--GRETCHEN RUBIN, author of Better Than Before and TheHappiness Project
"For many years I've wanted to see reflected in ourcollective conversation what I know to be true in women's lives: that many ofus are happily combining work and motherhood, and loving both. Laura Vanderkamhas written the book that's been sorely missing, and she does so with an impassioned,eloquent voice, important new research, and the warmth of a dear friend."
--TARA MOHR, author of Playing Big
"This book could have been titled How to Be a Superhero,because that's how it makes you feel and act after reading it. Vanderkam'scuriosity for high performance and what makes it possible is infectious. Packedwith research from real lives and tips for real change, this book is sure tohelp women around the world discover their own path to success."
--JON ACUFF, author of Do Over
"An empowering guide for professionals who want to figureout how to become superstars in their fields while building satisfyinglives."
--DORIE CLARK, author of Reinventing You and StandOut
About the Author
Laura Vanderkam is the author of the forthcoming book I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Build Lives That Work (Portfolio, June 9, 2015). 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 (Portfolio, 2013), 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think (Portfolio, 2010), and All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth (Portfolio, 2012). She is also the author of a novel, The Cortlandt Boys, available as an ebook.
Laura is a frequent contributor to Fast Company's website and a member of USA Today's Board of Contributors. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Reader's Digest, City Journal, Fortune, 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, including graduating seniors at her high school, the Indiana Academy, who brought her back as a commencement speaker in 2006.
A 2001 graduate of Princeton, Laura enjoys running and singing and serves as the president of the board of trustees for the Young New Yorkers' Chorus. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and four children. She blogs daily at LauraVanderkam.com