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"After twenty years in academia, I finally found the book I wish I’d read when I first became an assistant professor." —Kristen Slack, founder of Prof2Prof, professor, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Have you ever felt lost or alone as you navigate the winding and thorny path toward tenure? Then Well on Your Way is the traveling companion you’ve been missing. You won’t find tenure hacks here. Instead, through candid stories and evocative questions, Elizabeth Odders-White creates a comforting space for reflection and wraps it in a loving package of poetry, photography, and prayer. Every inch of Well on Your Way is infused with the encouragement and wisdom you’d expect from a lifelong friend. Keep it close by, and discover how small shifts can make both your work and your life easier, happier, and more fulfilling.


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"This book is like having a good friend sitting next to you who has been there and knows all the right things to say. It is not a one-time read." —Stefanie Attardi, assistant professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

"This brave and tender book is a gift to its reader, offering a refuge from the self-doubt and loneliness plaguing academics, especially early in their careers." —Laurie Simon Hodrick, A. Barton Hepburn Professor Emerita, Columbia University

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