Key Productivity and Performance Strategies to Advance Your STEM Career - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780127999562

Key Productivity and Performance Strategies to Advance Your STEM Career

1st Edition

Authors: Lesia Crumpton-Young
Paperback ISBN: 9780127999562
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 112
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Key Productivity and Performance Strategies to Advance Your STEM Career shares valuable knowledge and insights on best practices used by high performing individuals in the STEM fields to enhance their professional endeavors. The strategies contained in this book are based on Lesia L. Crumpton-Young's experience and expertise as a STEM professional and a certified Life and Career Coach. The book includes real-life examples from STEM professionals of career hurdles and efficient solutions to reaching your career goals. It covers effective goal setting, decision-making, and how best to overcome doubt and criticism, as well as practical advice on critical path analysis.

Finally, the book includes a five-year career planning tool, along with additional problem statements and exercises, making it a valuable resource those involved in the STEM fields.

Key Features

  • Includes a five-year career planning tool, additional problem statements and exercises
  • Discusses topics such as decisive decision-making, setting clear and concise goals, objectives, targets and how to efficiently allocate resources
  • Present insights on the best practices used by high-performing individuals in the STEM fields


Those working in the STEM fields as well as professionals in other industries

Table of Contents

I. Preface
II. Introduction
III. Strategies for Enhancing Productivity and Performance
a. Clear and Concise Goals, Objectives, and Targets
b. Strategic Immersion
c. Decisive Decision Making
d. Adopting a Get Things Done Mentality
e. Binding Fear, Doubt, and Worry
f. Overcoming the Limiting Views in Your Mind
g. Chasing the Fat Rabbits
h. Silencing The Critic
a. Completing and Closing Matters
IV. Practices for Improving Productivity and Performance
b. Paradigm for Creating Completion Consistency
c. Critical Path Analysis for Task Execution
d. Efficient Resource Allocation Theory
e. Task Completion Principles
f. Tools to Expedite Task Execution
g. Work Flow and Efficiency Enhancement Tool
h.  Effective and Efficient Network Utilization Tool
V. Conclusion
VI. References
VII. Performance and Productivity Master Planning Template


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About the Author

Lesia Crumpton-Young

Vice President,Division of Academic Affairs,Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

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Vice President, Division of Academic Affairs, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, USA

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