4 April, 2016

My favourite quote today: “Bragging about working an 80 hour week either means you have nothing else to do, or, you are dead inefficient!”

Sometimes in academia, it’s about being seen to work hard – whether you’re working smart is a different story. This is an unproductive cycle that is perpetuated by many people, oftentimes, unconsciously – ever praised someone for working hard because they stayed late, came in on weekends, replied to emails at all hours of the night/morning?

What about praising those who leave work at a decent hour to be at home with their children, spend time with their partner, or prioritise self-care, like exercise?

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