Promoting Yourself and Your Research, a Hugh Kearns Workshop


Monday, February 27, 2017, 3:00pm to 6:00pm


Northwest Building, Room B103 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

In this workshop you will learn strategies for: Putting yourself out there, asking for what you want, taking responsibility (not waiting for it to happen), developing your one minute pitch and presenting yourself effectively for promotions, grants, awards. This workshop will also cover: Using convincing language; Self-promotion; Networking, mentoring, and collaborating; Putting yourself in the spotlight; Developing a communication strategy; Pitching your message to your audience; How to make it accessible without dumbing down; Developing your one-minute pitch; and Dealing with the discomfort of it all.

Hugh KearnsAbout Hugh Kearns, Ph.D:

Hugh Kearns, who ectures and researches at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, is recognized internationally for his ability to take the latest research in psychology and education and apply it to high-performing people and groups. His areas of expertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance, learning, and creativity. He draws on over twenty five years of experience as a leading training and development professional within the corporate, financial, education and health sectors in Ireland, Scotland, North America, New Zealand and Australia. He has coached individuals, teams and executives in a wide range of organizations in the public and private sectors.

This event is sponsored by the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the HMS/HDSM Postdoc Office, and the Office of Career Services of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.


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