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April 29, 2013

Self-Sabotage in the Academic Career

15 ways in which faculty members harm their own futures, often without knowing it

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Joyce Hesselberth for The Chronicle

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By Robert J. Sternberg

Pogo recognized long ago that we often are our own worst enemies. Sure, he was a cartoon character, but he had a point—­especially in higher education, where self-sabotage seems to be a standard characteristic of academic careers. In my 30 years as a professor, five years as a dean, and three years as a provost, I have observed many academics harm their own careers, often without realizing it. Here are 15 ways in which you can be most self-destructive.

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