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  • Laura Vanderkam

    'I well recall a conversation with an executive I hoped to interview about her astonishing productivity. I began our call with an assurance that I would not take much of her time. She laughed. 'Oh, I have all the time in the world,' she said.' Most of us feel constantly behind, unsure how to escape feeling oppressed by busyness. Laura Vanderkam, unlike other time-management gurus, believes that in order to get more done, we must first feel like we have all the time in the world. Think about it: why haven't you trained for that 5K or read War and Peace? Probably because you feel beaten down by all the time you don't seem to have. In this book, Vanderkam reveals the seven...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Drawing on her 18 years of experience working remotely, plus original interviews with managers, employees, and free agents who've perfected their remote routines, Laura Vanderkam shares strategies for productivity, creativity, and health in the new corner office. How do you do great work while sitting near the same spot where you watch Netflix? How can you be responsive without losing the focus necessary for getting things done? How can you maintain and grow your network when you spend less time face to face? The key is to detach yourself from old ways of working and adopt new habits to match your new environment. Long before public health concerns pushed many of us indoors, some of...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    From the bestselling author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, powerful insights from 1001 actual days in the lives of high-achieving women. Balancing work and family life is a constant struggle, especially for women with children and ambitious career goals. It’s been the subject of countless books, articles, blog posts and tweets in the last few years, and passions run high in all directions. Now Laura Vanderkam, the acclaimed time management expert, comes at the “having it all” debate by asking a very practical question. Given that we all have the same 168 hours every week, how do people who do have it all—women with thriving careers...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    A charming, life-changing fable that will help you rethink your whole approach to time, priorities, and possibilities. Riley Jenkins is in trouble. An ambitious, hardworking consultant in her late twenties, she's used to a lifetime of nearly perfect evaluations - until she gets a terrible performance review from her boss. How is that possible when Riley does everything her clients want - including answering emails 24/7 - faster than they expect it? That's precisely the problem: she's spread too thin. Despite her insane hours and attention to detail, Riley can't produce the thoughtful work her clients expect. Now she's been given thirty days to close a major deal, or she's out....read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    The third mini-audiobook by the acclaimed author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast reveals how a few simple changes can make you more productive and fulfilled in your career. In her bestselling mini-audiobook What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Laura Vanderkam showed us how to take advantage of our often ignored morning hours to achieve our dreams. Then in the sequel, What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend, she revealed why the key to a better week is a better weekend. Now, in the third mini-audiobook of this trilogy, What the Most Successful People Do at Work, Vanderkam shows us how to ignite our careers by taking control of our work...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Mornings are a madcap time for many of us. We wake up in a haze-often after hitting snooze a few times. Then we rush around to get ready and out the door so we can officially start the day. Before we know it, hours have slipped by without us accomplishing anything beyond downing a cup of coffee, dashing off a few emails, and dishing with our coworkers around the water cooler. By the time the workday wraps up, we're so exhausted and defeated that any motivation to accomplish something in the evening has vanished. But according to time management expert Laura Vanderkam, mornings hold the key to taking control of our schedules. If we use them wisely, we can build habits that will allow us to...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Many of us breathe a grateful TGIF when Friday rolls around, envisioning a weekend full of both productivity and refreshment. Yet too often our precious weekends seem to disappear, eaten up by unproductive work or leisure that fails to energize us. Monday morning comes too fast, finding us still unrested, with too much still undone. Time management expert Laura Vanderkam, continuing her series on What the Most Successful People Do, shows how we can take control of our weekends to get necessary R&R, while also using our downtime as a springboard to a productive week. Drawing on real-life anecdotes and scientific research, Vanderkam explains why doing nothing can be more exhausting than...