The Pomodoro Technique

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APPLY THE POMODORO METHOD FOR BLOGGING AND STOP WASTING TIME
Apply The Pomodoro Method For Blogging and Stop Wasting Time

The advocates of this method find that the Pomodoro method helps you to focus on the task at hand, thus improving productivity. Accepting that you have to be 25 minutes against the clock, focused and uninterrupted, forces you to be efficient. Another advantage is that you can manage and control your time much better. This is especially useful if you do a type of work where you bill your clients for time spent. And finally, regular breaks are the best tool for improving concentration and creativity and reducing procrastination.

  • AUTHOR
    Ruth Raventós
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jul 24, 2018
HOW THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE HELPED ME WRITE 2000 WORDS
How the Pomodoro Technique Helped me Write 2000 Words

Writer Ashley Rose explains how she managed to move ahead of 2100 words while writing her book in just three hours using the Pomodoro Technique. Concentrating diversions during breaks and having a clear objective is what motivated her to reach her goal.

  • AUTHOR
    Ashley Rose
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jun 28, 2018
WHY EVERY RECRUITER NEEDS THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Why Every Recruiter Needs the Pomodoro Technique

Time is money, that is why you should make the most of it rather than losing it being unproductive. With the Pomodoro Technique it's easy to organise your time and work smarter. Once you have managed to complete the first Pomodoros, you will be sorprised at the sense of accomplishment that comes with that!

  • AUTHOR
    Tom Wish
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jun 11, 2018
WIN THE WEEK: TIME TO GET THINGS DONE THE POMODORO WAY
Win the Week: Time to get things done the Pomodoro way

One of the best things about the Pomodoro Technique is its semplicity: you need nothing else but a timer! Also, even if you only manage to succeed in one Pomodoro a day, you still get the feeling of having a lot done, and it just took you 25 minutes!

  • AUTHOR
    Mai Hoang
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    May 19, 2018
FRANCESCO CIRILLO’S “POMODORO TECHNIQUE” – IN WORKFLOWY
Francesco Cirillo’s “Pomodoro Technique” – in WorkFlowy

Break down time into chuncks of focused work may help you being productive and staying away from everyday's distractions for a while. Record your "Pomodoros" and acknowledge the work you got done to feel even more motivated!

  • AUTHOR
    Frank Degenaar
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Apr 02, 2018
FOCUS: THE KEY TO UNLOCKING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
Focus: The key to unlocking your productivity

The best thing about the Pomodoro Technique is that you just need to stay focused for 25 minutes before you take a break. That sounds (and is) doable! Once you have trained to stay concentrated for short sessions, it will be easier to stay on track even for longer periods.

  • AUTHOR
    Siobhan O'Rorke
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Mar 22, 2018
WHY THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE IS THE PERFECT PRODUCTIVITY TOOL FOR TEACHERS
Why The Pomodoro Technique is the Perfect Productivity Tool for Teachers

Find out how the Pomodoro Technique is useful not only for students but also for teachers. Having to follow a strict timetable, professors need to be productive in some rare free time slots during the day. Also, concentrating the work in chunks of 25 minutes helps estimating how long a task is going to take.

  • AUTHOR
    Martine Ellis
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Mar 09, 2018
POMODORO TECHNIQUE FOR FREELANCERS
Pomodoro Technique for Freelancers

Being a freelancer means that you need to work on your own time, which implies that you don't want to lose any of that. That's why the Pomodoro Technique might be perfect for you! If you are distracted easily, try to motivate yourself to stay focused for only 25 minutes before taking a break. This method will help you divide assignments into smaller tasks and have more control over your time.

  • AUTHOR
    Viktor Marinov
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Feb 28, 2018
THE MULTITASKING MYTH: HOW TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE WITH THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
The Multitasking Myth: how to be more productive with the Pomodoro Technique

Multitasking might sound appealing: the idea of getting more than one thing done at the same time is surely charming. Nevertheless, most of the time there is no such thing as effective multitasking. In fact, when working on multiple tasks at once, the quality of your work decreases. Because of that, you might find it more efficient to focus on a single assigment and get it done before moving on to the next one. Manage to deal with your time in a more productive way with the Pomodoro Technique.

  • AUTHOR
    Kirk Studebaker
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Feb 20, 2018
WE TRIED IT: THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE (PRODUCTIVITY HACK)
We tried it: The Pomodoro Technique (Productivity Hack)

Using the Pomodoro Technique as a team can be effective, too. Read about how it helped a group of collegues staying on track with their work, managing their time more effieciently and even having fun while completing their Pomodoros. Avoiding distractions and interruptions could be demanding at first, but it's motivating once you achieve a whole Pomodoro!

