Day 25: A PhD time management tip

By James Hayton,
August 9, 2018
I'm James, I'm a former physicist (PhD, Nottingham, 2007) and author of "PhD: An Uncommon Guide to Research, Writing & PhD Life".
Since 2010, I've been helping PhD students all over the world overcome barriers in their research and writing
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day 21: decision fatigue
day 23: decision fatigue and writing

Time management is obviously very important in a PhD, but when it goes wrong, your plan can become a burden rather than a tool that helps you. There are aspects to effective planning.One I think is worth factoring in is the decision fatigue I've talked about in previous videosTry to balance tiring, decision-heavy work with easier, routine tasks to ease exhaustion and maintain momentum!

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