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Episode 28: "Soft" skills

September 8th, 2020  •  49 mins 20 secs  •  Download (22.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Be serenaded by the dulcet tones of crying babies while you hear Julia and Jonathan discuss poorly-named “soft skills” of academia, including project management, general organization, and taking care of yourself (“sharpening your saw”). Empathy and theory-of-mind are undervalued as soft skills but are probably things we can practice. Imposter syndrome makes an appearance. And, Jonathan also explores a unique publishing opportunity.