workshop I’ll guide you through three different approaches to help plan your career. And they’re useful regardless of your desire to do more study; stay in academia;…

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Using MS Word to write your thesis, journal articles and other long documents – 1/2 Day Workshop

September 8 @ 09:00 - 13:00 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

What to expect 4 hours a group of up to 20 people. Wednesday 8 Sep from 9 am to 1 pm (Melb, Aus Time) (check my timezone) Via zoom, which allows recording and play back later for those who register in advance. Support using key functions of MS Word on PC and Mac. Styles Templates Captions Cross References Pagination Layouts Screen Readers Typography Inserting PDFs, figures, images, tables Template documents to help set you up for success Investment 4 hours for…

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Writing Your Resume – Sep 2021

September 15 @ 12:30 - 13:15 AEST
Zoom (video conference) Victoria Australia

No matter what you want to do or become, you’ll need to write a resume. Versions will end up in grants. Versions will end up on websites. Versions will be submitted to promotion panels. Versions will be sent to prospective employers. In this FREE online workshop, I’ll help you work out what should be include and what should be avoided. I’ll also talk about strategies that can help you write a better, more accurate and comprehensive resume – EVERY TIME.…

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