Before Breakfast

Before Breakfast

In each bite-sized, daily episode of Before Breakfast, host Laura Vanderkam shares a time management strategy or an answer to a listener’s schedule question. How can listeners make the most of their time, both at work and at home? The mission is to give listeners practical tools to feel less busy and get more done.

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March 2, 2024 4 mins

Social skills aren’t automatic. Here’s how to improve at them.

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Make the most of bits of downtime

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February 29, 2024 5 mins

Find more discretionary time, even in a busy life

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February 28, 2024 4 mins

No one dislikes a compliment

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February 27, 2024 4 mins

How to get out of a reading slump

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February 26, 2024 6 mins

Make this week stand out

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February 25, 2024 5 mins

Tips from Designing Your Work Life for surviving busy times

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February 24, 2024 4 mins

A listener asks how to shrug off unhelpful feedback

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February 23, 2024 5 mins

Get your photos out of your phone and onto your walls

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February 22, 2024 4 mins

Bad weather doesn't need to spoil the fun

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February 21, 2024 6 mins

Find ways to remember what life looked like in the past

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February 20, 2024 6 mins

Coming back from vacation shouldn't be stressful

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February 19, 2024 6 mins

We have the power to create the delight we want to see in the world

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February 18, 2024 4 mins

Stop expecting people to read your mind

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Flowers are great, but so are these ideas

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February 16, 2024 5 mins

Have more fun by learning to sing something confidently

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February 15, 2024 4 mins

Retell a painful story to highlight your best traits

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February 14, 2024 4 mins

There's no point in being stingy with affection

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February 13, 2024 4 mins

Look for solutions instead of just complaining

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February 12, 2024 4 mins

Practice any social skills that happen to be weak

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