Motivation, Momentum, and Marketability: New Faculty Edition
September 2014 (perspective of an assistant professor)
Three months ago, I wrote Motivation, Momentum, and Marketability. Back then I was thinking mostly about framing personal or team productivity in terms of the three M's: motivation, momentum, and marketability.
Now that I've started a new faculty position where I'm advising half a dozen students on research projects, I realize that my main job is to provide the three M's for my students:
Every time I'm in a research meeting with a student, I try to remind myself to make some progress on those three M's.
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Last modified: 2014-09-12