  • AUTHOR
    Laura Binder
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Feb 07, 2018
HOW A TOMATO HELPS ME TO STOP PROCRASTINATING AND START WORKING
How a tomato helps me to stop procrastinating and start working

Most of the time, getting started on a task may be even more challenging than completing the task itself. Besides, being too much concentrated on the final result of your work may trigger distracting thoughts. The Pomodoro Technique helps you stop procrastinating and focus on the process rather than on the outcome. Find out the benefits of rewarding yourself with frequent breaks after 25-minute sessions of committed work.

  • AUTHOR
    Nina Jensen
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Feb 06, 2018
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.

  • AUTHOR
    Dave Nevue
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jan 29, 2018
MAKE STUDY TIME EFFECTIVE WITH POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Make study time effective with Pomodoro technique

Everybody remembers those hard boring times when having to do the homework in the afternoon after school. What if children could apply the Pomodoro Technique to feel more motivated? At the end of each 25-minute Pomodoro session they would take a break which would make the effort much more bearable, especially if parents decide to reward them after they have achieved their goals. Check out the article for some more tips!

  • AUTHOR
    Swapna Nair
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jan 18, 2018
TAKE IT FROM SOMEONE WHO HATES PRODUCTIVITY HACKS—THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE ACTUALLY WORKS
Take it From Someone Who Hates Productivity Hacks—the Pomodoro Technique Actually Works

With the Pomodoro Technique it is possible to be more productive by working less. Those never-ending days sitting in front of a computer with barely no breaks could be replaced by shorter more effective chuncks of time which allow you to enjoy some time off without feeling guilty. You will even feel better at the end of the day!

  • AUTHOR
    Kat Boogaard
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jan 18, 2018
HOW TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK: POMODORO TECHNIQUE
How to Be More Productive at Work: Pomodoro Technique

If your routine consists of long sitting hours in front of a computer, it might seem challenging to find some time to stand up and stretch a bit. The Pomodoro Technique helps to create some free time to take a walk, do some quick exercises or just relax before diving into the next session of focused work.

  • AUTHOR
    Julia Yao
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jan 04, 2018
HOW TO USE POMODORO TO DOMINATE FREELANCE WRITING TASKS
How to Use Pomodoro to Dominate Freelance Writing Tasks

If you want to earn money as a freelance writer you surely need to work at a high productivity rate. The Pomodoro Tecnique can help you with that! Focusing on a task for a full 25-minute interval before taking a break can boost your efficiency. Moreover, once you have mastered the technique, you will be able to concentrate more easily!

  • AUTHOR
    Alexander Cordova
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Dec 05, 2017
DOES THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE HELP CHILDREN WITH ADHD?
Does the Pomodoro Technique Help Children with ADHD?

Back in the 1980s, when Francesco Cirillo invented the Pomodoro Technique, he didn't think that his time management method could help ADHD children. However, recently it was proved that it can be beneficial for ADHD learners, who tend to get distracted more easily. Especially the use of a timer can help them complete a task one step at a time.

  • AUTHOR
    Michele Vrouvas
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Dec 01, 2017
TAMING THE MOB PART 5: MOB PROGRAMMING WITH THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Taming the Mob Part 5: Mob Programming With the Pomodoro Technique

Even though the Pomodoro Technique was developed for individuals, have a look at how a group of engineers used it for their mob programming! Having scheduled breaks helped them stay concentrated on a task, thus boosting their productivity. They even adjusted their breaks to be one minute longer, using that extra time to evaluate the work they managed to get done.

  • AUTHOR
    Caito Scherr
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Nov 07, 2017
THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE TO BOOST YOUR STUDY AND WORK.
The Pomodoro Technique To Boost Your Study And Work.

Concentration does not last forever. Indeed, it has been proved that people's ability to stay focused decreases with time passing. That is why the Pomodoro Technique is so useful! By taking short breaks in-between chunks of 25 minutes of work we can concentrate better and for a longer period of time.

  • AUTHOR
    Suresh Babu R
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Oct 23, 2017
INCREASE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY WITH POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Increase Your Productivity With Pomodoro Technique

Whether you are a student or if you've entered the working life already, the Pomodoro Technique can definitely improve your productivity. Of course, nothing happens by itself! You need perseverance and discipline to achieve your goals and make the most out of this time management hack.

  • AUTHOR
    Ayobami Adewole
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Oct 08, 2017
HOW TO MANAGE PROCRASTINATION WITH THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
How to manage procrastination with the Pomodoro Technique

Find out how important it can be to keep a paper and a pen next to you when practising the Pomodoro Technique. Everybody gets distracted by thoughts that pop up while all we want to do is trying to stay focused. Write down these thoughts and come back to them later, only at the end of your current Pomodoro session. This way you will acknowledge distractions and you can deal with them when you are done with your task.

