Laura Vanderkam

Podcast | How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

Click Play below to listen. Advancing in your career has tradeoffs: more work and responsibility mean less time and energy for you and your family. But are all your personal sacrifices truly necessary? Probably not, says Laura Vanderkam, author of I Know How She Does It and 168 Hours. In this 30 minute teleclass, Vanderkam will share: how successful women make the most of their time; the underlying strategies that … [ more ]

Free Teleclass | How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00-1:30pm

2016 Session | Namaste: Making Choices that Matter

“Having it all” has become the subject of countless books, articles, debates, and social media commentary, with passions running high in all directions. With such a wide spectrum of priorities, workloads and resources for women, it is impossible to define “life balance.” In fact, many believe that the ideal doesn’t actually exist. Today’s gospel truth around the topic seems to be that any woman who wants to advance in a … [ more ]

In Praise of First Jobs

As mindless as many first jobs are, they can prove to be invaluable experiences. How else would many of us know how to carry six plates at a time or fold sweaters so neatly? On a more serious note, starter stints can teach useful lessons about people, ourselves and the nature of work. Check out what initiated some of our 2016 speakers into the world of gainful employment—and what they … [ more ]

Have the Best Summer of Your Career

Do less and achieve more. It may sound like a dream rather than a plan for summer, but it’s actually the MO of many highly accomplished people year-round. “Successful people don’t bother with work that isn’t high value or growth oriented,” says Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of I Know How She Does It and 168 Hours. “They prioritize, so that what matters most gets done, and … [ more ]

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