Managing Self

Implicit Bias

Multiple Role Management

Myers Briggs Type Indicator

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Carol Pfeiffer, Ph.D., July 5, 2016: The Myers-Briggs type indicator will help you think about your own preferences for gathering information and using it, and how those preferences impact your interactions with others. (15:50) Paw print
  • The Power of Introverts. Susan Cain. 2012. (18:56) Ted Talk logo


Seeking Mentors

  • Mentoring Resource Page at Another Institution
  • Obtaining Mentors. Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D., ABPP. April 28, 2017. This video will help you identify your mentorship needs, think about who might mentor you, and how to request mentorship. (22:17) Paw print
  • Being an Effective Mentee. Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D., ABPP. April 28, 2017. This video will help you negotiate a "contract" with a mentor, structure your time with your mentor, and gracefully end formal mentorship when the time comes. (9:21) Paw print

Stress Management

  • Who Moved my Cheese?, by Spencer Johnson (1998). This is a book about dealing with change.
  • Wherever You Go There You Are, by Jon Kabat-Zinn (2005). This is a book about mindfulness meditation in everyday life.
  • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff… And It's All Small Stuff, by Richard Carlson (2005). A book about how to keep from letting the little things in your life get to you.
  • The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, by Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, and Matthew McKay (6th edition, 2008). Includes step-by-step techniques for coming the body and the mind.
  • The Worry Workbook, by Les Carter and Frank Minirth (2000). Practical steps and interactive exercises.

Cartoon about getting a million emailsTime and Email Management

  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen. 2002. Penquin Books.
  • First Things First, by Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. Merrill. 1994. Simon & Schuster.