How I Manage 3 Jobs, 3 Pseudonyms, 7 Dogs, & A High Publishing Rate

12 Time Management & Sustainability Strategies

Destiny S. Harris
Better Humans
Published in
5 min readJan 31, 2022


My lifestyle isn’t for everyone, and often my schedule leaves little room for dawdling, but it’s the life I’ve chosen.

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My Kickstarter

The kickstarter to my day is completing my daily reads. There are at least 6 books I routinely read in the morning (5 daily reads and 1 self-improvement book that breaks into small sections each morning). If I can’t fit in all 6, I read at least 1–2 and save the rest for after my workout before I start my second leg of work.

College Days

I’ve always had more than one thing going on. In college, I was a music director for a church, worked in retail and tech, managed a music teaching business, tagged along for my father’s side hustle, and juggled 17–20 hours of coursework.

Present Days

Now, it’s a bit different. Thankfully, I’m done with school and can focus on what I love. I work in tech, mentor for two companies, write articles and books under 5 pseudonyms, and have 7 dogs.

My biggest lesson from managing a bucket load is that time is extremely limited. With my goals and human constraints, I’ve had to grow more creative to accomplish my goals without burning myself to the ground.

People frequently ask me how I publish so many books. I tell them: I write a lot. That’s all you got to do. But there are two more things you can do to make writing a lot easier:

  1. Maximize your time.
  2. Implement a sustainable routine.

In other words, trim the fat by eliminating redundancies and superfluous obligations and tasks.

12 Time Management & Sustainability Strategies

Randomly, I started reading a book on time management and completed it right around the new year; it changed my life. Time is the one thing we can never get back. Hence, I’ve found ways to maximize my limited time. Here are eight:

#1 Weekly Housecleaning



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