Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Achievement

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Reading Time: 1 minute I’ve just finished watching the documentary “Free Solo.” A remarkable achievement of the human spirit. A mix of courage and vulnerability from which we can learn a lot about dedication and hard work.

Diversify

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Reading Time: 1 minute There are so many different things we can learn from our diversity.

Restoring attention

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Reading Time: 1 minute The attention restoration theory explains how walking through nature can have a positive effect on your ability to focus.

Where exhaustion comes from

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Exhaustion comes from the relational deficit we experience in our lives. The good news is that we can always restart and reinvent ourselves because relationality is at the core of our creativity, and its path is as unexpected as exciting.

Inspiration

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Reading Time: 1 minute Against all the odds, true inspiration comes from what is hard, bold and unknown. When you challenge what you can do with risk, your vulnerability is a demonstration of courage for navigating in uncharted waters. Risking is essential in every creative work.

Fruition

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Reading Time: 1 minute The only thing standing in our way to greatness is ourselves. Blaming everyone or everything else is an excuse. The way to fruition is hard, but enlightening.

About saying

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Reading Time: 1 minute What can you do when you say something to the world every day, and nobody reacts?

Context

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Reading Time: 1 minute A single word can have different meanings. It all depends on the context.

Tension

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Reading Time: 1 minute Speak only what you live.

Point

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Reading Time: 1 minute What’s the point of points?