  • AUTHOR
    Kostis
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Oct 03, 2017
THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE: UNLOCK PRODUCTIVITY IN 25 MINUTES
The Pomodoro Technique: Unlock Productivity In 25 Minutes

Working for short periods of time and gaving yourself a break before diving into a new study session may actually help you be more efficient. That is what a study at the University of Illiois found out and also what the Pomodoro Technique suggests. Instead of sitting at your desk all day long, try to split time into chunks and take a break in between. It will take 7 to 20 days to master this method but the results are totally worth the wait. Not only you'll feel more focused, productive, creative and innovative but you'll even diminish both stress and fatigue.

  • AUTHOR
    Alli Hess
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Sep 07, 2017
HOW TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE
How to be More Productive

Knowing that we made the most out of a day makes us feel empowered and give us the motivation to keep on working on our assignments. But is it always the case? Do we always feel this way? Here are some tricks to start moving into the direction of a more productive life-style. Give a try to the Pomodoro Technique as well: higher productivity might even results in some extra free days during the week!

  • AUTHOR
    María Elena Rodríguez
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Aug 30, 2017
THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU WORK
The Pomodoro Technique Will Change The Way You Work

By now, the benefits of the Pomodoro Technique have been tested by lots of people willing to save up a bit of their time. What they found out is that this time management method really can make the difference and grant you some extra time to enjoy things you love. Read about the experiences of those who decided to organize their workload in Pomodoros!

  • AUTHOR
    Sarah Mills
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Feb 25, 2017
WHY I AM OBSESSED WITH THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
Why I am Obsessed with the Pomodoro Technique

Among the many advantages of the Pomodoro Technique, here you can find out which are the ones that the author of the article values the most. Learn more about its flexibility and how you can adapt it depending on your needs. Moreover, it helps to keep you focused and even allows you to take some breaks!

  • AUTHOR
    Amanda Cross
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Jan 27, 2017
MY WEEK WITH A TOMATO
My week with a tomato

Dealing with the Pomodoro Technique for five days, that is how the writer of this article approached this method of time management. His discoveries are well stated in the blog and as he writes, recognising what distracts you certainly is a key issue, indeed being aware of that makes it easier to find solutions against interruptions. That is what he could make during the five trial days, ending up being not at all distracted on the last one.

  • AUTHOR
    Ryan Feline
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Sep 14, 2016
HOW TO USE THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE TO GET THINGS DONE
How To Use The Pomodoro Technique To Get Things Done

Are you having troubles sticking to one single task and you are rather distracted by the possibility of multitasking? If that is the case, you will surely agree that working on more assignments together is neither productive nor effective. The Pomodoro Technique could be the right solution! In fact, it is a simple way to get things done more easily and in a smarter way. Give it a try even if you want to exercise more or do housework!

  • AUTHOR
    Steff Green
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Apr 04, 2016
THE HIDDEN BENEFITS OF THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE
The hidden benefits of the pomodoro technique

Procrastination is a real enemy and working under pressure and against time doesn't usually provide you with the best outcome but rather with a burnout. However, there are lots of "hidden benefits" of the Pomodoro Technique which make it so efficient. Learn how to value your time without wasting it but working on the quality of your assignment instead, be realistic with your workload, manage the time you have and give up on feeling stressed!

  • AUTHOR
    Alice Coleman
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Mar 06, 2016
POMODORO: WORK ALL DAY WITHOUT BREAKING A SWEAT
Pomodoro: Work All Day Without Breaking a Sweat

Discover how working with the Pomodoro Technique could literally revolutionize your life. Don't give up after the first trials, it takes time to get use to it but if you stick to the schedule, you won't certainly regret it. Make sure you estimate how long you think a task is going to take, be ready to focus in order to avoid any type of interruptions and don't forget to take breaks!

  • AUTHOR
    John Cho
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Dec 06, 2015
POMODORO TECHNIQUE – YOUR DIRTY SECRET FOR TOP PRODUCTIVITY
Pomodoro Technique – Your Dirty Secret for Top Productivity

You will be glad to know that probably the most relevant part of the Pomodoro Technique is taking regular breaks. Indeed, working too hard and pushing yourself too much could result in painful headache and frustration. Once you try the real Pomodoro Technique though, you'll feel fresh, energized and much more productive!

  • AUTHOR
    Alex Devero
  • PUBLICATION DATE
    Nov 27, 2015