I’ve been reading a lot lately about the Giving Pledge — Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet’s campaign to get other billionaires to pledge at least half their fortunes to charity.
I am of two minds on this. On one hand, I think people can spend their money however they want, and there is a lot of innovative work going on in philanthropy r… read more »
I just did a post about falling off the wagon with running, and here I am falling off the wagon with blogging as well! I’m actually on vacation this 168 hours with my extended family on the Jersey shore, and have been enjoying a bit of down time. Well, sort of down time. With a 3-year-old and an almost 1-year-old, there’s not a lot of total relaxation,… read more »
Canadian Business ran a great review by Jordan Timm of 168 Hours recently. The reviewer, like many people, was taken with the story of Theresa Daytner, the book club-attending, business-running mom of 6 that I profiled in Chapter 1. While her story is great, I think the best take-away I got from her is to change my language. Rather than say “I don̵… read more »
We’re both hot topics of conversation in Miami, apparently! (I will admit that I spent 45 minutes of my last 168 hours watching the season premiere of Jersey Shore — the episode when they go to Miami. Yikes).
Anyway, the Miami Herald Business Book Club selected 168 Hours for review a few weeks ago. The paper ran Richard Pachter’s kind and th… read more »
That’s how much time Americans spend checking email. We spend 407 million hours per month playing online games, and 906 million on social media like Facebook, Twitter and blogs. For more from Nielsen about how Americans spend their time online, visit their website here.
There are two ways of looking at this. One is that 329 million hours (or 407 millio… read more »