Archive for August 2013

Audio of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast — also out this week

Just a little weekend announcement: The audio version of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast is also out this week, and is climbing up the business iTunes list. Here is the Audible link; here's a link to the top 10 in iTunes, which gets you to the book. If you're looking for something to listen to in the car while traveling over this long weekend, h… read more »

Friday links

If you're in the US, I hope you have a great long weekend! If you're in the UK, particularly in London, I hope you'll consider coming to hear me next week at a Red Magazine event. I'll be speaking on Thurs Sept 5 at 8 a.m. on What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. Tickets are available by following that link. I'll also be on BBC radio, Bloomberg Pulse, a… read more »

O Alma Mater, and assumptions about other people’s lives

Today’s post is a long one, but it’s about a topic I find fascinating, partly because of how people try to argue their points. I hope you’ll read to the end. A few months ago, Keli Goff wrote a piece for The Guardian arguing that “Female Ivy League graduates have a duty to stay in the workforce.” She described recent research finding that women with deg… read more »

11 ways to sneak in fruits and veggies — and not just for the kids

I’m trying to eat more fruits and veggies these days -- partly for their supposed health benefits, and partly because I’m still trying to lose 5 stubborn pounds. I figure I’m more likely to lose the weight eating green beans than brownie brittle. I’m an enthusiastic eater. I don’t need to hide cauliflower puree in mac and cheese, or whatever it was J… read more »

Morning by morning: What success before breakfast really means

Mornings are a madcap time in many households, I wrote in the opening lines of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast (out in print Tuesday August 27!). Like mine.  Last Friday started promisingly. I woke up -- sans alarm -- at 6:15. None of my kids were up yet. This is a relatively new development in my life, that I might wake up before my children wi… read more »