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The Magical 90 Minute Solution for Getting Things Done

26 Nov, 2012 0 comments All life areas

What is it about 90 minutes that makes it the ideal time period for getting things done with maximum focus, resulting in better results? While researchers are still debating the exact nature of this phenomenon, it does well to know the 90 minute rule, which although is associated with one’s sleep patterns, can be applied to other spheres of life too. You can enhance personal and organizational productivity and time management with ease if the 90 minute rule is incorporated into the home and work environment. There are roughly three areas of your life which will benefit the most from this method – sleep, time and productivity. With practice, you can extend the habit to almost everything you do. Here’s a closer look at how you can apply it in daily life:

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Time Management Basics: The Pomodoro Technique

04 May, 2012 0 comments All life areas

GTD and time management experts as well as professionals from numerous fields stand by The Pomodoro Technique as one of the best methods to get things done on time and manage procrastination and distractions. This simple technique is extremely useful for those looking to boost their personal and team productivity by eliminating interruptions and distractions at work. The main idea behind Pomodoro is to decrease work anxiety by breaking down the tasks at hand and doing them in small intervals of 25 minutes each. This intelligent breakdown of time allows the person to complete the task at hand in small chunks during which their attention is completely focused on the task, followed by a small break to refresh the mind, and then starting again. Each productive 25 minute period builds momentum, thereby increasing the feeling of productivity as well. This technique can be used by almost anyone, in any form of work setting. However, it’s most effective for people who have to work at a designated place and have trouble concentrating for long periods of time sitting at the same place. Let’s have a closer look at the technique:

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