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Laura Vanderkam    

Author of "168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think" & "What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast"

Laura Vanderkam is the author of I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time. Based on a time diary study of 1001 days in the lives of professional women and their families, this book takes a practical approach to the question of how people combine work and family while enjoying their own sweet time too.

Laura is also the author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, and All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth. She is also the author of a novel, The Cortlandt Boys.

Laura's work has appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, City Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, and Prevention.

She has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show and Fox & Friends, hundreds of radio segments, and has spoken about time, money, and productivity to audiences of all sizes.

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168 Hours: Succeeding at Work and Life, 24/7

Drawing on the themes from her time management books, Laura talks about how to manage the 168 hours we all have each week to get the most out of your professional and personal life. In addition to sharing her top 10 time management tips, Laura can work with a few audience members beforehand to tweak their schedules, and incorporate the results into her talk.

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