Right Now in Before Breakfast

Management expert Scott Miller offers advice on how to make your team feel loved

Elevate your screen time

A listener shares a way for making easy fun more meaningful

Mull it over

First ideas often aren’t the best ideas

Look great fast

A listener asks how to spend less time getting ready in the morning

Be reliable (even when life is complicated)

How to manage workloads and expectations when life is challenging

How to stop ruminating about work

A listener asks for strategies to take her mind off work stress

How to deal with chatty co-workers

Learn to focus without alienating your colleagues

Become a regular somewhere

Find happiness by going places where everybody knows your name

How to put more serendipity in your life

Bust the routine and make space for new adventures

Choose a go-to gift

Thoughtful gifts don’t always require a lot of thought

Teach kids (or anyone) about time

Share smart strategies by asking for advice

Read it out loud

Communicate better by writing for the ear

Write next year’s review now

How to turn your long-term career goals into reality

Nail your year-end review

Plan now for an annual review that propels your career forward

The one habit that can revolutionize your time

A listener shares how tragedy led her to make time for adventure

Give each parent one night off

Parents can make time for hobbies too

Choose the ideas that matter most

Productivity expert Charlie Gilkey offers an exercise for narrowing down your to-do list

Embrace the thrashing

Productivity expert Charlie Gilkey shares a tip for making it through challenging projects

Reach out to someone you admire

How to build connections with high-profile people

Try something scary

Emotional intensity can stretch the experience of time