Tip #736: The Pomodoro Technique

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“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” Paul J. Meyer

This will be an extremely brief Tip.

Have you ever heard of the Pomodoro Technique? It is used for time management and was developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980’s, but I had never heard of it before. I think it’s a great idea if you can arrange to have no interruptions for an hour.

It uses a timer to break work down into intervals of 25 minutes, separated by 5 minute breaks.

The idea is to focus for 25 minutes on a task, then take a 5 minute break away from your computer. Do this … Read the rest