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Mornings are a madcap time for many of us. We wake up in a haze-often after hitting snooze a few times. Then we rush around to get ready and out the door so we can officially start the day. Before we know it, hours have slipped by without us accomplishing anything beyond downing a cup of coffee, dashing off a few emails, and dishing with our coworkers around the water cooler. By the time the workday wraps up, we're so exhausted and defeated that any motivation to accomplish something in the evening has vanished. But according to time management expert Laura Vanderkam, mornings hold the key to taking control of our schedules. If we use them wisely, we can build habits that will allow us to...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Guía que ayuda a aprovechar lo más posible las mañanas: es el momento perfecto para crear planes y organizarse. Incrementa tu potencial y liderazgo en los negocios y en tu vida, organizando tus metas durante la mañana. Tips y herramientas prácticas que utilizan las personas exitosas para aprovechar sus desayunos y lograr todo lo que se proponen. De la autora bestseller Laura Vanderkam. Las mañanas son la clave para tomar el control de tus horarios. Si las usas sabiamente, podrás construir hábitos que te permitan llevar una vida más feliz y más productiva. Sobre la base de anécdotas de la vida real e investigación científica que muestra por qué las...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Three powerful mini audios about high productivity, now together in one audiobook Laura Vanderkam has combined her three popular mini auidobooks into one comprehensive guide, with a new introduction. It will help listeners build habits that lead to happier, more productive lives, despite the pressures of their busy schedules. Through interviews and anecdotes, she reveals . . . What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast-to jump-start the day productively. What the Most Successful People Do On the Weekend-to recharge and prepare for a great week. What the Most Successful People Do at Work-to accomplish more in less...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    ¡Disfruta de la vida sin importar cuán ocupado estés! La mayoría de nosotros nos sentimos constantemente ajetreados, inseguros de cómo escapar de la sensación de opresión por tantas cosas que hacer. Piénsalo: ¿por qué no has corrido esos 10 km o leído ese libro en tu buró? Laura Vanderkam, autora del bestseller Qué hace la gente exitosa antes del desayuno, asegura que con los hábitos correctos puedes vivir de manera eficiente y efectiva y aun así percibir el tiempo de forma abundante. La autora establece 7 principios para aprovecharlo: 1. Atiende tu jardín. 2. Haz que la vida sea memorable. 3. No llenes el tiempo. 4. Permanece. 5. Invierte en...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    There are 168 hours in a week. This book is about where the time really goes, and how we can all use it better. It's an unquestioned truth of modern life: we are starved for time. With the rise of two-income families, extreme jobs, and 24/7 connectivity, life is so frenzied we can barely find time to breathe. We tell ourselves we'd like to read more, get to the gym regularly, try new hobbies, and accomplish all kinds of goals. But then we give up because there just aren't enough hours to do it all. Or else, if we don't make excuses, we make sacrifices. To get ahead at work we spend less time with our spouses. To carve out more family time, we put off getting in shape. To train for a...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    How happy would you be if you had all the money in the world? The universal lament about money is that there is never enough. We spend endless hours obsessing over our budgets and investments, trying to figure out ways to stretch every dollar. We try to follow the advice of money gurus and financial planners, then kick ourselves whenever we spend too much or save too little. For all of the stress and effort we put into every choice, why are most of us unhappy about our finances? According to Laura Vanderkam, the key is to change your perspective. Instead of looking at money as a scarce resource, consider it a tool that you can use creatively to build a better life for yourself and the...read more

  • Laura Vanderkam

    Una fábula encantadora que cambiará tu vida y te ayudará a repensar tu enfoque sobre el tiempo, las prioridades y las posibilidades. Riley Jenkins es una consultora ambiciosa y trabajadora de veintinueve años que está acostumbrada a toda una vida de evaluaciones casi perfectas, hasta que recibe una terrible evaluación de desempeño de su jefe. ¿Cómo es eso posible cuando Riley hace todo lo que sus clientes quieren, incluso responde a sus correos electrónicos las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana, más rápido de lo que esperan? A pesar de sus horas de locura y atención a los detalles, Riley no puede producir el trabajo atento que sus clientes esperan, y ahora tiene...read more