Presentation on theme: "Hints on Success Bonnie Heck Ferri Professor Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs (starting July 2006) School of ECE Georgia Tech."— Presentation transcript:
Hints on Success Bonnie Heck Ferri Professor Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs (starting July 2006) School of ECE Georgia Tech
Prioritize Your Tasks Determine the criteria on which you will be judged. Seek advice from mentors and your supervisor. Determine what you like to do. Evaluate tasks for meeting the criteria of your job. Prioritize and say “no” to tasks that are too low on the list.
Manage Your Time Make a “To Do” list each day and prioritize the tasks –Earliest deadline first, shortest tasks first, round robin for equal priority tasks, priority changes to avoid starvation Spend your most productive time (morning?) on the most mentally challenging or most important tasks. Determine which methods work for you.
Use Available Resources Seek advice from mentors and your direct supervisor. Have people review your proposals and/or CV. Collaborate as needed. Use assistants whenever possible. Use GT programs such as ADVANCE and CETL.