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ESTRATEGIAS PARA APRENDER MEJOR
Estrategias para aprender mejor

Barbara Oakley, Professor of Engineering at Oakland University in Michigan and teacher of the course "Learning how to Learn", suggests using the Pomodoro Technique when dealing with the problem of procrastination. She also recommends to set a timer when your five-minute break ends, especially if you find it hard to go back to work when it's over.

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    El Pais
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Oct 22, 2018
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    Spanish
TIME MANAGEMENT EXPERT REVEALS HIS TOP TIPS FOR BEING MORE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK – INCLUDING SHORT BREAKS EVERY 25 MINUTES AND TAKING PHOTOS OF WHAT YOU’VE ACHIEVED
Time management expert reveals his top tips for being more productive at work – including short breaks every 25 minutes and taking PHOTOS of what you’ve achieved

Increase your productivity at work following five simple rules: this is what the time management expert Francesco Cirillo explains in his new book on the Pomodoro Technique. Take short and frequent breaks, structure your day, don't let meetings last too long, make time for interruptions and visualize what you have achieved by taking pictures of it.

YOU VERSUS THE CLOCK
You Versus the Clock

Many people have dealt with the need to improve time management. The Pomodoro Technique is an easy solution. Divide your study schedule in 30-minute sections including a break. You are not allowed to cheat and stop earlier!

THE FOUNDER OF THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE NOW HAS THE PERFECT FIX FOR INEFFICIENT MEETINGS
The founder of The Pomodoro Technique now has the perfect fix for inefficient meetings

Working in teams can be really unproductive sometimes. Aware of that, Francesco Cirillo advises to stick to five steps. Start by listing the tasks to be covered until the end of the day, form micro teams, work avoiding interruptions and discuss your results at the end of the day.

  • SOURCE
    The Ladders
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Aug 29, 2018
  • LANGUAGE
    English
A PRODUCTIVE SUMMER: THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE FOR TIME MANAGEMENT
A productive summer: the Pomodoro Technique for time management

Even a journalist can find some difficulties when having to write a paper, especially if working under the pressure of meeting deadlines. This is how a Financial Times reporter overcame the struggle with procrastination.

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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Aug 08, 2018
  • LANGUAGE
    English
THE SIMPLE TRICK TO GETTING TASKS DONE RIGHT AWAY
The Simple Trick to Getting Tasks Done Right Away

The Pomodoro Technique can be applied to all annoying tasks we have to deal with on a daily basis. Whether you need to stay focused at work or whether you need to organize your stuff after a move, you should give it a try!

  • SOURCE
    Real Simple
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Mar 30, 2018
  • LANGUAGE
    English
POMODORO: THE METHOD OF THE SUCCESSFUL
Pomodoro: The Method of the Successful

How does the Pomodoro Technique work and what are the steps you should follow to master your time management skills? Stick to a few simple rules and learn how to work smarter.

  • SOURCE
    Top CIty
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Mar 17, 2018
  • LANGUAGE
    English
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
The Ultimate Guide to The Pomodoro Technique

Though very simple to follow, the Pomodoro Technique could be hard to implent. Here is a complete guide to handle basically every issue you are likely to meet while being on your way towards a more productive life-style. Discover how to manage interruptions, what to do during breaks, how to set goals and much more.

HELPFUL TRENDS AND TIPS FOR GMAT TEST PREP
Helpful trends and tips for GMAT test prep

The GMAT test is an obstacle that every economics student sees in his or her future. It goes without saying that it requires lots of preparation and study. Learn how to keep the workload bearable with the Pomodoro Technique.

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    Feb 23, 2018
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    English
THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE HOW ARTISTS CAN ACCOMPLISH MORE
The Pomodoro Technique How Artists Can Accomplish More

The Pomodoro Technique can definitely be useful for artists, too! When running out of time to create art, you could find it helpful to fully concentrate on a task for 25 minutes before taking a break. If you realise that your workload is likely to take more time, learn how to split it in 25-minute sessions so that you can still have a break in between. Avoid distractions and be ready to accomplish more just by working smarter.

FINALLY – A TIME MANAGEMENT TOOL THAT ACTUALLY WORKS
Finally – A Time Management Tool That Actually Works

Being conscious that you have to focus on a small task just for 25 minutes before having a rewarding break can be more motivating than dealing with a pile of work all at once. Also, taking breaks helps to clear your mind when switching from one assignment to the next one.

ONE WRITER TRIED 4 DIFFERENT TIME-SAVING TECHNIQUES. HERE'S WHAT SHE LEARNED.
One Writer Tried 4 Different Time-Saving Techniques. Here's What She Learned.

Writer Molly Simms tried the Pomodoro Technique and told about her experience. Read how she managed to keep distractions out of the way during the 25-minute Pomodoros.

