Entrepreneurship

Tactics vs. Speed, in Marathons and Life

I’ll be watching the NYC marathon this weekend. Running the race may or may not wind up on my bucket list, but every year, the marathon helps me celebrate my anniversary of taking up running. I had always been intrigued by this simplest form of exercise, and finally, in 2004, after watching Paula Radcliffe’s hard-fought NYC victory — whic… read more »

10 Time Management Tips for the Self-Employed

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be posting occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take advantage of the opportunity to run guest posts from some of my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
By Susan Johnston
So-called time management gurus will tell you to make a schedule and turn off the internet when you’re t… read more »

Want to Write a Book? Don't Do Laundry

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be writing occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take the opportunity to run guest posts by some of my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
By Calee M. Lee
My husband inherited a first-generation hide-a-bed sofa that once belonged to his great-great grandfather. The steel springs… read more »

Two Questions That Can Change How You Market Yourself

(Laura’s note: I’m on maternity leave, and while I’ll be blogging occasionally over the next few weeks, I wanted to take the opportunity to run some guest posts from my favorite bloggers. Enjoy!)
by Camille Noe Pagán
Some people are so good at self promotion that you barely realize they’re tooting their own horns as you’re… read more »

Round-up: Where Did My Day Go?

Welcome again to the new website for 168 Hours! We’re gearing up for the paperback launch at the end of the month, and I thought that the site could be a bit crisper as readership grows. Hopefully it will be easier to navigate and read. If you look up at the URL, you’ll see it’s slightly different for the blog: www.my168hours.com/main instea… read more »