Writing about Time Management, Life, Careers & Family

Wall Street Journal: Working Mothers Who Make It All Work

I have an essay in Saturday’s WSJ Review section on “Working Mothers Who Make It All Work.” It’s not behind the pay firewall, so even if you’re not a subscriber you can read it. If you are a paper subscriber, it’s on page 3 of the Review section. Thanks for giving it a look!… read more »

Friday fodder: links, updates

This has been another full week of book promotion activities. I recorded 22 radio segments on Tuesday (and hosted the webinar for book club members — thanks to all who dialed in! Hopefully the recording showed up in your inbox too). On Thursday I was back in NYC recording a satellite TV interview with BNN in Canada, and speaking at an event sponsored by La… read more »

Thoughts on the end of 2nd grade

We celebrated my book launch last week in this household, but we also have another new book around here. My second grader spent quite a bit of time these last few weeks working on a book called the ABCs of Natural Disasters. His wonderful teacher had the kids come up with a big topic, and then find examples starting with each letter. This involved a lot of research… read more »

Networking without really meaning to

Dorie Clark is an excellent networker. The author of the new book Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It, she seems to know everyone, and she introduces people too. I’ve now been to two of her business book author dinners, one in NYC, and one in Philly. The Philly one was my maiden voyage out of the house after giving birth t… read more »

How to make time to think

I am writing this while getting my car serviced. Pennsylvania requires an emissions inspection yearly, and my sticker expires at the end of June. June seems to be a particularly busy time of year for me, so I am always trying to cram the inspection in somewhere. And yet as I find myself in this same waiting room every year around this time, listening to stupid gam… read more »