How do you manage your time, either to meet billable minimums, stay motivated and productive, or to fit everything into your life? (Do check out this cool billable hour spreadsheet tool.) February is time management month — and we haven’t talked about how best to manage your time in a while. Here’s Reader T’s question on … Read More about How to Manage Your Time
I’m curious, ladies — am I the only one who is crushed by the overwhelming amount of information hurtling my way on a daily basis? I get about 600 emails daily. Every time I log on to Facebook or Twitter I end up throwing at least 5 new articles onto my “read it later” list … Read More about Open Thread: The Best Apps for Helping with Information Overload
How do you stay on top of hair cuts and other personal care appointments when you’re a busy professional? Reader S, who is about to start as a summer associate, wonders… I’m in law school, about to start as a summer associate at a firm in NYC, and I was wondering if you had any … Read More about How to Schedule Appointments When You’re Very Busy
What are your best tips for controlling your spending, readers?
2021 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to fit exercise into a busy day, but you may also want to check out some of our other office-to-gym issues, including our posts on the best streaming workouts to do at home, gym near the office etiquette and how to fit lunch workouts into your workday. … Read More about How to Fit Exercise Into a Busy Day: 8 Tips If You’re Always Working
Do you nap at the office? What are your best tips for napping at the office (possibly without getting caught)? We took a poll on office naps a thousand years ago, but haven’t really discussed since then, and I thought it might be an interesting topic. First, some factoids from the Internet — according to … Read More about How to Nap at Work
What are the best ways to recharge after work — and reclaim those hours as a productive time for you? Reader R wonders, how do you make your evenings productive? Do you have any tips for recharging after work so you can have a more productive night? I keep reading about how mothers like Sheryl … Read More about How Do You Make Your Evenings Productive?
2020 Update: Links have been updated below with our tips on keeping a clean house; you can also check out our latest discussion on cleaning habits in 2020. So: one of the big tips they give to working women is to hire a cleaning lady. I get it, I really do — but I still … Read More about The Best Systems for Keeping a Clean House
Everyone has a naturally productive time of day — here’s how to make the most out of it!
How do you get any work done with you have a chatty boss?
Readers, have you hired someone to clean your house or apartment? What are your best tips for how to hire a cleaning lady? When did you first hire them? (Right out of school, after you reached a certain salary, after you got married or had kids… when?) What have you learned about the process, such … Read More about Open Thread: Hiring a Cleaning Service
What is the perfect clear nail polish for professional women? What takes the least amount of time to apply, yet yields great results (and is good for your nails)? I sometimes wish I could be one of those girls who had a perfect manicure all the time. For a very brief while I tried to … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: Nail Envy