Right Now in Before Breakfast

Save time and mental energy by making some decisions automatic.

Make yourself stand out

Grow your network — and work more efficiently — by sharing your big ideas with the world.

In praise of effortful fun

Bored with social media? Enjoy more meaningful leisure time by being intentional with your time off.

Try a desk day

A listener shares a tip that has made her weeks more calm and productive.

Stay afloat when life is overwhelming

A listener asks how to cope with too much work and too little time.

How to get more ideas

Stumped? A simple strategy will nudge more breakthroughs.

Stop wasting time in meetings

Get more done and get out on time with these tips for smarter meetings.

More memories means more time. Find out how (and why) to make today stand out.

Try a split shift

Protect family time and get your work done with this one tweak to your schedule.

How to stop multi-tasking (mostly)

Doing too much at once? Here’s how to focus and become more engaged.

How to stop being late

Quit rushing and feel more calm with one incredibly simple strategy for being on time.

Create a List of 100 Dreams

What would you like to spend more time doing? Learn about the most fun list you’ll ever make.

An easy way to network

Build a thriving network with this one habit that takes less than 10 minutes a day.

How to exercise during the work day

In an office from 9 to 5? You can still exercise — maybe even with your manager’s blessing!

Think 168 hours, not 24

Never enough hours in the day? No problem. We don’t live our lives in days. We live our lives in weeks. Change your mindset to feel better about work, family, and everything in between.

Morning routines when you have a family

People with family responsibilities can do great things before breakfast too. The key is a little creativity (and flexibility).

What makes a good morning routine?

Mornings are a great time for getting things done. A few smart strategies will make you excited to get out of bed.

Plan something fun for Sunday night

End the Sunday night blues for good with Laura’s favorite weekend planning tip.

Make time for friends

Time spent with friends feels magical. Here’s how to build more of it into your life.

How to Spend Less Time on Email

Email can expand to fill all available space. One Before Breakfast listener writes in with an inbox strategy that has helped her do better work for her clients without getting burned out.