Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management and productivity books. Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done explores why some busy people feel relaxed about time whereas others do not. I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time provides an analysis of 1,001 days in the lives of women with demanding careers and children at home. What the Most Successful People Do before Breakfast profiles prominent people who use time creatively to achieve their goals. 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think argues that time is best approached from the holistic perspective of a week rather than any single day. Ms. Vanderkam’s work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalUSA TodayCity Journal, Fortune, and Fast Company. She has appeared on numerous television programs, including the Today Show and CBS This Morning, and in hundreds of radio segments. Ms. Vanderkam’s TED talk, “How to Gain Control of Your Free Time,” has been viewed more than 8 million times. She is the co-host of the podcast Best of Both Worlds and host of the daily podcast Before Breakfast.