Writing about Time Management, Life, Careers & Family

Round up: The smart way to work 12 hours

I’ve been trying to blog close to daily (during the week) for the past few years. One way I make that easier on myself is to link to my various other writings on Friday! (Plus other interesting things). Over at CBS MoneyWatch this week, my favorite post was probably “The smart way to work a 12-hour day.” You can still find time for a personal li… read more »

The not-so-secret life of billionaires

I got a kick out of Kevin Roose’s feature in the New York Times on “Living Like a Billionaire, if Only For a Day.” The idea is that he would fly on a private jet, visit various private clubs, be chauffeured around and wear a nice watch. As he notes, we are “obsessed with the lives of the ultrarich.” Obsessed we may be, but I think we a… read more »

Is anything all-consuming?

Maybe I’m just sensitive, but I’ve been reading a fair number of acknowledgements in books lately that talk of book-writing as an “all consuming” process. The writer thanks someone (often the wife) for taking on all duties at home so our hero could concentrate on writing. The writer apologizes to children for missing soccer games and dinners, so al… read more »

What I learned by keeping a food journal

A few months ago, I posted about the Gladwyne Diet — my revolutionary weight loss program that involves two steps: 1. I eat less than I want to eat2. I exercise more than I want to exercise By following these radical breakthrough steps, I’d lost 10 lbs over 3 months or so, or roughly 0.75 lbs per week. This brought me within about 7 lbs of my goal weight. And… read more »

What would you do with $656 million?

Ok, I finally had to jump on the lotto bandwagon. The $656 million question is, of course, just a slightly more rooted question than the main premise of All the Money in the World. If you had all the money in the world, not literally, but all you wanted, what would you change about your life? I don’t think much would change in my personal life. I have this visi… read more »