Own Your Calendar
For most women, maintaining a work-life balance can be a challenge. That's why, when building a calendar, it's crucial to not only include professional commitments or goals, but personal, physical and spiritual ones, as well, Tierney said.
And remember, she added, it's OK to close that inbox every once in awhile.
"It's important to close the inbox daily, to set aside time to think and to give people your full attention. I make sure my most productive time each day is not spent responding to email."