Laura Vanderkam, the author of multiple best-selling works, including 'What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast,' 'Grindhopping' and '168 Hours,' explains what she's learned throughout her research in her talk on time management.
To break this down for her audience, she goes over a few time logs that she has gathered from successful women. In one example, a woman's basement flooded due to a broken water heater and the process that fixed it ended up taking a total of seven hours of her time. With this example, Laura Vanderkam explains that the versatility offered by time is often forgotten, which prevents many people from embarking on extracurriculars or projects that are likely to better their quality of life or career.
In her talk on time management she explores just how "elastic" time really is. As people often say they simply don't have enough hours in the day to do something, Laura Vanderkam shows that ensuring one gets everything they want done is about prioritizing. She says that remembering this is key to ensuring one's happiness, as it makes someone more aware of the ability they have to make improvements.
Spending Time Successfully
More Stats +/-
The Next Manufacturing Revolution
Culture's Impact on Business
The Next Generation of Workers
Harnessing Collective Genius