I’ve been writing about how to construct the perfect 40-hour workweek. (Key line: create a career that’s on fire without you getting burned out!). I was even quoted in a WSJ article this week on companies that are enforcing a firm 40-hour workweek.
Any job has the “stuff” of the work, and the soft side. The soft side includes building connections, inv… read more »
This fall I’m traveling more than usual to talk about I Know How She Does It and time management in general. Work travel adds a degree of complexity into family life, but the good news is that since I work for myself, I have control over when and how I do it. Some events are on certain days, but I can always decline an invitation. Or sometimes people are flexible on… read more »
My review of Anne-Marie Slaughter’s new book, Unfinished Business, ran in today’s Wall Street Journal. (If you are not a WSJ subscriber, you can try Googling "The Other Princeton Mom" and WSJ -- yes, that's what the Journal called the review!). Slaughter’s 2012 essay for The Atlantic on "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All" was read close to 3 million t… read more »
I’ve been somewhat obsessed lately with the idea of “maximum sustainable progress.” Some people’s careers are not just productive but prolific. How do they structure their time to sustain productivity over the long haul?
I suspect they work long-but-reasonable hours, and use those hours incredibly well. This got me thinking about what I would i… read more »
Today I'm excited to turn this blog over to Scott Behson, author of The Working Dad's Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home. Behson is a professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and the brains behind the Fathers, Work, and Family blog. Our books came out on the same day, and though they were aimed at different genders, big chunks o… read more »