This invaluable source book offers guidance, support and advice for those contemplating or involved in academic careers. The contributions provide rich, personal, sometimes poignant and often humorous accounts of shared and unique experiences of those in the world of academia.

Career Rhythms: Five Exemplars
Career rhythms: Five exemplars

Developing a successful career is much like riding a train. Both require having one's ticket punched along the way.

Arthur G. Bedeian (p. 4)

A successful academic core is rooted in a clear sense of contribution (What do you want to do?), an honest assessment of talent (What do you do well?), a choice of method (How will you make your contribution?), and knowledge of what is joyful for you (What do you like to do best?).

Joan V. Gallos (p. 17)

Family life plays a major role in my conceptualization of what it means to be human. For this reason, I can reflect on the rhythm of my career life only by viewing it jointly with the rhythm of my family ...

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