Day 20: Sometimes others can see what you can't

By James Hayton,
August 2, 2018
I'm James, I'm a former physicist (PhD, Nottingham, 2007) and author of "PhD: An Uncommon Guide to Research, Writing & PhD Life".
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Sometimes, when you show your work to other people, they can see obvious solutions that you can't when just working alone.This happened to me yesterday when I announced the start date for my course on academic writing as the 15th of August; my girlfriend pointed out that this is right in the middle of a month when most people are on holiday!It's obvious, but sometimes it takes someone else's perspective...I'm going to run the session on the 15th anyway, but am adding two extra live sessions on Wednesday 5th September at 9 am UK time and Thursday 6th at 3 pm UK time.You can click here to get your tickets!

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