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.
Rhythms of Renewal
Taking a Sabbatical
What are you willing to give up to lead a healthier life?
Every time I had said yes in my career when my stomach said no, I had regretted it.
My need for renewal thankfully pushed aside my best-laid plans.
In this section of stories, we turn our attention to matters of significant renewal of our knowledge, of our skills, of ourselves. Up to this point in the volume, most of the experiences reported by our authors that have focused on balance and change have tended to deal with fine-tuning the directions of their lives. Exceptions include the transitions and relocations reported by Vance Mitchell ...