In 168 Hours, I talk about trying to distinguish between “work” and “not-really-work.” Work means activities that are advancing you toward your career goals. I like this definition, because it forces us to examine how we spend our hours closely. We do plenty of things at work that are not-really-work, even if they look like it. A m… read more »
I am happy to announce that I’ll be doing a back-t0-school webinar on September 8, co-hosted by Katherine Reynolds Lewis of CurrentMom. The topic? Go back to school without the back to crazy! Some simple time management strategies can help make this the best school year ever. Join us at 12:30PM eastern on Sept 8 to discuss
where the time really goes
how t… read more »
Oh, this blogging thing is tricky. One of the great parts of writing a blog is the opportunity to get instant feedback from readers. Whether people agree with the material here on My168Hours or not, I love to engage with people who want to talk about these ideas.
Unfortunately, a reasonable number of people leaving comments were not here to talk about how we spe… read more »
The big buzz in book circles this morning is that Seth Godin, author of Linchpin and 11 other books, is retiring. Well, not exactly. He’s retiring from writing books in the format we know — that is, in hardcover, with a price point north of $20, available in bookstores like Borders, showing up there at least 6 months after he completes the manuscri… read more »
After meeting Gretchen Rubin at the BlogHer conference two weeks ago, I reread The Happiness Project. One of her themes in the book is remembering to “Be Gretchen,” that is, accepting her quirks rather than dwelling on them. While going to a jazz club at midnight sounds appealing in theory, she knows she will never really enjoy it. Happiness com… read more »