Archive for May 2010

Graduates, You Can Have It All (USA TODAY)

Below is a copy of my most recent USA Today column, from last Thursday. I graduated from college nine years ago this week. I think this is the kind of graduation advice I would have liked to get.

Graduates, You Can Have It All
As Millennials increasingly demand a work-life balance, they might just teach the other generations a thing or two.
By Laura Vanderkam
Com… read more »

The Reviews Roll In

Phew! Yesterday was quite a day for 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think.
I woke up to discover that personal finance expert Manisha Thakor had an “intellectual girl crush” on me in her great post “Time is Money: How Are You Spending Your 168 Hours?” Manisha also posted this Q&A at the Huffington Post and several other pla… read more »

Hello World!

Finally, it is here. The official launch day for 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think.
What, you may ask, is 168 hours? It’s what you get when you multiply 24 x 7. There are 168 hours in a week.
Unless you are a regular reader of this blog, I am guessing you did not know this. Few people do. But I think “168 hours” is a much better way to think of our time than… read more »

"I highly recommend it as a graduation gift"

That’s the scoop from Lindsey Pollak at her blog post on 168 Hours (a follow up to our podcast earlier today). Here’s hoping the friends and family of the 1.5 million people graduating from college each year take your advice!
Also, many thanks to another Lindsey, Lindsey Mead, host of the blog A Design So Vast. Mead likes to look at what makes us fee… read more »

More 168 Hours shout-outs

The buzz is building…
Thanks to Lenore Skenazy over at the Free Range Kids blog for running a guest post called “Are You Spending Enough Time With Your Kids?” 27 comments already and the day is young!
Thanks to Irene Levine for running a Q&A on finding time for friends in your 168 hours (a great topic) on some of her blogs, including The Fr… read more »