April 6th, 2013 By: Ash
Ever had those days when you didn’t feel motivated at all? You know you’ve got a ton of stuff to do but you just can’t get yourself started.
You know it’s only going to get worse if you procrastinate but you just couldn’t be bothered. It’s too overwhelming to even think about that mountain of tasks – let alone actually do them!
Use the Pomodoro Technique to break your work up into 25 minute increments.
Essentially this is about turning your mountain into several molehills and then working on one molehill for 25 minutes.
It’s really that simple.
Francesco Cirillo developed the Pomodoro approach to time management in the late 1980s.
It focuses not only on 25 minute productive time slots but also on breaks. The idea here is that frequent breaks can improve mental agility.
The key benefits of this technique are:
There are five steps to implementing the technique:
There are many Pomodoro timers available for the iPhone. Here’s a simple and FREE Pomodoro timer available at the iTunes Store