Right Now in Before Breakfast

How to stay productive on the road

Travel can sap energy, but if you handle it well, you can get a lot done.

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You can quit in the middle

How to walk away from things that are no longer a good use of time

Read at lunch

Give yourself a little literary treat in the middle of the work day

Email mistakes you shouldn’t make

Avoid disasters with these smart email strategies

Why it’s smart to follow your passion

Success is a volume game — so spend a lot of time on the things you love

Should you make your bed?

Sometimes order matters, but sometimes good enough is good enough

Relax when you have a short weekend

A listener with a 6-day workweek learns to maximize a day off

Stage a mental rehearsal

Prepare wisely for any high-stakes event

How long will this take?

Good time managers become masters at the skill of estimating time

Is time management dehumanizing?

A listener asks if planning every minute spoils the experience of time

What should you do the night before?

Prepping at night for the morning doesn’t always save time

Set a timer

Use your snooze button — and other timers — to help you focus

Clear out your calendar

How to rescue a day that looks busy but not productive

Commute with a friend

Turn wasted time into a highlight of your day

Get out of a slump

A listener asks how to stay motivated when the excitement of a project wears off

Revisit those New Year's resolutions

The year is half over, but you can still achieve your January goals

Make time for a side hustle

Find time for extra cash without quitting your day job

How to buy happiness

Money can boost happiness, if you spend it right

Save time and money

Sometimes being efficient is frugal too

Penny-wise, pound foolish

Time is valuable. Don’t underestimate its worth.