I have spent several hours over the past few weeks on something that is definitely not a core competency: cleaning out my closets.
While I know from The Happiness Project that this is supposed to improve my mood, I didn't undertake this particular chore for that reason. Rather, our landlord (our next door neighbor) seems to have assumed that we planned to move… read more »
(This column ran this week in the Huffington Post)
By Laura Vanderkam
Hard as it is to believe, Memorial Day was just over 12 weeks ago. There are 168 hours in a week. Now that the kids are going back to school, it's a good time to ask this question: what did you do with the 2,016 (168 x 12) hours of summer?
Sure, you slept some. Grownups slept about 672 of them. Kids a bi… read more »
In 168 Hours, I talk about trying to distinguish between "work" and "not-really-work." Work means activities that are advancing you toward your career goals. I like this definition, because it forces us to examine how we spend our hours closely. We do plenty of things at work that are not-really-work, even if they look like it. A meeting that you didn't need t… read more »
I am happy to announce that I'll be doing a back-t0-school webinar on September 8, co-hosted by Katherine Reynolds Lewis of CurrentMom. The topic? Go back to school without the back to crazy! Some simple time management strategies can help make this the best school year ever. Join us at 12:30PM eastern on Sept 8 to discuss
where the time really goes
how to decid… read more »