Writing Projects: Aim High, Be Reasonable

When you look at the  whole, many writing projects, such as a dissertation or a book, may seem overwhelming.  You cannot simply say, “Today I am going to write a book or dissertation.”

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Online Learning for Adult Learners

In the world of online learning, adult learners must gain a certain skill level with the technology (hardware, software, associated equipment, chat rooms). Outdated or unstable technology is a barrier that causes frustration and anxiety for online students.

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Career Transition: Make it Happen

If you’re like most people you’ve probably had many different jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 12 is the average number of times people change jobs between ages 18 to 48.

But what if you’re tired of job hopping? What if you want to make a serious career transition? How do you get started?

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Time Management: Priorities or Procrastination?

We live in a busy world and we constantly struggle to manage our time effectively. What is time management?  There are 24 hours and seven days in every week to accomplish tasks, sleep, and play. What we accomplish in these hours depends on how well we manage our time.

The world is moving at a fast pace. It causes our minds to race. We find ourselves thinking about what we need to do, where we need to go, or what we have not done.

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Work-Life Balance: Riding a Cloud

Some Thoughts From Dr. Patti.

Finding balance in your life can seem impossible when life is so crazy. There is never enough time in a day. While writing my dissertation, I found it hard to balance, work, college, and family life. Learning to balance your projects and priorities are different for everyone. You have to find things that work for you.

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Welcome to Doctor Tales!

Welcome! Doctor Tales is a new blog to help doctoral students succeed during and beyond their academic journeys.

Welcome! Doctor Tales is a new blog to help doctoral students succeed during and beyond their academic journeys. We are Dr. Bessie DiDomenica (PhD) and Dr. Patricia Mason (DBA), two doctors who took the journey. We recently earned our doctoral degrees and offer our strategies for other doctoral candidates to succeed.

We also embrace our new roles as scholar-practitioners, and encourage others to take their education beyond the classroom.

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