Changing Academic Life
About This Show
Academic life is changing and many of us are drowning in increasing work demands. What are the choices each of us can make to change our own situations for the better? And can we change the academic game more generally? Academics and thought leaders share experiences, tips...
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Jolanta Burke on burnout, harmonious passion, positive workplaces & helping others
Jolanta Burke is a Positive Psychologist, who works as a Senior Lecturer and Associate Leader of the MAPPCP programme at University of East London and also has her own consultancy business. She shares how she dealt with burn-out during her PhD, having to find a place of harmonious rather than obsessive passion, and how this influences her work supervising students now. She also shares her experiences working in business contexts as a consultant, in creating positive workplaces and how we could better do this in academia. And she shares her passion for making a better world through communicating our research to people and helping people.
See http://www.changingacademiclife.com/blog/ 2017/11/11/jolanta-burke for a time-stamped overview of the conversation and related links.