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Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management and productivity books, including:
The New Corner Office
Off the Clock
I Know How She Does It
What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast
168 Hours

Laura is also the author of a time management fable, Juliet’s School of Possibilities and another novel, The Cortlandt Boys, which is available as an ebook.

Her 2016 TED talk, "How to Gain Control of Your Free Time," has been viewed more than 5 million times.

She regularly appears in publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and Fortune.

She is the host of two weekly podcasts, Before Breakfast and The New Corner Office and she is the co-host, with Sarah Hart-Unger, of the weekly podcast Best of Both
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The 30-hour workweek schedule (with a 50-50 split)

Lots of families are facing down a situation of virtual schooling this fall. While a number of daycares have re-opened, there is going to be an on-going risk of sudden, two-week closures. And so one of the most common questions I’m getting these days as I talk about The New Corner Office is how to work from home with kids around.


My answer is the same now as it was pre-Covid. Long term, if you have

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“You don’t build the life you want by saving time. You build the life you want, and then time saves itself. Recognizing that is what makes success possible.”
Laura Vanderkam, I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

“Time is elastic. It stretches to accommodate what we need or want to do with it.”
Laura Vanderkam, I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

“Successful people know that small things done repeatedly have great power.”
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