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Turbocharge your Writing (with Hugh Kearns)

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Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

This workshop will help you to understand:

Why it's hard to get started

How we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing

The principles of quick starting

How to deal with destructive internal beliefs

How to set a writing plan and stick to it

How to set achievable goals by writing in a silo

How to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce

How to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work

Who Should Attend?

This session is suitable for PhD Researchers at any point in their candidature and academic/research staff wishing to increase their writing output.

Duration: 2 hours

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Hugh Kearns is recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. He regularly lectures at universities across the world and has recently returned from lecture tours of the UK and the US which included lectures at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Berkeley and Stanford. His areas of expertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance, learning and creativity. He draws on over twenty-five years of experience as a leading training and development professional within the corporate, financial, education and health sectors in Ireland, Scotland, North America, New Zealand and Australia. He has coached individuals, teams and executives in a wide range of organisations in the public and private sectors.

Hugh lectures and researches at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. He is widely recognised for his ability to take the latest research in psychology and education and apply it to high-performing people and groups. As a co-author with Maria Gardiner, he has published ten books which are in high demand both in Australia and internationally.

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