I am writing this from a hotel room in Toronto, where I gave a speech. A highlight for me was signing 300 copies of I Know How She Does It. Writing my name again and again (and again!) on the title page was a meditation on bringing an idea to fruition.
Of course, if I wanted this career, it is slightly different than I envisioned. I did not set out to become a public spea… read more »
Writing a book seems like a big, intimidating project. But the truth is that it is a project like any other. There are ways to be efficient and get it done fast.
That is what Dorie Clark has discovered. Dorie is the author of several personal branding books, including Reinventing You, and Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around… read more »
Our reader question this week comes from a woman with two young children who works in technology. Her high-paying job allowed her to work from home full-time with flexible hours. In other words, she had what many parents would view as a dream set-up. The problem? It was "work I could do in my sleep at this point," she says. She was bored. She was not feeling much op… read more »
Last April, I recorded several videos with Working Mother magazine about "sticky situations" working parents face. I am happy to be able to share them here!
This sticky situation - "I want to volunteer at school with my kids, but I am short on time!"
Here are my tips. I tend to be suspicious of all absolutes, such as "working parents have no time for volunteering… read more »
Thanks to alert readers who sent me a recent New York Times article by Cristobal Young called "You don’t need more free time." The thesis, based on time diaries, is that leisure time is a network good. It is most enjoyed when it is experienced at the same time as other people. Young implied that this had negative implications for flexible schedules. While it i… read more »