Making the Most of Your Life with Time Management Feat. Laura Vanderkam | POW45


In this episode, we talk with Laura Vanderkam about time management. We discuss the importance of logging your time, discovering where you spend most of your time, and the areas you can find more time for yourself. Laura shares the many opportunities available to you for being more productive as a result.

Learn More About Laura:

Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management and productivity books, including Juliet’s School of Possibilities, Off the Clock, I Know How She Does It, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours. Her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and Fortune. She is the host of the podcast Before Breakfast and the co-host, with Sarah Hart-Unger, of the podcast Best of Both Worlds. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and five children, and blogs at

Key Takeaways:

  • [02:09] Meet Laura and learn more about she got started as a time management expert
  • [03:31] 5 simple strategies to be more mindful of your time
  • [10:12] Use this trick to help you change the narrative of “not having enough time”
  • [13:20] The different areas of your life that are affected by too much social media usage 
  • [15:59] Has time management been affected by Covid-19?
  • [20:53] 1st way you can start being more mindful of your schedule  
  • [23:03] The difference between a hobby vs. a commitment
  • [28:16] The advice Laura would give her younger self

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