Category: Time Management

Would you want to be two places at once?

Kamy Wicoff, the founder of, and a writer herself, recounts a moment of inspiration for her new novel Wishful Thinking. “I remember at one point I was late for pick-up, I had my bag on my shoulder, I was carrying a violin and running, but not like running in a metaphorical sense. I’m actually running.” It soon became a scene: the heroine, Je… read more »

Sleep: Part of this American life

The American Time Use Survey is out today. Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics does this large scale time diary study to find out how different Americans spend their hours. Rather than ask how many hours people devote to different categories, researchers (generally) have people talk through the previous day. This method removes some of the problems… read more »

Forget finding time for a partner. How do you find time to find a partner?

This past weekend I spoke at the Forte Foundation’s annual MBA conference in Washington D.C. My audience was a great group of young women who are on their way to conquering the world. They managed to be engaged despite my drawing the nap-inducing post-lunch spot. Anyway, one of the questions during the Q&A was about a topic I really haven’t written mu… read more »

You don’t have to start on Monday

Plenty of people would like to track their time, and there are many ways to do this. But it turns out there’s one particular time when people would like to start. According to data shared with me by time-tracking app Toggl, Monday is (by far) the most popular day when their users start tracking time. As for time of year? January (on the back of New Year’s r… read more »

The mosaic has many tiles

It has been quite a week. I have enjoyed talking with different audiences about I Know How She Does It, including to a full crowd (100+ tickets!) at Henri Bendel last night. Farnoosh Torabi (see photo) and I talked women, time, and money. People sipped Champagne and shopped. Then I got on the train and came home. It was a longer ride than it should have been, and I g… read more »