THIS SIMPLE WORK TECHNIQUE HAS SAVED ME FROM MY EASILY DISTRACTED WAYS
This Simple Work Technique Has Saved Me From My Easily Distracted Ways

The Pomodoro Technique can be effective even against distractions you cannot control. Thanks to it, the author Adjua Fisher managed to find concentration in spite of her loud co-workers and all the other annoying noises of an open office.

STRUGGLING TO BE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK? TAKE A NEUROSCIENTIST'S ADVICE
Struggling to be productive at work? Take a neuroscientist's advice

Having to deal with concentration and procrastination issues is totally natural, especially if you don't train your brain to stay focused, at least for a certain amount of time. According to the neuroscientist Dr Gabija Toleikyte, the Pomodoro Technique could help you boost your productivity.

  • SOURCE
    The Guardian
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Aug 18, 2017
  • LANGUAGE
    English
IMPROVE YOUR FOCUS WITH THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Improve Your Focus with the Pomodoro Technique

You can train your mind to "enjoy learning", this is what the Pomodoro Technique is about. Stay focused for 25 minutes and reward yourself with a break afterwards.

THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE IS THE PRODUCTIVITY HACK DESIGNED TO HALT PROCRASTINATION
The Pomodoro Technique Is the Productivity Hack Designed to Halt Procrastination

Staying focused can be really difficult, especially if you push yourself to do so during an entire day. Taking frequent breaks helps you to stay motivated and being more productive during a relatively short time span.

  • SOURCE
    Curiosity
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    May 12, 2017
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    English
HOW PEOPLE ARE BATTLING CHRONIC FATIGUE USING KITCHEN TIMERS
How people are battling chronic fatigue using kitchen timers

Being tired leads to a ripple effect which we are all aware of: it comes with loss of concentration, procrastination and, eventually, frustration for having lost lots of time being unproductive. To become a Pomodoro-Master means to avoid those days, so that you can feel more efficient and even enjoy your time off fully. All you need is a kitchen timer!

  • SOURCE
    Metro
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    May 06, 2017
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    English
I LET A TOMATO RUN MY LIFE FOR A WEEK
I Let a Tomato Run My Life for a Week

Even though it might take some time to gain mastery in the Pomodoro Technique, a trial-week can be enough to prove its effectiveness. Jenna Blaha, author of the article, explains how she improved her time management skills during five days using this method.

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    Marie Claire
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jan 30, 2017
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    English
THE BEST PRODUCTIVITY SYSTEM FOR PROCRASTINATORS IS TO WORK WITH YOUR NATURAL TENDENCIES
The best productivity system for procrastinators is to work with your natural tendencies

The Pomodoro Technique can surely help you with your time management skills. Sometimes, though, it might feel like the 25-minute-sessions do not really apply to someone's way of working. Adjusting the intervals to your needs could be the right solution, for example with the "real-life Pomodoro" procedure.

  • SOURCE
    Quartz
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Aug 08, 2016
  • LANGUAGE
    English
THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE AND 3 MORE RESEARCH-BACKED STUDY TIPS
The Pomodoro Technique And 3 More Research-Backed Study Tips

Every student eagers to reach that feeling of satisfaction at the end of a productive day. However, staying focused and studying efficiently is easier said than done. Forbes provides some study tips to make the most out of your study time: the Pomodoro Technique is one of them!

  • SOURCE
    Forbes
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  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Apr 26, 2016
  • LANGUAGE
    English
WHAT I LEARNED FROM USING A CLASSIC PRODUCTIVITY TECHNIQUE FOR A WEEK
What I learned from using a classic productivity technique for a week

The author of the article, Kathleen Elkins, tells about her experience after a full week using one of the most popular productivity hacks - the Pomodoro Technique. The experiment was a success, for example in terms of structuring the day better, saving time by working faster and feeling more motivated.

THIS SIMPLE TECHNIQUE CAN SUPERCHARGE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
This Simple Technique Can Supercharge Your Productivity

When using the Pomodoro Technique, don't be over-demanding of yourself. Even if you manage to complete successfully just a couple of "Pomodoros", you will probably realise that you have got more things done in that time than during the rest of the day!

MANAGE PROCRASTINATION WITH THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Manage Procrastination With the Pomodoro Technique

You really need to get that one boring and difficult task done, no way you can delegate it or outsource it. What do you do? The Pomodoro Technique might be the right tool to keep you on track and away from distractions.

DOING A FULL POMODORO: GIVE ME A BREAK, PLEASE!
Doing a Full Pomodoro: Give Me a Break, Please!

The Pomodoro Techique could surely be of help when trying to focus on a task. Working during 25 minutes before taking a break and dividing a huge amount of work into smaller and more manageable assignments seems to be useful for many people. However, make sure motivation starts from yourself, you need commitment for the technique to be effective!