The hardest part about scheduling appointments (or lunches, or office hours) is all the back and forth trying to find a mutually convenient time. I’ve recently discovered a lovely, free, web-based tool that makes the whole process a lot easier.
I’ve been tweaking my family’s morning and bedtime routines over the past few months, and reflecting on the power of routines.
Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In keeps generating media coverage, much of it critical, and much of it predicted in her text. I was surprised, however, by how much level-headed and pithy commentary around time-management Sandberg included. Continue reading
I’ll admit it: my top time management struggle is leaving adequate margins in my schedule. No matter whether you call them margins, wiggle room, extra time, or cushion, it’s essential to leave space in your routines, schedule, and life to cope with the unexpected and the emergent. Easy to say, hard to implement.