Amy Climer

About Amy Climer

Amy Climer is a PhD student at Antioch University's Leadership & Change Program. Her dissertation is on creativity in teams. She is also the owner and CEO of Climer Consulting.
2912, 2015

How to Get 1,000 Survey Responses in One Week

By |December 29th, 2015|Categories: Dissertation Data Collection|Tags: , , |

Finding research participants can be a challenge and is source of stress for many students. I recently had great success with recruiting participants to a survey and thought I’d share my strategy in order to help you get the participants you need.

For my dissertation research I needed at least 300 people, but ideally >600 people to […]

903, 2015

The Dissertation Intensive

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: Dissertation Proposal, Dissertation Writing|

Our doctoral program is a non-traditional, low residency model. As students, we live all over the U.S. and beyond. Because of this distance, the lonely process of getting a PhD can be even lonelier when the closest fellow student is 210 miles away. One solution – The Dissertation Intensive. Sound the trumpets. We are now […]

903, 2015

Three tips to help you focus when writing your dissertation

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: Dissertation Writing|Tags: , |

Maintaining focus when writing is often a huge challenge for me. There are so many distractions – Facebook, Twitter, checking email, writing another blog post, to name a few. I have had to devise a few tactics to keep me focused on writing and the task at hand. Here are my top three techniques for […]

102, 2015

The Dissertation Journey Begins

By |February 1st, 2015|Categories: Dissertation Proposal, Dissertation Writing|

I’m a PhD student and about to start my dissertation. I was going to start with Chapter 1 this weekend, but well, you know what they say about the best laid plans. The step immediately before beginning the actual dissertation is to write a short 5-10 page paper outlining the concept of your dissertation. Well, I […]