You & Me Pomodoro® Coaching

How can you reduce the complexity of your tasks, reach your goals in less time and increase your spare time?

In the Pomodoro® Coaching You & Me, you and Francesco Cirillo will find the solutions that best suit your context and enable you to reach your goals in an effective and sustainable way. Francesco Cirillo has created the Pomodoro® Technique, and many other low-effort, easy-to-implement productivity methods.

Improve your productivity with the author of the world's most popular time management techniques.

Type Activity Price*
Coaching One-Hour Session
Single one-hour individual coaching session.
€250.00 Buy
Coaching Two-Hour Session
Two-hour individual coaching session.
€375.00 Buy

* All prices exclude VAT


About the Coaching

This coaching activity aims at supporting those who have difficulties experiencing their relationship with time. You will work together with Francesco Cirillo to identify the real factors hindering your productivity and we will find solutions to be applied to your context.

Session Info

Format
1-on-1 one-hour sessions

Delivery Options
Live online, onsite and in-house

Who is it for
Manager, Coaches, Researchers, etc.

Language
English


The Story Behind this Coaching

Francesco Cirillo tells the story behind the Pomodoro® Coaching You and Me.

"More than 30 years ago, when I started to observe my relationship with time and how time could help me look after my mind and its dynamics, I stopped fighting against time and time stopped being a problem.

I know how it feels to fail when it comes to time. I know the need to procrastinate, of following up on any interruption as a way to avoid working on the task. I know what it means to make yourself work 14 hours a day. I know the frustration that comes from the illusion that this behaviour will resolve your problem with time.

But, there is a more efficient way to deal with time. Understand the real problem we have in our relationship with time and consciously solve it by applying solutions adapted to our own context. Simple solutions which, with little effort, can make us very productive.

In my career as a methodologist, my main objective has always been to find solutions characterised by requiring little effort to implement with high leverage like the Pomodoro Technique.

Why do we need these kinds of solutions? Because when we are under pressure, our energy level is low and we can't implement complex solutions. We need to use our energy to think, make effective decisions, and solve problems. We must not work for the process, the process must work for us."


Ann Wilson

Special Education Teacher, Washington DC Public Schools

If you struggle with time, and with being organized around time, this is the course for you! It will require an investment of time, of leaving yourself open to new ideas, or trying on new habits, but the reward will change your life!


Coaching Activity

How is the Coaching You and Me structured?

Every person has a different pace. Usually it is structured like this:

  • The first session will be intended to understand your context, define a list of productivity challenges and define one or more goals that you want to achieve through the programme.
  • In the following coaching sessions, we will work together to reach your goals.

Who uses this programme?

I have worked with:

  • Managers who needed to reconcile their work objectives.
  • Entrepreneurs who wanted to learn how to develop their innovative products with their team applying an evolutionary, adaptive process.
  • Researchers who needed to combine different needs: to work and deliver results on different projects, keep up to date with the newest theories and practices and of course take time for themselves and their families.
  • Writers, designers, product developers and professionals who needed to develop and deliver their creative work and to do so, had to organise their time and resources to favour their creative process and produce the best possible results in a sustainable way.
  • Teams interested in improving their productivity by organising an effective and sustainable Weekly Plan, applying practices to share knowledge, defining strategies to deal with interruptions, uncertainty and change.

What can we do in the Pomodoro® You and Me Sessions?

  • How to manage time, how to prioritise tasks, how to structure your day, your week, and your teamwork.
  • How to achieve multiple goals every week.
  • How to manage and reduce the complexity of your tasks.
  • How to develop your own products in an evolutionary and adaptive way, whether they are software applications, research projects, online stores, etc.
  • How to organise and develop your team to enhance their skills.

My approach to dealing with Time

We will work on how to make time our main ally to increase your productivity.

The solution to managing time can only be found in a radical change of your point of view. And it is easier than it seems. By acquiring adequate tools and working on yourself and your own needs, time can turn from being perceived as an enemy to an ally. We can use time to observe ourselves, make our minds work better and by doing so increase our focus. This leads to a real improvement in productivity. Time can help us respect our deadlines. In a gentle way. One Pomodoro at a time.


Reach your goals in a smooth way

Plan your Session


About the Coach

Francesco Cirillo

Francesco Cirillo is the owner of Cirillo Consulting, a consulting firm based in Berlin that works with many of the world’s largest companies.

He created the Pomodoro Technique, a renowned time-management tool used by millions of people all over the world, while a university student looking for a way to get more done in less time.

Francesco's core focus has always been improving productivity and efficiency, by finding ways to achieve better results with less time and less effort.

Francesco has worked at the forefront of the software industry for more than 20 years. In a career spanning startups, multinationals and freelance consulting, he has mentored thousands of professionals, developers, managers and software teams.

Francesco created the Pomodoro® Technique, a renowned time-management tool used by millions of people all over the world, while a university student looking for a way to get more done in less time.

Read Francesco Cirillo's complete profile.


Ida Alexeeva

HR Specialist

The Pomodoro course helped me to take more realistic approach to my personal time management and gave me self-confidence to reach towards my goals. The course introduces some very useful concepts and approaches for managing complex goals and planning both one's own work effort and work in teams. I can recommend the course for everyone who wants to work more effectively and to make realistic plans for reaching complex or simple goals either personally or in teams.


Price and Conditions

One-Hour Session

€250 + VAT

  • Single one-hour individual coaching session.

Two-Hour Session

€375 + VAT

  • Two-hour individual coaching session.

Please read our terms and conditions for training courses here.


Lee Sullivan

Management Analyst for The State of California

The world of my perceived possibilities and the utilization of my abilities has been enhanced to the level that I know that when I look back on my life there will be two significant periods of accomplishment, pre-pomodoro and post-pomodoro periods. It's just that powerful!


Plan your sessions

See below for our coaching days:

One-Hour Sessions Wednesday from 9 to 10 am CET
from 10.15 to 11.15 am CET
from 5.30 to 6.30 pm CET
Friday from 9.15 to 10.15 pm CET
Saturday from 4.30 to 5.30 pm CET
from 5.45 to 6.45 pm CET
Two-Hour Sessions Wednesday from 9.15 to 11.15 pm CET
Saturday from 7 to 9.15 pm CET

Useful Resources

Pomodoro® Web App

The Pomodoro® Timer Web App will be your time tutor and help you stay focused so you can get more...

Pomodoro® Sheets

To help you get started, check out the official templates of the Pomodoro Technique that you can download and print....

Pomodoro® Training Programme

Interruptions and procrastination are one of the most dangerous productivity killers. How to deal with the Predator while we're working...


FAQ

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Pomodoro® Web App

The Pomodoro® Timer Web App will be your time tutor and help you stay focused so you can get more...

Pomodoro® Sheets

To help you get started, check out the official templates of the Pomodoro Technique that you can download and print....

Pomodoro® Training Programme

Interruptions and procrastination are one of the most dangerous productivity killers. How to deal with the Predator while we're working...