Accountability, Finding Your Flow, and How to Open and Close a Work Session

Accountability, Finding Your Flow, and How to Open and Close a Work Session There is beauty in discovering the tasks and projects you dislike. Sounds crazy, but it's true! How can you use the energy of your experience with an unenjoyable project to move forward? How can you even finish this project you have taken on?Join us as we share our successes, our struggles, and our plans and let’s get our genius flowing! In this episode: [1:11] - Fatimah starts the workshop with a moment for guests to share their top three priorities for the week. A guest shares how she is working on her dissertation and what her successes were this week. [2:54] - Accountability is important. Checking in with a group or sharing project progress in a safe space. Fatimah suggests setting up some sort of accountability [...]

2020-11-02T15:57:38+00:00November 4th, 2020|2,446 Comments

Why Energy Management, not Time Management, Is Killing Your Goals

Why Energy Management, not Time Management, Is Killing Your Goals We all have different amounts of autonomy over our time. We may be told what hours we have to work and what needs to be accomplished in that time. That’s out of our control. But what we can control is how we come into that time. You control your energy. But how? Especially now with the shifts in work space, work hours, and types of tasks during the Covid-19 pandemic, you need to know your optimal energy zone. You need to know how to manage the time within each energy zone and be prepared. Welcome to Gradschooled - a podcast about how to organize your genius for greater professional opportunities and a thriving life. Today we’re discussing how we work in each energy zone and how everyone’s individual circumstances [...]

2020-10-21T17:36:12+00:00October 28th, 2020|3,481 Comments

Money Moves for Your 75 Year-Old Self

Money Moves for Your 75 Year-Old Self When I think about 75 year-old Fatimah and her quality of life, I want to make sure that 75 year-old Fatimah also has the option to have beautiful things and experiences. That starts with me looking out for her right now. Welcome to GradSchooled! This is a podcast about how to organize your genius for greater professional opportunities and a thriving life. Today, we are talking about money. I know it isn’t a sexy topic, but it is so important. I hope that with the right tools, you can expand your financial literacy and confidence. And today, I have a lot of those tools outlined for you to take the next (or the first!) step to having the right foundations for your future 75 year-old self. During this pandemic especially, it all [...]

2020-10-16T17:12:11+00:00October 20th, 2020|2,392 Comments

Personal Branding During Reinvention or a Pivot

Personal Branding During Reinvention or a Pivot If you are thinking of rebranding yourself during this time of reinvention, listen as Dr. Fatimah shares what happened when she was unprepared for a question about her branding for her side business that was the catalyst for this episode. She shares three things that she hopes will help you with your rebranding journey. When you are in the middle of a change or managing multiple roles, lean into these three things for your personal branding. The first thing is to zoom out to the big picture of who you are and what you bring. Second, look forward and ask yourself, where am I going? And the third thing is to be present to the moment at hand and tap into your passion for the work.  A final tip from Dr. Fatimah: [...]

2020-10-08T02:38:34+00:00October 13th, 2020|1,421 Comments
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